[KPhotoAlbum] looking for RAW work flow suggestions..

Ted Miller limaohio123-CompMailLists at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 13 13:50:12 CET 2008


Jan Kundrát wrote:
> Ted Miller wrote:
>> 1. The thing I am waiting to work its way out through the upgrade 
>> process is the "grouping" of files, where I can group the raw files 
>> and the jpgs, tiffs, etc that I create from it, and have only one show 
>> up in the browser, and be able to tag them all at once.  I know you 
>> guys were working on this.   Is it in a numbered version yet?  If so I 
>> will start watching for that version to become available.
> 
> The image stacking will be present in the 4.0 release, which will 
> require KDE4 libraries. There won't be any 3.x release anymore.
> 
>> 2. Question: when searching, is there a way to include the file name 
>> in the search.  Last evening I wanted to pull all the *.png files out 
>> of a couple hundred pictures I had searched for in the browser, but I 
>> could not figure out how to do that.  Did I miss something?  If not, 
>> could I make a request for another field in the search screen?  
>> Depending on how you choose to name your files, there could be various 
>> other reasons for wanting to search on file name.  Usual wild-card (or 
>> regex?) search syntax should work there.
> 
> There was (a bit hackish) way to do that, but only in a limited scope -- 
> if you select Edit->Open list of files, you can copy&paste a list of 
> file names and these files will open in the thumbnail viewer. This is 
> *not* consistent with other searching, and might not be available in 
> 3.1.1, either.
> 
> I'd suggest you file a bug asking for this feature, but I'm not sure if 
> we are going to implement it. On the other hand, I think that the 
> now-popular-search-as-you-type thing could be implemented in the 
> thumbnail view...

I filed bug 175004.  If I didn't get something right, my apologies, as
this is my first KDE bug filing.

Ted Miller
Indiana, USA





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