[digiKam-users] Is there a way to run an external program/script on selected images?

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Wed Sep 19 11:48:37 BST 2018

woenx <marcpalaus at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I use xterm as a terminal for digikam scripts in Ubuntu, so it should work as
> Xubuntu as well.
> /xterm -e /path/to/script.sh %U/
> where %U is a list of the filenames of selected pictures that are passed as
> arguments to the script.
This doesn't work as expected.  What happens (on my xubuntu 18.04
system running Digikam 5.9) is that the script is called once for each
selected image with the parameter being the file name.  I.e. I don't
get the script called with "a list of the filenames of selected

Is this a bug or as designed?

Chris Green

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