Tom Cada | 1 Nov 04:48 2009
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Metadata blues.

I have just installed DigiKam 1.0.0-beta5 from the Ubuntu repositories
(version 9.10). Everything seems to be working OK except for the
metadata handling.

I have been trying to set up a metadata template (Settings > Configure
DigiKam > Templates) and find that I cannot enter the Copyright, Right
usage terms, and Instruction fields. They accept data but do not save
it. That is, when I close the window and then reopen it, there is
nothing is those fields.

In addition, when I select "Write metadata to image" nothing happens.
I would have thought that I would be asked which template and then the
metadata from that template would be added/updated to the image.
Though I may be wrong. That's not the first time.

Any suggestions?

Thanks. Tom.
ssmail1398 | 1 Nov 12:52 2009
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Re: Metadata blues.

Had similar problem when updating from 0.9 to 1.0. Then the problem was file permissions. Check file
permissions or, more pragmatic, check if it works when running digikam as root.

Sven
--- Den sön 2009-11-01 skrev Tom Cada <thomas.cada@...>:
> Från: Tom Cada <thomas.cada@...>
> Ämne: [Digikam-users] Metadata blues.
> Till: digikam-users@...
> Datum: söndag 1 november 2009 04.48
> I have just installed DigiKam
> 1.0.0-beta5 from the Ubuntu repositories
> (version 9.10). Everything seems to be working OK except
> for the
> metadata handling.
> 
> I have been trying to set up a metadata template (Settings
> > Configure
> DigiKam > Templates) and find that I cannot enter the
> Copyright, Right
> usage terms, and Instruction fields. They accept data but
> do not save
> it. That is, when I close the window and then reopen it,
> there is
> nothing is those fields.
> 
> In addition, when I select "Write metadata to image"
> nothing happens.
> I would have thought that I would be asked which template
> and then the
> metadata from that template would be added/updated to the
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Tom Cada | 1 Nov 18:49 2009
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Re: Metadata blues.

Thanks for that. I tried that with no success. I think I will submit
this as a bug as those 2 fields are completely ignored.

Thanks... Tom.

On Sun, Nov 1, 2009 at 7:52 AM,  <ssmail1398-maillist <at> yahoo.com> wrote:
> Had similar problem when updating from 0.9 to 1.0. Then the problem was file permissions. Check file
permissions or, more pragmatic, check if it works when running digikam as root.
>
> Sven
> --- Den sön 2009-11-01 skrev Tom Cada <thomas.cada <at> gmail.com>:
>> Från: Tom Cada <thomas.cada <at> gmail.com>
>> Ämne: [Digikam-users] Metadata blues.
>> Till: digikam-users <at> kde.org
>> Datum: söndag 1 november 2009 04.48
>> I have just installed DigiKam
>> 1.0.0-beta5 from the Ubuntu repositories
>> (version 9.10). Everything seems to be working OK except
>> for the
>> metadata handling.
>>
>> I have been trying to set up a metadata template (Settings
>> > Configure
>> DigiKam > Templates) and find that I cannot enter the
>> Copyright, Right
>> usage terms, and Instruction fields. They accept data but
>> do not save
>> it. That is, when I close the window and then reopen it,
>> there is
>> nothing is those fields.
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Gilles Caulier | 1 Nov 18:55 2009
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Re: Metadata blues.

2009/11/1 Tom Cada <thomas.cada@...>:
> Thanks for that. I tried that with no success. I think I will submit
> this as a bug as those 2 fields are completely ignored.

I recommend to try current code from svn, where a lots of bugs have
been fixed about template...

Gilles Caulier

>
> Thanks... Tom.
>
> On Sun, Nov 1, 2009 at 7:52 AM,  <ssmail1398-maillist@...> wrote:
>> Had similar problem when updating from 0.9 to 1.0. Then the problem was file permissions. Check file
permissions or, more pragmatic, check if it works when running digikam as root.
>>
>> Sven
>> --- Den sön 2009-11-01 skrev Tom Cada <thomas.cada@...>:
>>> Från: Tom Cada <thomas.cada@...>
>>> Ämne: [Digikam-users] Metadata blues.
>>> Till: digikam-users@...
>>> Datum: söndag 1 november 2009 04.48
>>> I have just installed DigiKam
>>> 1.0.0-beta5 from the Ubuntu repositories
>>> (version 9.10). Everything seems to be working OK except
>>> for the
>>> metadata handling.
>>>
>>> I have been trying to set up a metadata template (Settings
>>> > Configure
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Sean McClain | 2 Nov 07:20 2009
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digikam 0.9.2 libs/lprof compile error

Apparently, lcms (little cms) used to provide a macro called BOOL, and
the digikam source hasn't been patched/updated to reflect the fact
that it doesn't anymore. Since this just generates, well, a bool, I
decided to replace every reference to BOOL in libs/lprof/* with the
macro versions of lcms newer than 1.17 provide, LCMSBOOL. That is to
say,

for library in libs/lprof/*.c libs/lprof/*.cpp; do sed -i $library -e
's/BOOL/LCMS&/g'; done

(if you don't use the above command, don't worry if whatever editor
you use to do the regex replace is case-insensitive; there's only one
occurence of lowercase 'bool', and it's in a comment; I went through
and did all the edits by hand to make sure there were no surprises.
Just change every BOOL to LCMSBOOL)

I did this on another machine I don't have direct access to from this
machine, so unfortunately I don't have a suggested patch. However, it
should be trivial to generate one. In addition, there's no added
concern with BOOL being somehow more generic than LCMS, as there are
other LCMS macros already in place that would have to be replaced
anyway if the digikam maintainers decided to use a different cms.

And I'm happy to say that, as of my writing this, it has compiled and installed.
David Moran | 2 Nov 10:06 2009
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Moving IPTC data to the comment field

I have a series of photographs that I have geo-tagged and associated
with names via geonames (http://www.geonames.org/). The names show up
in the metadata of my photographs in the IPTC section. I would like to
have the ability to move the Location Name, City, Province, and
Country Name to the comment of the photograph. Does anyone know of a
way to automate the grabbing of specific IPTC fields and moving them
to the comment of a photograph? Would creating a batch process in
digiKam be feasible or will I have to look somewhere else?

Thanks,
David
Micha? Smoczyk | 2 Nov 10:36 2009
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Re: Moving IPTC data to the comment field

David Moran wrote:

> I have a series of photographs that I have geo-tagged and associated
> with names via geonames (http://www.geonames.org/). The names show up
> in the metadata of my photographs in the IPTC section. I would like to
> have the ability to move the Location Name, City, Province, and
> Country Name to the comment of the photograph. Does anyone know of a
> way to automate the grabbing of specific IPTC fields and moving them
> to the comment of a photograph? Would creating a batch process in
> digiKam be feasible or will I have to look somewhere else?

Hi David, digiKam cannot do this (yet) using Queue batch manager,
but I think it will be possible via scripting ExifTool or Exiv2
(note that Exiv2 cannot write some RAW files, for example Canon CR2).

But, why you want to /move/ this information? These geolocation
names fields are designed to keep such information. Or did you mean
/copy/ those information to comment? Cheers,

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Gilles Caulier | 2 Nov 11:00 2009
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Kipi-plugins 0.8.0 release for KDE4...

Dear all digiKam fans and users!

Kipi-plugins 0.8.0 for KDE4 is out.

To read full announce, please look at:

http://www.digikam.org/node/483

Happy digiKam

Gilles Caulier
digiKam project
http://www.digikam.org
Gilles Caulier | 2 Nov 11:34 2009
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Re: digikam 0.9.2 libs/lprof compile error

0.9.2 is a little bit old.

this problem have been already fixed since a long time :

https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=148930

Please update to 0.9.6 for KDE3 or 0.10.0 for KDE4

Gilles Caulier

2009/11/2 Sean McClain <sean.mcclain.dc3.sw@...>:
> Apparently, lcms (little cms) used to provide a macro called BOOL, and
> the digikam source hasn't been patched/updated to reflect the fact
> that it doesn't anymore. Since this just generates, well, a bool, I
> decided to replace every reference to BOOL in libs/lprof/* with the
> macro versions of lcms newer than 1.17 provide, LCMSBOOL. That is to
> say,
>
> for library in libs/lprof/*.c libs/lprof/*.cpp; do sed -i $library -e
> 's/BOOL/LCMS&/g'; done
>
> (if you don't use the above command, don't worry if whatever editor
> you use to do the regex replace is case-insensitive; there's only one
> occurence of lowercase 'bool', and it's in a comment; I went through
> and did all the edits by hand to make sure there were no surprises.
> Just change every BOOL to LCMSBOOL)
>
> I did this on another machine I don't have direct access to from this
> machine, so unfortunately I don't have a suggested patch. However, it
> should be trivial to generate one. In addition, there's no added
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David Moran | 2 Nov 16:54 2009
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Re: Moving IPTC data to the comment field

On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 1:36 AM, Micha? Smoczyk <admin@...> wrote:
> Hi David, digiKam cannot do this (yet) using Queue batch manager,
> but I think it will be possible via scripting ExifTool or Exiv2
> (note that Exiv2 cannot write some RAW files, for example Canon CR2).
>
> But, why you want to /move/ this information? These geolocation
> names fields are designed to keep such information. Or did you mean
> /copy/ those information to comment? Cheers,

Thanks, I will take a look into creating some bash magic using one of
those tools. I did mean copy as I want the location names as a caption
when I upload to Smugmug.

David

Gmane