Summary: wish: custom sort in album view
Platform: Ubuntu Packages
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Version: 1.2.0 (using KDE 4.4.2)
Installed from: Ubuntu Packages
Custom sorting is a useful feature not available in digikam.
Combined with batch renaming, custom sorting of pictures and movies allow to
keep the desired sorting regardless of which viewer is used.
I manage photos from different cameras and wish to have them sorted by exif
date. These pictures, along with movies which do not have exif timestamps, are
manually sorted and then uploaded to an online photo album. The windows
freeware FSViewer (http://www.faststone.org/FSViewerDetail.htm) allows to
custom sort images and batch rename them.
This is the one feature stopping me from using digiKam for managing my
--- Comment #3 from <etiennesky yahoo com> 2010-05-04 18:41:24 ---
FSViewer adds a "fssort.ini" file to each folder which has a manual sort.
The files are just one filename per line, in the order sorted.
I'm sure there is a better way of doing it, but it would be a good start!
--- Comment #4 from Arnd Baecker <arnd baecker web de> 2010-05-04 19:52:56 ---
Marcel, the related bug is on top 3 of the wishes for digikam
(after face detection/recognition and easy stitcher ;-)
--- Comment #8 from Marcel Wiesweg <marcel wiesweg gmx de> 2010-05-06 18:55:50 ---
I have come to think about this feature as "playlist" or, in its extended form,
XML is probably best suited to represent it, be the XML stored in a file or in
But, for this summer, we already have three large projects from GSoC.
--- Comment #9 from Gilles Caulier <caulier gilles gmail com> 2010-05-10 12:47:32 ---
XML file can be fine for physical albums... but not for Virtual album. So for
me, hosting these information in DB is the best way.