[Digikam-users] Importing XMP sidecar files automatically

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Sun Jan 11 11:27:12 GMT 2015


I think AfterShoot XMP namespace is not scanned.

If AfterShot store data in standard XMP namespace, info will be found,
else, this is another particular case to implement, as usual.

What do you not found in digiKam as information store in xmp sidecar by AS ?

Gilles Caulier

2015-01-09 22:13 GMT+01:00 Kerry Kirk <my1kwords at gmail.com>:
> If this has been asked before I apologize.  I wasn't able to find a way to
> search the email archives.
> I am using DK 4.13.3 on Ubuntu 14.04.  I have a group of photos with XMP
> sidecar files created in another program (Corel Aftershot Pro 2).  These
> exist in the same directory as the photos (file.jpg) and are name
> (file.xmp).  I am able to highlight a single photo in DK and import the .xmp
> file by the route  Image > Metadata > Import XMP and chosing the .xmp file
> for that image. The import works as expected and all of the keyword data
> that was contained in the xmp file shows up in the tags for that image.
> When I try to highlight multiple images and do the same thing I am still
> instructed to choose a single .xmp file.   I have checked the documentation
> and Googled and still cannot find out how to get DG to read all of the .xmp
> files in the folder for the existing images.  My settings are set to read
> sidecar file.  What am I missing?
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