[digiKam-users] How to find where metadata is stored?
cl at isbd.net
Sun Oct 6 22:30:33 BST 2019
Gilles Caulier <caulier.gilles at gmail.com> wrote:
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> The edit metadata tool use file metadata as well everywhere. It do not edit
> database info directly.
OK, that's good to know.
> If you modify file metadata, and after you force digiKam to sync database
> with file metadata, the database will be updated with your changes. Look
> Album menu option named "Reread metadata from files". Maintenance tool has
> also a section to sync back database with file metadata.
So that 'Title:' in the Description must be in the database and not in
> Gilles Caulier
> Le dim. 6 oct. 2019 à 13:16, Chris Green <cl at isbd.net> a écrit :
> > I have a few images that cause a (minor) error about their IPTC data
> > in a static gallery generator program (sigal).
> > When I look at them in Digikam (I'm running the 6.3 appimage in Linux)
> > I really don't understand what I'm looking at when I select "Edit
> > Metadata" in the Item menu.
> > How can I tell whether the metadata I am looking at is in the database
> > or the image? ... *and* how can I 'synchronise' the metadata in the
> > iamge and the database in a way that ensures I don't lose any data?
> > As it is Digikam is showing a Title: for these images in the
> > Description section on the right hand side of the main window but I
> > can't find this title anywhere in the "Edit Metadata" pop-up window.
> > So where is this title I can see stored?
> > --
> > Chris Green
> > ·
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