[Digikam-users] DocumentName tag and autorotate when importing

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Wed Apr 7 11:42:11 BST 2010

2010/4/7 Jonas Norlander <jonorland at gmail.com>:
> Hello!
> I just saw one thing with the metadata added when importing and has
> the auto rotate option activated. If the picture is rotated during
> import the metadata tags DocumentName, ImageWidth and ImageLength is
> added. For the pictures not rotated this tags is not added. Can
> someone else verify this?
> For me the DocumentName tag is really handy is it contains the
> original filename before renamed during import and i would like to see
> it added for all files imported.

well, if file are not touched during import, metadata still as well...

When autorotating is performed, metadata need to be adjusted (as image
size). This is why DocumentName is added.

Gilles Caulier

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