[Digikam-users] Wrong filter results

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Sun Nov 24 22:20:50 GMT 2013

2013/11/24 Wolfgang Mader <Wolfgang_Mader at brain-frog.de>:
> Hi list,
> I still have issues with filtering out data types. As you can see on the
> screenshot, the left image is of type JPG while the right one if of type JPEG,
> mind the extra E. If I filter for jpeg files, only files of type JPG are shown.
> Moreover, as can be seen on the right panel of the screenshot, no dimension is
> known for the JPEG file. This is unique to digikam, since e.g. Gwenview or
> dophin know about dimensions. Where does Digikam takes the info for the file
> type from to show the overlay (here JPG or JPEG). The connection to the my file
> server is very slow. Can this be the reason for this problem?

No. These info are taken by Exiv2 library and stored as well in database.

Sound like, exiv2 metadata extraction is broken.... Can you try to
sync DB with file metadata using option from main menu, to see if
metadata can be extracted again ?

Gilles Caulier

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