[Digikam-users] automatic thumbnail generation

Arnd Baecker arnd.baecker at web.de
Sun May 18 17:47:05 BST 2008

Hi Michael,

On Sun, 18 May 2008, Mickey wrote:

> Hi folks,
> I'm using digikam since serveral weeks and I quite enjoy it ;-)
> But one thing annoys me a bit, after adding several new RAW (pef) images
> to the database, digikam doesn't generate the thumbnails for the
> complete folder on the fly, but only for the part of the folder which is
> shown... so I have to scroll the folder in thumbnailview very slowly to
> have all the thumbnails generated... after that everything works fine...
> Is there a way to generate all thumbnails for the new images in background?

This is currently not possible, see:
and also

> Another small problem, is there a way to assign a shortcut to "open
> with... (and then a programm)"?

I would love that too, but it is not implemented.
Sounds like an extension of:
to me.

Gilles, would it be possible to assign short-cuts
to dynamically generated menu-entries, as the one
for "Open with"?

Best, Arnd

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