[KimDaBa] Newbie Q: Auto-assign Location/Persons on import?
jmfayard at gmail.com
Tue Sep 28 10:29:13 BST 2004
On Mon, 27 Sep 2004 22:59:06 -0500, Michael Sternberg
<starbuzz at comcast.net> wrote:
> I have a collection of a couple thousand images, currently stored in a
> directory hierarchy primarily organised by location, roughly following this
> When I point kimdaba at this tree, I'd be faced with a flat list of
> thumbnails (broken down into chunks of 100 per default). Obviously, this is
> impractical as a base for importing and further maintaining such a
> collection. The need for going beyond the simple tree scheme arose since I
> want to assign "event" labels which cover multiple sites in turn, and
> create/view albums by location and/or event. It seems Kimdaba would be
> perfect for this (single user, single machine, no need for SQL engine) once
> the initial import is done.
> So the question I'd like to ask is this: What would be the best way to
> retain information from an existing directory hierarchy upon import (pickup)
> into kimdaba?
> I'm using kimdaba-1.1 with SuSE-9.1.
Hello, in KimDaBa 2.0 which is getting close, you can browse by folder
exactly the same way you browse by Persons, Location or Keywords now,
but auto-assigned, so your transition effort will be close to zero.
Screenshot : http://www.stud.uni-karlsruhe.de/~upaxe/temp/kimdaba_with_folder.png
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