Pictures database and library mode; scan EXIF and IPTC metadata tags into a SQL db - Printable Version
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- fiveisalive - 2011-02-03 03:29
solexalex Wrote:svn #180 added a browsing by countries and cities (IPTC fields)
SVN r180 crashes when selecting individual dates for me:
I'm also missing the Next Page buttons. could be a skin issue (I'm running Aeon MQ2, not default Confluence).
- solexalex - 2011-02-03 22:45
I made some modifications for limiting the max number of pictures shown in a list (because big list may take a while to load) and didn't finished...
I didn't added the previous/next buttons, sorry for that (once again I start something without finishing it !)
I'm working now on a big new feature asked by many people, so please ignore this svn180.
the next big feature will be smart albums. You create simple filters and use these filters to feed the albums with the pictures in your database
- fiveisalive - 2011-02-04 16:09
Excellent, looking forward to it! One request: could you make the GUI dialog look like the "smart playlists" as much as possible? Consistency across the GUI will help users.
- solexalex - 2011-02-04 17:37
i didnt planned any gui and was doing entirely using the plugin list. Anyway i will have a look (i never used the smart playlists) if it is nice and possible to use the native gui.
Do you have any meta info concerning your pictures that you would like to use to filter your pics ?
- date (before, after, the day, not the day)
- keyword (contain/ doesnt contain)
- rating (not equal, equal, greater than, lesser than)
- country (equal, different)
- solexalex - 2011-02-04 23:32
the smartplaylist editor is just a perfect gui for what I planned. Now I need to find out how to use it and tweak it to use with pictures !
- mhdebokx - 2011-02-05 15:07
@alex i am at vacation for 2 weeks, so i will responce later
- solexalex - 2011-02-05 15:13
yes mhdebokx ! Enjoy and shoot a lot of amazing pictures
- fiveisalive - 2011-02-05 21:02
Cool. Is it possible to access the smart playlist dialog stuff via Python?
- solexalex - 2011-02-05 21:44
This is what I tried to do. Unfortunately, after this whole afternoon, I did not successed in filling the dialog with the things I want. I can bring the dialog to the top, but can't interact with it.
I didn't give up and asked a friend of mine who knows a lot in python and XBMC gui. Hopefully he will find the trick.
In the worse case I can do a separate python script called by the plugin, and running on a self made gui, but it is not a very good idea as I'm not sure how to stick to the user XBMC main GUI.
- fiveisalive - 2011-02-06 07:45
solexalex Wrote:i didnt planned any gui and was doing entirely using the plugin list. Anyway i will have a look (i never used the smart playlists) if it is nice and possible to use the native gui.
other camera-related stuff in EXIF like camera model (e.g. "Panasonic Lumix" or "Nikon N60"), whether flash was on or not, would be good.