[digiKam-users] Import - Download New

Mick Sulley mick at sulley.info
Wed Jul 3 21:23:37 BST 2019

Thanks, I think that explains what happened.

On 03/07/2019 21:13, Maik Qualmann wrote:
> 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.
> Maik
> 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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