[Digikam-users] Auto rotation

Remco Viëtor remco.vietor at wanadoo.fr
Sat Oct 8 08:48:54 BST 2011

On Saturday 08 October 2011 08:49:08 Photonoxx wrote:
> Do you have change anything before that ?
> I personally encounter this kind of behavior when set digikam to read
> metadata from XMP sidecar, and since exif info are not included in XMP,
> exif rotation was simply not applied...
> Le Sat, 08 Oct 2011 02:19:26 +0200, David Vincent-Jones
> <davidvj at frontier.com> a écrit:
> > This appears to be new.
> > My CR2 raw files taken in portrait mode are now no longer rotated
> > correctly and cannot be rotated through the software.
> > Processed raw files however are correctly turned.

Indeed, if I add tags, caption etc. to a raw file, that data is stored in a 
sidecar, and the RAW Exif data aren't read anymore. But, if you use the menu 
'Image -> Adjust Exif rotation tag' you can get the proper orientation back.


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