[digiKam-users] How to show original date taken on image thumbnails
ajebay at errichel.co.uk
Tue Nov 24 11:41:43 GMT 2020
On 19/11/2020 21:37, Hans-Peter Huth wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Nov 2020 20:58:41 +0000
> Budge <ajebay at errichel.co.uk> wrote:
>> I am just starting out with digiKam and have started to assemble my
>> albums in one place to start tagging. At present the digital images only
>> have the metadata from the images and the date shown on the copies I have
>> are dated with the date when file was copied not the date taken.
> You can configure the preview (thumbnail) view to show date and other info,
> is this what you want?
My problem is that I have used Imagemagick to convert my original fpx images from an old Kodak camera to jpg images but the metadata does not copy or at least I have not been able to enable this. I can copy over the metadata fromthe fpx image to the jpg converted image using exiftool, which works well and gives me what I need but I was hoping I could get all I needed in the one step. Meanwhile it was great to see the old test picture now with correct date on the thumbnail.
Thanks for your reply.
Still working on it
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