Achim Bohnet ach at mpe.mpg.de
Fri Dec 5 15:05:16 GMT 2003

On Friday 05 December 2003 15:40, Bruce Ravel wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to start this with the obligatory heaping of praise on Jesper.
> Kimdaba is really quite splendid -- the cleverest program of its sort
> that I have seen so far.


> That said -- it could be cleverer.  Here are a few feature requests:
> 1.  Is it possible to import new images while Kimdaba is running?  As
>     far as I can tell, the only way to do so is to copy new images
>     somewhere into the ~/Images/ (or whatever one chooses) directory
>     and restart the program.
> 2.  It would be nice to be able to be able to do more things with the
>     set of selected images.  For example, it would be very useful to
>     be able to copy the set of selected images to some directory.
>     Some more examples might be to fire up KMail with the selected
>     images already loaded as attachements or Ark with the images
>     ready to be included in an archive file.

I've keep asking Jesper (kimdaba) and Renchi (digikam) to unify there
metadata (one index.xml for kimdaba, one digikam.xml per directory
for digikam) so both apps can be used in parallel.   When/if done almost
all of your wishes are automaticly implemented ;)
> 3.  In the HTML export dialog, it would be nice if there were better
>     control over the type of image file used on the html page.  I find
>     myself using Kimdaba for all sorts of images, not just the ones
>     from my digital camera.  PNG images suffer by conversion to JPG.
>     One should be able to choose the export file type or tell Kimdaba
>     to preserve the filetype of each image.

There are many other KDE apps that primary task is HTML Gallery
generation. Ask the authors if there's a possibility for better

> Thanks!
> Bruce
> -- 
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