[digiKam-users] digiKam Templates
remco.vietor at wanadoo.fr
Fri Jul 26 18:56:41 BST 2019
On jeudi 25 juillet 2019 16:42:43 CEST Northern Colorado Event Photograph
> 1. I don't agree that the exhibited behavior is correct. See attachment,
> which describes my attempt to create a template step-by-step for my
> reasoning. Perhaps I am missing something.
To me, it looks like the *intended* behaviour though. Whether that behaviour
is "correct" depends on your point of view, I guess.
The "OK" button saves the changes and closes the dialog, next time you open
the dialog, it's a fresh start. If you want to edit a previously created
template, you have to select it in the list at the top first. The "template
title" field being empty might be taken as a hint that you are not working on
the previously created "Template test" template...
> 2. I downloaded v. 6.2 but I have not yet installed it. When I started
> the installation a message was displayed that read, in part:
> "Important: database schemas can be upgraded between major releases, so
> it's recommended to backup all database files . . . ."
> I am not sure where those database files are located.
> I found this: Program Files/digiKam/digikam/database/dbconfig.xml.
> Is that the actual database file that I need to backup? If not, where is
> the database file located?
No, the databases should be in your private data directory (not using MS-
Windows, so I don't know the exact location). Those *.xml and *.conf are
> In that same folder is also mysql-global.conf.
> Does that also need to be backed up?
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