[digiKam-users] Copy file path and name to clipboard from thumbs view

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Tue Mar 7 10:56:36 GMT 2023

Le mar. 7 mars 2023 à 11:42, Frédéric Da Vitoria <davito9w at free.fr> a
écrit :

> Gilles,
> I guess you did not understand what I wrote. I'll try to rephrase it. DK
> does not behave as you expecte because in Windows the software which copies
> to the clipboard must choose between file or text format. DK chooses file
> format, so that you can paste in Windows Explorer and other file managers,
> which is fine IMO. Unfortunately, the price to pay is that it does not work
> in most text editors. If you read my previous post, you'll see that DK's
> behaviour is the same as Windows Explorer's: when you copy from DK, you can
> paste in a file manager but not in a text editor, just as like when you
> copy from Windows Explorer (or the other file manager I checked).

Well in this case, we must add a button probably in Image properties
dialog  to be able to copy paths as string in clipboard. There is a
specific image properties view when multiple files are selected.

Please open a file in bugzilla about this topic.


Gilles Caulier
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