[Digikam-users] Re : Re: 2 problems tagging multiple images

maderios maderios at gmail.com
Thu May 22 20:28:46 BST 2014

On 05/22/2014 08:28 PM, Phil wrote:
> On 22/05/14 14:27, maderios wrote:
>> On 05/21/2014 05:57 PM, Phil wrote:
>>> How do you force dk to only write xmp metadata? When I add a tag to an
>>> image, dk writes it to 5 metadata fields, 4 of which are xmp but also
>>> the IPTC Keywords field. Dk also writes various housekeeping information
>>> to other IPTC fields.
>> First, with Exiv2 tool (or an other one), I delete all unwanted tags
>> from pictures
>> http://www.exiv2.org/
>> Then in DK, I disable all tags management except xmp:
>> - settings, configure DK
>> - metadata
>> - behaviour: I clear all except image tags, read & write sidecar files
>> (write to image and xmp sidecar), update file timestamp...,
>> - display: unselect/clear all (exif, iptc, makernotes, etc) except xmp
>> viewer
>> -xmpviewer: select all
>> Dont forget kipi plugins-> metadataEdit
> Thanks. If I understand correctly, you say that the display settings
> don't only control display of metadata in dk, but also have an effect on
> which metadata dk writes to the image files? So with the above
> configuration, dk doesn't write the image tags to an IPTC:Keywords field
> in the image file?
I told you I use *only* xmp... I dont know anything about IPTC...

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