[Digikam-users] Hierarchical tags
schubert.seb at googlemail.com
Sat Aug 14 19:22:23 BST 2010
On Saturday, 14. August 2010 17:47:53 David Kerber wrote:
> I have hierarchical tags, in this case a top-level tag Birds, and
> several sub-tags for different species, such as Cardinal, Chickadee,
> Woodpecker, etc. I would have thought that if I assign a tag from a
> lower level (Cardinal, for example), that it would also find it under
> the upper level when I do a search, but that doesn't seem to be
> happening. For example, if I assign just the tag "Cardinal" to an
> image, I would have though that a search for a "Birds" tag would also
> find the Cardinal image, but it doesn't seem to be doing so. It
> appears that I have to assign both the parent and the child tags for
> it to be found in a search for the parent tag.
In the tag filters window, do a right click -> Toggle Auto -> Children .
Now you have the wished behaviour. Also I recommend to tag only the
lowest level possible tag. Eg use just "Birds" for the ones you don't
the species. So you can find in this example the pictures you don't know
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