How can I move a lot of albums to another collection?

jdd jdd at
Wed Mar 1 10:43:57 GMT 2017

Le 01/03/2017 à 11:22, Anders Lund a écrit :
> onsdag den 1. marts 2017 10.56.25 CET skrev jdd:
>> Le 01/03/2017 à 10:44, Anders Lund a écrit :
>>> PLEASE implement in next version of digikam proper file management. Using
>>> file manager is not proper, as it will either discard metadata, og
>>> require 10000s of metadata files written.
>> I'm not sure (not tested). I already know that one can rename files from
>> file manager without disturbing digikam, so probably digikam manage
>> files by UID, not file name.
>> so moving a file from a folder to an other may not be a problem. May be
>> only on the same disk/partition?
>> pretty easy to test
>> jdd
> I would loose alle metadata in the digikam database if I do that.
did you test it?

I can't test myself because as I keep metadata in the file it will 
obviously be also moved


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