Re: [Shotwell] Drag and Drop photos in event view

So, this is a long-running issue with Shotwell.  In our development parlance, what you're asking for is called an Album.  This is an arbitrary collection of photos sorted according to the user's preference.  It's similar to tags, but tags are intended to be subject-related keywords.  Albums are just any photos put into any order.

Unfortunately, Shotwell doesn't have this feature today.  It's actually not a heavily-requested feature, but it does come up now and then.

-- Jim

On Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 12:39 AM, Colin Law <clanlaw gmail com> wrote:
On 10 November 2014 22:31, Tobia Tesan <tobia tesan gmail com> wrote:
On 10/11/2014 23:25, Colin Law wrote:
On 6 November 2014 09:24, Colin Law<clanlaw gmail com> wrote:
>I am hoping to move a relative over to Ubuntu from XP. He currently >uses Picasa and the one major feature that seems to missing in >Shotwell is the ability to move thumbnails around on screen when >viewing photos for an event or tag. Is there any way around this >other than adding pseudo titles and sorting on that?
Has nobody got any ideas on this?
I'm sorry, but I'm not sure what you mean there (my own lack of sleep might have something to do with that). Do you mean sorting photos in an album by hand?
Sorry, I should have been clearer. When one selects an event or tag in the left hand pane one sees a set of thumbnails in the main window. In Picasa in the equivalent display one can then drag the thumbnails about in the main window to get them in the desired order. As far as I can see, in Shotwell, one can only use View > Sort Photos to re-order them based on certain criteria. Colin _______________________________________________ shotwell-list mailing list shotwell-list gnome org

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