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How to change date format in digikam (day/month/year instead of month/day/year)

In Digikam, is it possible to change the default date format (e.g. in the EXIF metadata) to day/month/year, instead of month/day/year?
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DigiKam: Transfer XMP Data from grouped JPEG to RAW

i have a large image collection in DigiKam that consists of grouped JPEG and RAW images. JPEG images are the thing displayed by the group by default. I'm pretty sure that I configured digikam in a way ...
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digiKam cannot find photos after upgrading to a larger hard drive [Linux] [Ubuntu 22.04]

I'm using digiKam 7.5 on an Ubuntu 22.04 system. After upgrading my laptop's SSD to a larger one (to make more room for more photos of course :) ) by backing up my home directory and then restoring it ...
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Using Digikam to associate arbitrary key/values to images

I'm currently using Digikam to assign tags to my photos. However, these tags are like boolean (true/false) values - a picture either has a tag or it doesn't. I also would like to assign more complex ...
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How does digikam identify/track photos?

I want to keep my metadata in the digikam database (only), i.e. not write it to the EXIF data. However, I'm afraid that if I rename photo files or move them to a different folder, digikam won't be ...
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How to change default settings in Digikam's Batch Queue Manager?

Digikam's Batch Queue Manager is very useful for batch renaming or editing metadata of files. However, every time I launch it I have to manually change some of the default settings - notably, the ...
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.dtrash folder in digiKam

I've just started using digiKam on Windows for my photo management software. In the root folder where I keep my files (Picture) is a folder, .dtrash\files, that has ...
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Digikam: (Easily) possible to rename files and place in date-based sub-albums *after* importing/downloading?

Currently, I'm importing a huge batch of photos from my camera, and it's busy renaming the files to *_v1, *_v2, cuz I've formatted the memory card so the camera started counting up from zero again and ...
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How do I synchronise digikam between different PCs?

I copied the digikam database files from my PC to my laptop, but digikam ignored them and recreated its database. How can I copy the digikam data back to the PC without the same thing happening? The ...
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How to batch edit photos with digiKam and have a preview?

I am not a professional photographer so I do not know the proper terms for many things, I apology myself for this. I will pose my question with an example. I have a set of pictures in digiKam: They ...
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How to ignore RAW files in DigiKam

All my photos are in one directory tree: ...
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In digikam, when finding duplicates, how to decide which is the "reference image"? I.e. how to decide which duplicates to eliminate?

I am using digiKam, and I have loaded all my photos. I have several duplicates, sitting in different disks/folders. I discovered the "find duplicates" function, and the "remove ...
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In digiKam, how can I compute the total number of photos in my database?

I am new in using digiKam, and I just started to import and organize my big collection of photos. Is there a way to know the total number of pictures in my database? I have digiKam version 7.4.0, in ...
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Is there any way to sort in digiKam by a specific metadata tag?

All my files in my image and video library use XMP::photoshop\DateCreated\DateCreated\0. When I open my library in digiKam and do view by creation date, the order ...
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DigiKam vs. LibRaw command Output Discrepancy

Recently I have stumbled upon digiKam software which internally uses LibRaw library as a raw conversion engine. I have tried to convert one of the images I have using digiKam with all conversion ...
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How to "manually" sort items in Digikam

Digikam includes the option to sort files in an album by "manual and name" or "manual and date." However, I haven't been able to find any way to "manually" reorder files. ...
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Does Digikam have picture 'view' option witout importing them?

I am exploring Digikam, but I don't see a option to just 'view' my pictures from my hardrive witouth importing them all to my computer. Is this so, or am I missing something? (I am looking for a free ...
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What data does digikam actually share?

I am planning to switching from Lightroom to digikam as I do not like the subscription model. So far digikam looks very interesting. After reading the privacy statement I am a bit puzzled. Amongst ...
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DigiKam: Exclude raw files in slideshow

In my folders I store images as raw and as jpg as I'm not comfortable with a pure raw photography workflow yet. I regularly group the files by filename when applying operations such as rating or face ...
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Digikam: How to use EXIF info (e.g. Manufacturer = Nikon) as filter criteron in Digikam?

Digikam: How to use EXIF info (e.g. Manufacturer = Nikon) as filter criteron in Digikam? (If I type "Nikon" in the "Text Filter" in the sidebar nothing shows.)
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How to "save a session" in digikam?

I'm fairly new to digikam. (Previously I was using Shotwell to sift through thousands of photos from various sources to separate the wheat from the chaff, but now feel digikam might be better suited ...
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digikam: reuse edit filter for batch editing

I edited a raw photo and applied some filters (so, I can see them in "used filters" tab in image editing window). I would now like to apply the exact filters in a batch editing for multiple files, is ...
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Inconsistent behavior when adding new hierarchical tags in Digikam

Whenever I create a new hierarchical tag in Digikam (right-mouse click on image -> Assign Tag -> Add New Tag) then all hierarchy levels are applied to the image. ...
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How do I clean up hierarchical tags when adding new levels in Digikam?

I often find myself restructuring and refining my hierarchical tags in digikam. For instance, assume that an image is assigned ...
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Digikam: What is the extension for exportet keyboard shortcut scheme?

Using digikam 5.6.0 I am able to export shortcut schemes. (Menu: Settings→Configure Shotcuts…→ Manage Schemes» → more Actions → Export Scheme) This results in an extension-less file (contents in ...
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How to make digiKam use previews from darktable?

digiKam for DAM and darktable for developing images are a frequent twin. Obviously digiKam doesn't apply darktable's processing so it displays raw files (and any other) using embedded previews or own ...
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Sharing rating between Digikam and Rawtherapee

I've been using Rawtherapee for post processing for a short while, and, even though I've been able to adapt well my workflow to it, I've found that having to look through most of the photos I took ...
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Generate XMP sidecars automatically on Digikam

I'm using Digikam 5.3.0 on Debian and I'm importing some pictures either from an external SD card or downloading from Google Drive. The pictures that I've imported from the Importing assistant seems ...
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Updating metadata in Darktable

Bear with me. I've been using Darktable for a while now along with Olympus' own software and digikam for uploading, keywording etc and GIMP for any retouching I can't easily achieve in Darktable. I ...
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Is it possible to batch export all processed photos in Lightroom?

I want to stop using Lightroom and switch over to digiKam/darktable. I have about 100,000 photos in one big Lightroom catalog. Most of these have never been processed. However, I'd like to export ...
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Digikam: what shortcut for "confirm face tag" button?

I'm confirming face tags on my pictures. There are two cases: I'm placing new tag. In that case I just type tag name and press Enter key. Everything is working as ...
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Digikam: Is it possible to perform face detection/recognition on single photo?

I go through my photo collection and place face tags manually. When I find picture without any detected face but with actual faces I want to add face tags to picture and to fill tag names. Is it ...
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What do the buttons do in digikam's face recognition UI?

A while back, there was a question on digikam's mailing list that unfortunately never got answered. I'd like to ask that question here. Paraphrasing, I'd like to know what happens when, after running ...
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How does the digikam quality sorter work?

I'm trying to use the digikam quality sorter but I don't know how it works. The documentation I found that most looks like a tutorial is an almost 1-year old unaswered question on the digikam user ...
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Can digiKam find images without face tags?

I use digiKam (currently version 4.10.0) to manage my photos, and would like to add face tags to images. For images with no tags yet, no problem: I can tag the faces when I tag the images. For images ...
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Why isn't Digikam 4.4 showing previews of RAW images?

I'm using Digikam to organzie my photos and use the direct import from my Nikon camera. Using JPEG pictures, I can select some of them by the preview and import pictures selectively into different ...
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