[Digikam-users] how do I get the photos into Albums?

Dick Angus rja-linux at shaw.ca
Sat Apr 17 20:28:56 BST 2010

On April 17, 2010 09:23:18 am Gracia M. Littauer wrote:
> On Saturday 17 April 2010 03:00:05 pm FireFly wrote:
> > Albums are just folders/directories, so wherever you told DigiKam to
> > store your photos, if you make a folder and put some pictures in it, it
> > should appear in DigiKam.
> i know you don't know my background & it's hard to explain. I have used a
> computer for 25 years, starting with an Amiga, so I'm well versed in dirs.
>  I have over 1000 photos in different dirs. I just haven't got a clue HOW
>  to let digikam know where they are. and use them.

Put all those dirs under a top level dir called Photos, Pictures, Albums, or 
something like that. Open Digikam and make this top-level dir the albums 
location and Digikam will do everything else.

An old mainframer getting current
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