Monthly Archives: May 2011

Configure the Main Toolbar in digiKam

The main toolbar in digiKam provides quick access to several tools and features, and you can tweak it to fit your particular photographic workflow. To do this, choose the Settings » Configure Toolbars command. This opens the Configure Toolbars dialog window where

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Assign Keyboard Shortcuts to Tags in digiKam

digiKam makes it relatively easy to tag photos. Select one or several photos, expand the Caption/Tags right sidebar, tick the tags you want, and press the Apply button. You can also assign keyboard shortcuts to the often-used tags to speed

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Process RAW Files with Rawstudio

Photo management software like digiKam can help you to process, organize, and manage your photos, but if your photographic workflow is built around RAW files, then you might consider a more specialized application like Rawstudio. This software darkroom offers a

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digiKam Tricks 3.5 Released

Here is what’s new in this release: Updated screenshots Minor tweaks and fixes Revised Appendix C Readers who already purchased the book will receive the new version free of charge. If you haven’t received your copy, please send your order

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digiKam Tricks 3.3 Released

This release features a concise introduction to the Rawstudio tool for processing RAW files. Readers who already purchased the book will receive the new version free of charge. If you haven’t received your copy, please send your order confirmation as

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Process RAW Files in digiKam

digiKam usually does a decent job of decoding RAW files using the default settings. But if you prefer to have complete control of how the application processes RAW files, choose Settings » Configure digiKam, switch to the RAW Decoding section,

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