[digiKam-users] Read / write metadata on an album and not on the whole collection

Remco Viƫtor remco.vietor at wanadoo.fr
Wed Oct 13 11:00:27 BST 2021

On mercredi 13 octobre 2021 11:23:31 CEST herve.lebrouster at orange.fr wrote:
> Hello,
> What I want to do is :
> on an album (folder) and not on a collection :
> - read / write metadata
> - search for new items on an album (folder)
> Because these operations on the entire collection (80000 photos are very
> long, processing takes 48 hours !!! )
Tools -> Maintenance,
uncheck the first box "Whole albums collection"
then select the album you want to work on, and the tasks you want.

Alternatively, for the metadata,
open the required album, Edit -> Select all, and pick the one you want 
from Item menu


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