[Digikam-users] Words match in digiKam search

guenter guenter.k at arcor.de
Sat Sep 3 11:24:46 BST 2011

Am 28.08.2011 00:02, schrieb Jean-François Rabasse:
> Hello,
> I have some questions about the way digiKam performs strings
> comparisons when searching for keywords.
> 1. The digiKam handbook says "searches are case insensitive".
> Well, doesn't seem to be the case in my environment (digiKam 1.2.0,
> Linux OpenSuSE 11.3 with KDE 4) with non US ASCII characters.
> I have several pictures with captions containing the word "église"
> (for non French readers, église is a church). E.g. picture 1 is
> titled "Petite église rouge", and picture 2 is titled "Église à
> vendre". (With an uppercase É because all my titles are
> capitalised.)
> Now, if I type (in the words search input field) the word "église",
> I get picture 1 but not picture 2. And if I type "Église", I get
> picture 2 but not picture 1. Clearly a case sensitive match,
> concerning only the ISO Latin characters (typing "éGLISE" finds
> picture 1 too, and "ÉGLISE" finds picture 2).


same here: "Über" != "über".
May be a problem of the used string-compare library?

digikam --version:
Qt: 4.7.3
KDE Development Platform: 4.7.1 (4.7.1)
digiKam: 2.0.0


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