[KPhotoAlbum] Is there a way to copy tags between photos ?

Mark Eichin eichin at gmail.com
Sun May 6 04:59:56 CEST 2007


The little wxPython app I used (with bins) before I moved to kimdaba
had exactly that feature - "fill" (ctrl-A) would fill in all metadata
from the last-viewed image.  Very useful for a one-at-a-time workflow,
without getting in the way of browsing.

These days I do use ctrl-2 tagging in kimdaba, but only for things
that I know cover a lot of images and that I can set from the
thumbnail view "later"; otherwise, I just don't tag things as
carefully if I'm not uploading them.  I'd probably use a copy-tags
function, but (especially since I'm running such an old version anyway
- 2.1)  I haven't really had the motivation to implement it as an
addon...

On 5/5/07, Angel Lopez <anglopm at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> why don't you use tag multiple photos at the same time? (CTRL-2) and
> then you tag all the photos with the same persons just in one step.
>
> Even, if almost all of them have the same persons but one or two are
> different you can tag all first with the same persons (this will fit
> most of them) and then change one or two individual photos to math the
> correct information.
>
> Good luck
>
> On 5/5/07, Martin Jost <lists at majo.name> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I'm right in the middle of tagging a bunch of photos.
> > One point came up again and again: I have a lot of photos here, which
> > show e.g. "nearly" the same persons (give or take one or two). So when
> > tagging those photos one by one, I re-enter the same names again and
> > again. It would be really nice to have two features for this:
> > - A key (and/or control in the tagging window) to tell KPA: Copy the
> > tags of the last tagged photo to this one. (So I can use this as a
> > starting point)
> > - A way to copy tags, by drag and drop in the main window, so I can
> > easily copy already present tags between photos. (Probably this should
> > add the dropped tags to the already present ones)
> >
> > Is such a feature (or a similar one) already present ?
> > (I looked in the KPA help - but this is still for 2.x and searched my
> > accumulated mailing list postings)
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Martin
> >
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