unable to unset tag set externaly

Maik Qualmann metzpinguin at gmail.com
Thu Apr 6 18:53:04 BST 2023

So that externally removed tags also disappear in the digiKam database, the 
option to clean up the metadata in the database must be activated in 
digiKam-7.x.x in the metadata settings. Otherwise, tags are only added but not 
The option will no longer be available in digiKam-8.0.0, the strategy has 
changed there.


Am Donnerstag, 6. April 2023, 13:19:04 CEST schrieb frederic chaume:
> Hi all
> after the crash I had this week, I  have rebuild all my configuration ,
> but I have a remaining problem with the tag
> see the scenario below (done on a raw file and it was working well
> before the crash)
> - Set the tag in DXO => refresh the caption in DK, tag is seen correctly
> in DK
> - unset the tag in DXO => refresh the caption in DK but tag still
> visible in DK even if the tag is no more in the XMP sidecar file
> I tried multiple times and no change
> I have removed the XMP and tried again, same problem still happened
> in setting/metadata/advanced/tag the order I used is
> lr.hierarchicaltag
> dc.subject
> Digikam.TagList
> ...
> the flag "unify read and write " is set
> Any idea? thanks for your help
> regards
> Frederic

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