[Digikam-users] Fwd: Re: Multiple, overlapping tag types?

Johannes Wienke languitar at semipol.de
Thu Aug 12 19:29:14 BST 2010

Am 12.08.2010 19:16 schrieb David Kerber:
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: [Digikam-users] Multiple, overlapping tag types?
> Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2010 13:05:36 -0400
> From: David kerber <dckerber at verizon.net>
> To: Johannes Wienke <jwienke at techfak.uni-bielefeld.de>
> On 8/12/2010 10:46 AM, Johannes Wienke wrote:
>> David Kerber wrote:
>>> I'm trying to find a low cost picture organizer that will meet my needs,
>>> and am coming up empty, but it looks like digikam is close.  Can
>>> somebody tell me if I'm missing something in the docs?
>>> What I need is to be able to put a picture in multiple disjoint groups.
>>>    For example, I might have a group called "flowers" and a  group called
>>> "bugs".  A closeup of a bug on a flower would be entered into both
>>> groups.  Then I need to be able to search for "flowers", or  "bugs", and
>>> this picture would show up both searches.  If I were to search on
>>> "'flowers' AND 'bugs'", this might be the only picture that shows up.
>>> Can digikam do this right now?
>> Yes, absolutely possible with tags.
>> Johannes
> Ok, the install went smoothly, and I'm playing with it now.
> In the search box, under Advanced Search, Tags section, how do it tell
> it that the tags should be AND'd together, rather than OR'd?  In
> mathematical terms, I want the intersection rather than the union of the 
> tags' search results.

Hm, with searches I really can't find this but what you can do is select
one of the tags on the left side and then use the tag filter sidebar on
the right side to further restrict the images with more tags. This
allows a conjunction.


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