[Digikam-users] Dragging images from digikam album view to Nautilus removes the original

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Fri Apr 23 14:31:46 BST 2010

Do not use an old beta5. use last digikam stable 1.2.0

Gilles Caulier

2010/4/23 Rei Shinozuka <shino at panix.com>:
> i'm used to dragging images from digikam album view to thunderbird or to
> web uploads and it never disturbs the original contents of the album.
> when i wanted to copy some images to a thumbdrive to show someone, i
> dragged the images there, and after half a dozen images, i noticed they
> were being deleted from the album.  i restored them, but had i not
> noticed, this could have been unfortunate.  i was surprised (to say the
> least) that the drag and drop action from digikam album to nautilus was
> a move rather than a copy. i tend to expect a drag and drop to any
> removable media to be interpreted as a copy.
> i do notice when dragging images from one album to another in digikam,
> the app gives you the option to "move" or "copy" which is great.  also,
> when dragging from nautilus to digikam you get that choice.
> is there a way to configure that dragging images from albumview to
> nautilus (or some other app) doesn't ever delete the original?
> digikam: Version 1.0.0-beta5 Using KDE 4.2.4 (KDE 4.2.4)
> nautilus: 2.26.2
> ubuntu 9.04
> kernel:  2.6.28-18-generic
> thanks much!
> -rei
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