[digiKam-users] People Vs person tag trees

woenx marcpalaus at hotmail.com
Mon Apr 1 18:12:22 BST 2019

For face detection and tagging it's the tree at the "People" panel at the
left. However, the "Tags" panel will also show face-tags as if they were
normal tags. I agree that it can be a bit confusing sometimes.

The normal procedure should be: 

1) you scan the pictures for faces (either from the "People" panel or by
right-clicking an album and scanning it for faces. You can either just do
the face detection, or also face recognition. 

2) When the scan finishes. Go to the "Unknown" tag in the "People" panel.
New detected faces will be there, and you can name them. After naming them,
you'll find those faces under the name you used in the People panel.

3) In case digikam recognized some faces, you have to check under each
person's name (there may be some unconfirmed ones).

And that's basically it. Face-tags should automatically be saved in the

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