[digiKam-users] When do tags get written to image file(s) - how to delete a tag?

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Thu Sep 20 23:12:47 BST 2018

Maik Qualmann <metzpinguin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 20. September 2018, 18:24:02 CEST schrieb Chris Green:
> > I hope I'm not becoming a big nuisance asking all these questions. :-)
> > 
> > I'm a bit confused about the order in which tag changes (and
> > especially tag deletions) happen.
> > 
> > I deleted a tag using the Tag Manager and assumed that would delete it
> > from the image so I then did "Read tags from image".  However it would
> > appear that my idea of how this works is all wrong as the deleted tag
> > came back.
> > 
> > So, after using the Tag Manager (or manipulating tags in any other
> > way) how do I guarantee that all my changes are in the image files?
> > I need them to be there for other programs to use them.
> Are you still on digiKam 5.6.0? Unfortunately, digiKam-5.6.0 had an error, so 
> that not always the metadata was written into the pictures. Please do *not* 
> use this version.
No, I'm using the 5.9 Appimage.

Chris Green

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