IPTC keywords to categories automatically?

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I think being able to copy categories both ways will be most useful. After all, your pictures do not start off with keywords assigned.
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Anonymous wrote:indeed I think it would be useful whenever I assigned an image to a category to also add the category to the keywords in the IPTC tags
I can add this feature if you think that it's useful
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xnview wrote:
Anonymous wrote:indeed I think it would be useful whenever I assigned an image to a category to also add the category to the keywords in the IPTC tags
I can add this feature if you think that it's useful

That would be such a useful tool.

But please, not fully automatic but as an optional or selected function. For example menu options: "Transfer categories of selected file(s) to IPTC Keywords" and "Transfer IPTC Keywords of selected file(s) to categories "

Of course issues with "append", "overwrite" and categories with branched subcategories would need to be resolved.

But it will be so useful.

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+1, as option only, not automatically,
and maybe, if possible with the same way than into the MP version for IPTC keywords (into xnview.db).
Plus an option to add manually an (or some) IPTC keyword to a jpg by browsing the existing keywords DB. (like within MP for categories, colors, rates).

PS: useful for v1.9X and also for MP ( this kind of behavior is already implemented into Digikam ).
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automatically or not automatically, this can also be an option?
tho I guess it's easyy enough to select files and press 'update'
sometimes menu items are a bit messy now, metadata menu etc some one main but not context menu, maybe those need a revamp too.
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Re: link between: data base <----> Iptc keywords fiel

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oops66 wrote:+1, as option only, not automatically,
and maybe, if possible with the same way than into the MP version for IPTC keywords (into xnview.db).
Plus an option to add manually an (or some) IPTC keyword to a jpg by browsing the existing keywords DB. (like within MP for categories, colors, rates).

PS: useful for v1.9X and also for MP ( this kind of behavior is already implemented into Digikam ).
I'm new here - can I ask what MP is?

I'm also looking for something that will import categories, my preference is from the metadata, but I could live with import from text file.

But I need to have hierarchical categories, flat's no good for me.

I haven't looked at XNView for a long time, it's certainly come a long way in the last year or two - well done to everyone who's contributed.

In what timeframe might one expect to see a category import feature - e.g. Q209, QA410 ?
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Hello and welcome RightPaddock,
This is a multi-plateform XnView project, for multiple operating systems including Linux, MacOSX, Windows ...
Some screenshots here:
http://newsgroup.xnview.com/viewtopic.p ... 44&start=0
http://newsgroup.xnview.com/viewtopic.php?t=16181
Here it is the latest XnView MP alfa project(version 0.12):
http://newsgroup.xnview.com/viewtopic.p ... 16&start=0
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Re: link between: data base <----> Iptc keywords fiel

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Wecome, Right Paddock.
RightPaddock wrote:I'm new here - can I ask what MP is?
:arrow: What exactly is XnView MP?
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Re: link between: data base <----> Iptc keywords fiel

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oops66 wrote:Hello and welcome RightPaddock,
This is a multi-platform XnView project, ....
Hi,

I should have known that - interesting and relevant, especially Mac

What about importing hierarchical categories - can it be done? If so how ?
  • if from metadata- which data fields can be used, and what notation is used to represent hierarchy

    if from external file what format (text, xmp etc) and what notation is used to represent hierarchy
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Post by PSHRutPark »

xnview wrote:
Anonymous wrote:indeed I think it would be useful whenever I assigned an image to a category to also add the category to the keywords in the IPTC tags
I can add this feature if you think that it's useful
Hello Pierre,

I'm keen to find out if any progress has been made on this.


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Post by obelisk »

I hope MP doesn't mean it will be dumbed down to the lowest level OS. Both Win and Mac have useful UI features lacking in Linux which would be very sad to lose.

+1 on this feature.
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Re: IPTC keywords to categories automatically?

Post by Evds »

+1 for this feature ! very usefull !
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