[Digikam-users] Tags and everything related to them
veaceslav.munteanu90 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 25 13:07:00 BST 2014
I can help you with some warning messages on bulk operations such as
options from Tags Manager and Maintenance.
The write tags operation from Tags Manager is guarded by 2 warnings,
one describing and suggesting read before write.
I can't do more than this.
On Fri, Jul 25, 2014 at 2:51 PM, Wolfgang Mader
<Wolfgang_Mader at brain-frog.de> wrote:
> On Friday 25 July 2014 14:45:20 Veaceslav Munteanu wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 25, 2014 at 2:38 PM, Wolfgang Mader
>> <Wolfgang_Mader at brain-frog.de> wrote:
>> > On Friday 25 July 2014 14:32:47 Veaceslav Munteanu wrote:
>> >> Hello everybody.
>> >> I want to thank everybody who sent me pack of images to test. I really
>> >> called them nuke pack, because they really had everything in them:
>> >> legacy tags, duplicates and obsolete tags :D
>> >> Thanks to them I was able to reproduce a lot of issues and fix them all.
>> >> What I did:
>> >> 1. Fixed more than 3 different scenarios in which digiKam could not write
>> >> tags 2. Fixed IPTC being out of sync with XMP
>> >> 3. Fixed _Digikam_root_tag_ which appears in images tagged with old
>> >> version of digiKam
>> >> 4. Added extra deduplication when writing tags + logic to remove all
>> >> occurrences of _Digikam_root_tag_
>> >> 5. Tested all packs received from users: All images contain fresh
>> >> clean tags after read then write
>> >> 6. XMP sidecar files also tested: read then write will remove any
>> >> inconsistency 7. Fixed Tags Manager write option, which was broken
>> >> 8. Tested all 3 options to read and write metadata: from maintenance,
>> >> from menu and from tags manager
>> >> 9. Tested face tags and read/write on them
>> >> 10. If you have large collections, use Tags Manager write option, it
>> >> will only write tags and process will be much faster
>> > Hello Veaceslav,
>> > thank you for your work on this. This is great news! In order to remove
>> > all
>> > tags from already taged images, do you recommend to use Tags Manager (your
>> > point 10)?
>> Tags Manager use a specialized option from maintenance, which sync
>> only tags (without caption, rating, etc)
>> > Do you still need more images. I can prepare a set next week (I am right
>> > now away from my images).
>> yes, you can always send me packs of image which create problems on
>> your machine.
>> WARNING: Please call read tags before calling write tags. digiKam now
>> simply delete everything before setting tags from database.
> Since taging is for some workflows important and time consuming to set up, do
> we need a little research on how to make Tags in Digikam more robust? I would
> hate to lose all my tags, just because I clicked two actions in the wrong
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