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Perl module for manipulating the database contributed

16 Jan 2005 23:00 +0000

On the misc page you may find a perl module for manipulating the KPhotoAlbum database from perl.

New Snapshot available

01 Jan 2005 23:00 +0000

The snapshot from yesterday could in rare cases result in loss of information in the index.xml file, when sorting the images. Thus a new snapshot has been made.

Make this a warning always to back up your index.xml file, especially when using snapshots.

New Snapshot available - including the date bar

31 Dec 2004 23:00 +0000

Integrating the date bar in the application was way easier than I anticipated, so a new snapshot is now available which includes the date bar. The date bar both shows the statistics of your images, but may also be used for navigation, simply click on a date in the date bar, and you will be shown images from that date. This is what it looks like.

So far KPhotoAlbum have had no need for your images to be sorted, but the date bar works by far best if they are (Jumping to a given date will show all images from that date). KPhotoAlbum thus have a new function to aid you in ensuring that all your images have valid dates (which might be something as simple as 1998-2001). Once you have given all your images a valid date, use the sorting function from the Images menu to sort your images.

Previous versions showed the thumb nails of your images in folder of 100 images per folder, but for the date bar to work, all images are now shown in one folder. The previous setup was not by design, but simply because I couldn't figure out how to avoid loading all thumb nails at once. Now, fortunately I found out, so showing 10.000 thumb nails doesn't course your computer to load gigabytes of memory. Let me know if you have a very good reason for re-adding the folder view with each 100 images.

New Date bar

27 Dec 2004 23:00 +0000

Over the last month I've worked hard on a date bar showing statistics about images, and also helping navigating wrt. dates. I'm pretty done with the date bar itself now, and is now working on integrating it into KPhotoAlbum. This is what it looks like

New snapshot available

06 Dec 2004 23:00 +0000

The first post 2.0 snapshot is now available. This snapshot includes (See The ChangeLog file for full details):

  • A search bar at the top of the browser
  • Tokens (press a letter in the viewer, and that will be an item of that category)
  • An option have been added to automatically show the thumbnail view when the number of matches during browsing gets below a given count.
  • Searching for new images can be disabled during start up, this will make start up faster.
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Original design & code: Jaroslav Holaƈ | Content: The KPhotoAlbum Development Team