How to Configure KPhotoAlbum

One thing that you can do, easily, is configure KPhotoAlbum. Read on to learn how.

Steps

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    Click on Settings >> Configure KPhotoAlbum...
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    Click on the Thumbnails icon. This will allow you to change the default look of the screen. In this screenshot, the background color has been changed. You can also change the size and spacing as well as many other things here.
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    Click on Categories. Here is where you will be setting up your master categories. There will be fewer of these than of the sub-categories.
    • Click on New and then type in the Label of the category. Every time that you want to add a category, click on New and type in the Label. Otherwise, you will just type over the old label you are on.
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    Under subcategories, be sure that you are in the correct master category that you want to be in to add.
    • If you want to add subcategories to your subcategories, you will need to do that from the Annotations dialog screen.
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    Click on Viewer. Here is where you can set the parameters for how you see the images. You can set the size of the screenshots, images, and set up the Slide Show.
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    Click on the Plugins icon to select, or deselect, any plug-ins that you want to use.
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    Program in the database info. Only change anything here if you know what you are doing.

Tips

  • It's a good idea to categorize the images by level. That way, when you continue, you can further separate them by categories.
    • Separate all of the People from the Events from the Places.
    • Go into the People category and then break it down by the appropriate sub category.

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Categories: Graphics | Linux