[Digikam-users] Feature requests

Mikolaj Machowski mikmach at wp.pl
Sun Mar 29 22:31:23 BST 2009

On Sunday 29 March 2009 21:39:32 Stephen wrote:
> 1. A trip planner. I often see photographs, perhaps a tv show, or other
> source of information where I think, I would love to go and photograph
> there. At present I keep a ring binder file with this information in.
> What I would love to see is to have a facility inside digikam that would
> allow me to record this. Perhaps associate scans, links to google earth
> etc. When I then plan a trip I could look in digikam and see which areas
> I have marked for interest. Afterwards when I get back I could tie the
> photographs I have taken to the original trip info.

IMO such functionality doesn't belong into digiKam directly. If you want use 
only images you can create album and use various form of metadata to record 
your POI. But I recommend to use other application for that: 
a) Kontact for todo lists with attachments, links in summaries, etc
b) IMO and this is what you are looking for: Basket http://basket.kde.org . 
Unfortunately only version for KDE3 is really stable now.

> 2. Versions of the same photograph. I often produce multiple versions of
> 3. Sidecar files. Would it be possible to carry sidecar files with the

These two wishes are registered at bugs.kde.org and demand for these features 
is recognized by developers.

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