easy way to view/edit image metadata (author, copyright, image title, etc.)
Submitted by Raphaël Quinet
There should be an easy way for the user to view and edit some properties of the current image, such as the image comment, the resolution and other invisible information that the Gimp can store in parasites.
Currently, the only way to view or edit these properties is to use the Perl Parasite Editor, but this solution cannot be used by most users because:
- It requires Perl, so this will not work for Windows users or for those who do not have perl installed on their system.
- It is a hackers tool, not a user-friendly interface.
- It cannot provide any help about the meaning of the different parasites or the names of some "standard" parasites that could be added to an image that does not have them already.
- It cannot perform some useful functions such as replacing the current image comment by the default one (defined in the preferences).
As I suggested in the sixth comment in bug #51164, it would be nice to
have a menu entry to edit the invisible properties of the image. This
could go in "
For more information, see bug #51164 and bug #56443.
Version: git master