Clarification of how selecting an album when searching for duplicates reduces scope

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Do I assume correctly: Fingerprinting is done for all objects in digiKam. Selecting a specific album when searching for duplicates finds duplicates in the whole DB for objects in that album, NOT only duplicates just within the album.

To be more clear: The DB contains objects A, B, C, D, D2 (which is a duplicate of D). Album Foo contains B2 (which is a duplicate of B), E, F, F2 (which is a duplicate of F).

When limiting the duplicate search to album Foo, I get B2 and F2 reported as dups, not just F2.


ctreber (talk)13:39, 6 December 2017