[digiKam-users] Import - Download New

Maik Qualmann metzpinguin at gmail.com
Wed Jul 3 21:13:57 BST 2019

When an image is downloaded using the Import tool, it is stored in the DB. It 
is a fingerprint of device, file name, file size and file date.


Am Mittwoch, 3. Juli 2019, 21:51:50 CEST schrieb Mick Sulley:
> Running DK 6.1 AppImage on Linux Mint.
> My normal method of operation is to connect my camera via usb to my
> desktop, select Import, then on the Import screen select Download >
> Download New.  I just did this and for some reason it only downloaded a
> few of my pictures, normally works fine.
> In this instance I have connected the camera and downloaded some
> pictures to my laptop whilst on holiday, so I don't know if that has
> caused some sort of issue.
> This is not a major problem for me, but it did make me wonder, what
> qualifies as 'New' when downloading?  Does it look to see if the file
> exists already?  From what I have seen I don't think that is the case. 
> Is there a flag on the picture to say if it has been downloded?  Is
> there some other criteria?
> Thanks
> Mick

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