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  1. Expanded handling of dates in metadata

    I would like to be able to have access to all the related date fields in the complete metadata so that we can control them directly from Daminion. The fields I am interested in are:

    File Info:
    File Modification Date/Time I need to be able to stop Daminion updating this when i am doing things like tag management or exporting metadata to file

    File Creation Date/Time (this date and time is related to all the fields shown below, and I want the option to have them synchronised by the app).

    Exif:

    Date/Tome Original
    Create Date

    IPTC

    Date Created

    Composite

    Date/Time…

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    • Support for more than two tag and/or recently assigned windows

      I have dual monitors at home (and 4 screens at work) and would like to be able to more than two tag windows. I have lots of extra screen space, and having as many tags as possible displayed at once would save a lot of mouse navigation. Ideally would be able to have, for example, People, Places, Events, Categories, Keywords visible at the same time. Seems like you could do what you have now with Tag Window #2, but have the option to continue spawning additional windows, rather than having a maximum.

      Along the same lines, multiple Recently Added windows…

      5 votes
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      • Delete items from the most recent files list when they can not be found

        Sometimes Daminion catalogs are moved; currently they still clutter up the MRU list in the file menu

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        • Track file name changes as part of version control

          In order that one can keep track of the origin of data, which is particularly important, in case one has to backtrack, it would be very helpful to have changes like this as part of version control.

          2 possible scenarios for which keeping track of file name changes would be beneficial.
          1) Instead of adding metadata, someone added a fair bit of identifying information to some of the file names; these very long file names now pose a problem, especially when backing up to CD/DVDs.
          2) when getting copies of microfilm frames, the files are usually numbered sequentially
          Keeping track…

          5 votes
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          • Copy lens information from MakerNotes to EXIF for Pentax cameras

            When I import image shot with my Pentax K20D, the lens information is not populated though it exists in the MakerNotes section. The lens infor shows unknown. Hence I am unable to search for images taken with a particular lens. This is a must have feature. I had used LightRoom and Bridge earlier, where this feature was available. Please implement it.

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            • Mark groups of duplicates

              When displaying duplicates, it would be very helpful to differentiate each group from adjacent groups in some way.

              The thumbnail & details view would benefit most from this.

              The simplest way to accomplish that which comes to mind, and a method also used in text and hex editors, is to change the background for each group enough to make the boundaries more easily evident when scanning the frame/list of duplicates

              2 votes
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              • Show sum of file sizes in the Properties Panel when selecting two or more files

                It would be useful to know the disk space used by the selected items. Right now the only way I know is to export the list of items to CSV, open the file in Excel and sum there.

                5 votes
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                • Make trimming version control history possible

                  With the current setup for version control any change or even correction to metadata creates a new 'version' which will be kept as part of the directory tree.

                  Keeping too many older versions will gradually increase the backup requirement significantly, because we don't just record differences.

                  Once I have done a backup, I would like to trim the history of say the last 2 - ? versions to keep things manageable both in current size of my data as well as the ability to go back if I really need to.

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                  • Thumbnail captions can be user customisable by using EXIF tags

                    Thumbnail captions can be completely customisable by user based on the image's EXIF tags, something like Xnview.

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                    • Introduce an "Undo" (Ctrl-Z) feature when erroneously batch copying tags/keywords

                      It comes from my recent mistake when I have erroneously pasted and overwritten a set of tags/keywords to a batch of selected photos which were already tagged/keyworded. Hence, I had to delete all the keywords from these photos and re-do the process once again. An undo in these circumstances would have saved me a lot of time :)

                      8 votes
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                      • Remove/Delete Function in the "Compare Items..." window

                        I use the "Compare Items..." function to decide which items of many similar one I want to keep. It would be helpful to remove/delete unwanted items directly in the "Compare Window". Now I have to mark them, have to go back to the Thumbnail Window and there I can delete the marked items.

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                        • build option to add synonyms in property panel mode

                          Creating synonyms in catalog mode is fine, but forces me to change my workflow whenever there's a new tag which would better be "synonymized". So I'd appreciate a way to do it while normal picture tagging in property mode. Maybe you could assign a special character like ";" to be interpreted as a delimiter showing Daminion to treat the following tag as synonym to the first one in an input line.

                          Thanks, Robert

                          2 votes
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                          • Option to disallow new keywords to be added via properties input fields

                            I normally add keywords to images by typing them partially in and selecting the actual keyword from the completion popup list, which works well. However, sometimes I prematurely press [Enter] or mistype something, and this then adds an entirely new and pointless keyword. What's worse, the keyword even gets added before I save the changes, meaning that even if I remove it again right away, it still appears in the keywords tree.

                            This is why I'd appreciate an option to lock down keywords (or tags in general) in such a way that they can only be added explicitly via the…

                            8 votes
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                            • Edit the list of a field without deleting those

                              Edit the list of a field without deleting those.
                              I have a lot of people in the Copyright field although only about 5 of them I have to use very often. It would be nice if I could clear all others from the list so I can find them easier since typing a letter doesn't just look for the first letter but all the letters in the name...

                              6 votes
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                              • Have same tags available in detailed view and in tag window

                                Have same tags available in detailed view and in tag window. Currently some tags cant be added to show in the tags window (e.g. "rights usage terms") and others like "categories" can't be sorted in detailed files list. I'd like to have all the tags I use in both and everything in the detailed files list sortable.
                                Hope you understand what I mean and thanks for this program!

                                6 votes
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                                • More than one Person in Copyright field

                                  Would be very helpful if that would be possible

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Option to sort images by path

                                    Would it be possible to add an images sort option by path? Currently, there are only options for by directory or by image file name, but not for both in conjunction.

                                    This would make much sense es it would a) keep images from the same directory together while b) also allowing for explicit file-name-based image sorting (I prefix images with a padded decimal number).

                                    This change should be easy to implement and could possibly even replace the existing options for sorting by directory or sorting by name, as these don't really make much sense by themselves IMHO.

                                    A more general…

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Separate sort orders for individual folders and search results

                                      Would it be possible to have separate persisted sort orders for single-directory selections and search results? While I'll usually want to view images in a single directory sorted by file name, I may want to sort results by some other criterion, such as the rating.

                                      3 votes
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                                      • To set a hyperlink to a picture

                                        Just as it said. Maybe with actions "set hyperlink" and "open hyperlink". results in opening a browser and the specific website.

                                        2 votes
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                                        • Reverse geocoding

                                          Daminion geolocation tools pictures are great! (congratulations !). It would be better yet if Daminion allowed to use these coordinates to assign the information of places that can be inferred from (city, country, ...).
                                          There are many tools for this, including free tools based on OpenStreetMap: Nominatim for example.

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