[Digikam-users] Read/Write to sidecar files is grayed out (Digikam 2.6.0 on Gentoo)

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Tue Oct 2 08:05:44 BST 2012

2012/10/2 Carlos Barahona <cbarahonae at gmail.com>:
> That was it! I reinstalled libkexiv2 and now it works. Thanks!
> Another question, if you don't mind: I have checked that the XMP sidecar
> file is created and it contains tags info, etc... however, in the metadata
> info, the XMP and IPTC tabs are always empty (I have checked that I have
> several items activated in the display lists in the metadata configuration).

Do you switch right tags filter button on top of metadata views to
disable filters. By default we show human readable tags, not all.

> I am not sure if this is correct (maybe the images I work with, mostly RAW
> from a Canon 40D, or the JPEG I obtain after processing them doesn't contain
> info in these formats), or maybe I have another problem (I supposed the info
> stored in the SMP sidecar file should appear in this tab).

To be sure, send me by mail an archive with image + xmp sidecar to test here.

Gilles Caulier

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