10.2. Organizing and Importing Photos
After you make your selection, Fedora loads
, or previews, of the photos from
your camera into a new window. From this new window, you can tell
Fedora the destination of the imported images and how you want
your images organized as it loads them from your camera. In this
dialog, you can select and/or deselect photo(s) to import by
clicking on the corresponding thumbnail. To select all photos,
click any photo and then press the key combination
. To deselect all
. Once all
desired photos for import are selected, 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.
||What to do 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 returning
you to the previous step. It is safe to select
in that dialog, return to this one,
and click the camera button again.
10.2.1. 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
. 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 "00001."
10.2.2. 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, 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 wish. 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 select
As you select categories, they appear in the
box. When you are finished, select
to save the category names, or
to forget any category selection(s).
||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.