[digiKam-users] Finding and selecting a whole bunch of unrelated photos

Remco Viëtor remco.vietor at wanadoo.fr
Sun Dec 27 17:31:04 GMT 2020

On dimanche 27 décembre 2020 17:56:15 CET digikam at 911networks.com wrote:
> DK 7.1.0 appimage on Manjaro.
> I'm helping an "old friend" (in his 70s). He has about 20,000 images.
> He needs them organized, tagged, titled and captioned. I want to use
> DK for doing the job.
> I will be setting things up for him on his laptop (opensuse).
> I want to select the images that he already has uploaded to facebook.
> I have the list (1000+ images) from his feed.
> Is there a way to batch process the adding of the tag : "uploaded |
> facebook" from the list without have to do it one at the time (find
> filename => tag)?
From within digikam, I don't think so.

Otherwise, if they are jpg images or you have sidecars, it might be possible 
through a script, using exiftool or exiv2. Easiest if the list has one name 
per line.

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