[Shotwell] shotwell knows best
clanlaw at googlemail.com
Tue Sep 27 07:34:01 PDT 2011
On 27 September 2011 11:15, Dougie Nisbet <dougie at highmoor.co.uk> wrote:
> I'm getting caught out again by shotwell thinking it knows best.
> I rename image files based on their tags as I find it very useful in terms
> of portability and it is often useful in finding images very quickly (using
> 'locate') without the need to fire up a photo package. (
> http://www.bluecedar.org.uk/?p=143 ). f-spot allows a 'real' delete
> (shift-delete) whereas in Shotwell I think it's a two-way process. Move to
> Wastebasket - then move to desktop wastbasket.
> So to rename images that I have tagged in shotwell (or f-spot), I would
> export the files to a directory, then delete (move to wastebasket) the files
> in shotwell. After renaming them outside shotwell, I then re-import them,
I would find it useful to be able to rename files inside Shotwell. Is
there a technical reason why that would be difficult to implement.
That would make this sort of exercise much easier. I expect there is
a ticket for this already.
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