[digiKam-users] Metadata for RAW files

Maik Qualmann metzpinguin at gmail.com
Mon Jul 22 17:40:20 BST 2019

The problem is now fixed. If the option to write in sidecar is activated, 
metadata can also be entered and changed on the XMP tab for read only RAW 
files. EXIF and IPTC of course not.



Am Montag, 22. Juli 2019, 18:22:08 CEST schrieb Nicolas Boulesteix:
> As it's a mailing list, I'm not sure you can add an attached file after
> publishing your message... and I don't found any rw2 attached file in your
> previous message but I download sample rw2 file and I can confirm there's a
> matter. So, I suggest you to open a file in the bugtracking system.
> For editing metadata without "edit metadata" tool, I don't speak about
> "metadata" right tab which only display metadata, I speak about the tab
> just after the "map" right tab.
> In this side tab, you have three tab in the top, one for title, description
> and rating, one for keywords (or tags ?) and the last one for more
> informations about picture like Author, credits, copyright, and more.
> In this last tab, you can't edit directly informations, you have to create
> a model clicking on the pencil symbol in the right of the first row used to
> select the model.
> Create a model corresponding to the credits, author and more you want to
> set, and when done, in this tab, select the model and apply it to your
> pictures. My side, it succeed to create an xmp file related to a rw2 file
> with the updated content.
> Nicolas
> Le lun. 22 juil. 2019 à 15:22, Rafael Linux <rafael.linux.user at gmail.com> a
> écrit :
> > I don't find nothing similar to legend, but "Metadata" in the right side,
> > but
> > doesn't let me change anything. I must remember that I don't pretend to
> > change metadata inside RAW files, but using the sidecard files. I
> > mentioned
> > I had all permissions on the folder where my RW2 files are to clarify that
> > is not a permissions issue.
> > 
> > Photonoxx, as you suggested, I tried "write xmp files only for read only
> > picture" but the issue continues. I understand that this is referred to
> > file
> > permissions and, as I wrote, I have all permissions for those files. And
> > about "Photo legend/Photo footer", it does work, but that's not so
> > powerful
> > as "Element, Edit metadata".
> > 
> > In conclusion, as can be seen in the video, something is failing with RW2
> > files from "Element, Edit metadata".
> > 
> > Thank you
> > 
> > P.D.: I attached one RW2 file to my previous post, but I did it after
> > publishing, so maybe some of you didn't notice that.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
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