[digiKam-users] How To Tell DigiKam That Image Files Have Moved?

Tim Carr timothyjcarr at gmail.com
Thu Feb 2 14:08:13 GMT 2023

What about creating a brand new album (or album structure) in the desired
location, and then move the images to that new set of albums within Digikam?

On Wed, Feb 1, 2023 at 11:43 PM Robert DiGrazia <daycandle at gmail.com> wrote:

> DigiKam 7.9.0
> Windows 7
> Each record in the thumbnails database contains a pointer to the
> thumbnails' associated image files.
> E.g. this appears in FilePaths for one of my thumbnail records:
> Q:/Photo/ScannedFilm/P3S41.tif
> I gather that if I move the image files, I have to change the FilePaths
> entries.
> The only way I know to do this is to dump the database, edit the dump, and
> restore the database.
> E.g. if I move my files to folder R:/Photos/, I can change the FilePaths
> to the new folder name.
> That seems simple enough, though tedious, and one is unlikely to move the
> images often.
> Even so, is there a way to tell DigiKam to make the changes throughout the
> database?
> I.e. in my example, can I tell DigiKam to change all instances of
> "Q:/Photo/ScannedFilm" to "R:/Photos"?
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