[digiKam-users] Grouping images by filename

krz.kapusta krz.kapusta at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 03:10:53 GMT 2018

Thanks for all the answers!

I think the bugzilla feature mentioned by @meku
https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=318357 (grouping by regex) tries to
solve a more complex task than what I had in mind.

I went ahead and created a bugzilla feature
https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=400777 along with a patch for the
functionality as I would imaging it.
It combines knowledge about timestamps and filenames to try to divide
photos into groups of timelapses (or bursts). During my initial testing
this has proven to work just I wanted it to.

I'm interested what you think of such a feature landing in Digikam in the

śr., 24 paź 2018 o 00:17 meku <digikam at meku.org> napisał(a):

> This is a much asked for feature so it would be worth reviewing previous
> discussions and patches and perhaps you can build on their work. One such
> example is https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=318357
> On Mon, 22 Oct 2018 at 07:44, krz.kapusta <krz.kapusta at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi
>> I noticed that the "Group Selected By Filename" option groups images with
>> only exactly matching filenames. This is great for a wide variety of use
>> cases, but definitely not all of them.
>> I am mostly working with images and videos out of my GoPro. Sometimes
>> with photo series or even long timelapses. It would be great if Digikam
>> recognized these and grouped all series automatically together.
>> Usually images have filenames that end with an incrementing number.
>> Moreover time difference between photos is the same in the entire series.
>> I wanted to start contributing to the project and this caught my
>> interest. What do you think about this feature?
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