14.2. Managing photos on the GNOME desktop
14.2.1. Organizing and importing photos
After you make your selection, Fedora loads thumbnails
, or previews, of the photos from your camera into the Import Photos window. From this new window, you can:
Give Fedora a
for the imported images.
from the drop-down menu.
Deselect imported images from the camera
Keep original File names
Rotate the images
In this dialog, you can select or deselect photos to import by clicking on the corresponding thumbnail. To select all photos, click any photo and then press the key combination
. To deselect all photos, press
. Once you have selected all the photos that you want to import, click the
button. To cancel the entire import process, click the
button. For a more detailed explanation of the options available when importing images, see the information below.
If you accidentally disconnect your camera
The camera button allows you to reload the thumbnails in case your camera is accidentally disconnected from the computer. If that happens, Fedora may display an additional dialog that returns you to the previous step. It is safe to click
in that dialog, return to this one, and click the camera button again.
126.96.36.199. Selecting a Filing Method
to select a folder in which to keep your photo images. Within a destination folder, you can further organize your photos by date and time, or by any other method you wish. If you enter text into the
box, Fedora uses this text to label and organize the photos you import.
If you want Fedora to delete the images from your camera after it imports them, select
Delete imported images from the camera
. If you want it to use the filenames from the camera, select
Keep original filenames
. If you do not select this box, Fedora automatically numbers your images using the order it imports them, starting with
188.8.131.52. Categorizing your photos
box shows any special category labels you select to mark the photos you import. If you want to select any categories for your photos, click the
button on the drop-down bar, which makes the category selection dialog appear.
To label your images with a category, click the checkbox next to the category name. Select as many as you want. If you do not see a category name you like, select the
button and enter a new category name to add to the list. If you want to remove a category name permanently from the list, select the category by clicking on its name and then click
As you select categories, they appear in the
box. When you are finished, click
to save the category names, or
to forget any category selections.
Selecting a category using a checkbox protects filing choices.
It is easy to accidentally misfile images due to a typing mistake. By using checkbox selection, images are correctly categorized every time.