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#1
General / QuickView Video Speaker icon
Last post by ben - Today at 07:18:02 PM
A really minor bug

In the QuickView video Mode the icons for the speaker both show a muted speaker symbol.

One should be indicating muted (e.g. with a small cross) and one not muted.
#2
IMatch 3.x to IMatch 2023 is a jump over more than a decade ;) Looks like you've got good mileage out of IMatch 3.

Make sure to check out the free video tutorials in the IMatch Learning Center for a smoother start.

There are several ways to do what you want.

I would start with the Filter Panel.

A) Switch to the People View and select the persons you're interested it.
hen use the @Keywords hierarchy in the Category Filter to show only files for that persons with one or more specific keywords.

- or -

B) Switch to the @Keywords category representing the keyword and then use the People Filter in the Filter panel to show only files for specific persons for that keyword

- or -

C) Use the @Keywords hierarchy in the Categories Filter to filter by one or more keywords. Combine that with the People Filter to filter for one or more persons. This allows you to filter for people and keywords from everywhere.

This allows you to filter files in the current scope (what is shown in the File Window) by keywords and persons.
The scope can be a folder, a category, a Timeline node, a collection or the entire database, depending on what you bring into the File Window. This is the most flexible solution.

Note that you can configure your persons to automatically assign keywords / categories to files when the person gets assigned to a face in a file. For many users, this avoids assigning keywords manually in many cases. Assign a person to a face, and the file gets one to many keywords associated with the person, family, team or whatever.

For general info about IMatch search and filter features, see Filtering and Searching
#3
Hi,

I did just upgrade from good old IMatch 3.6 and realized that I have a bit of learning to do. I have started to switch from hierarchical categories to hierarchical keywords. And now I realized that there is face recognition built into IM which I'm experimenting with.

I have tried to find out how I could use detected faces + keywords to find particular images but I can't figure out how to do that.

Could someone give me some advice on how to do find a image that contains person X who's added through face detection + keyword Y? Using keywords I could do it through the builder.

I'm sure that I missing something trivial or trying to over complicate something.

Kim
#4
General / Re: IMA WebViewer - Not Workin...
Last post by David_H - Today at 05:10:04 PM
Hi Mario,

Folder panel only in use.

I've tested the others today though, and they seem to be fine. If they are combined with a folder though, they behave the same way and fail randomly.
#5
Solved (Feature Requests) / Re: Next/Previous Video Button...
Last post by ben - Today at 11:36:13 AM
Quote from: Mario on April 21, 2024, 06:38:19 PMI have implemented this feature for the next release (bad weather). See release note #2469 (https://www.photools.com/release-notes/).

I first pondered to include this into IMatch 2024/2025 to maybe make it more attractive for you to upgrade ;) ...
 but I know you are a long-term IMatch user, so this one is on the house. Enjoy.

;D Thanks
But I am going to buy the next version anyways
#6
General / Re: IMA WebViewer - Not Workin...
Last post by Mario - Today at 10:53:52 AM
A random error. Even worse.

The query IMA WebViewer generates is always the same (no level parameter in the queries you showed) so the level parameter for v1/query should always be assumed to be 0 and no "invalid level" should be reported, ever.

I will setup an IMA installation as soon as possible and see what I can find out. The only changes between recent IMA versions where compatibility changes with database migrations and updates IMatch required, e.g. when shipping with a new ExifTool release. The APIs were stable over the last couple of releases. Very mysterious.

You use only the "Folder" panel in the Navigator for your tests I assume? Or do you have other elements enabled, too?
#7
General / Re: IMA WebViewer - Not Workin...
Last post by David_H - Today at 09:20:28 AM
Quote from: Mario on Today at 08:52:39 AMHow strange. The v1/query command allows to query for folders by id and the levels parameter is optional. If given, it can be a string or an array of numbers. If it s not provided, the level is assumed to be 0.

v1/query very mature endpoint and it has not been changed for over a year according to my revision control system.
This must be a side effect of something else. I shall investigate. So far you seem to be the only user affected by this. Hopefully I can reproduce it here.

Which edition of IMA are you using? HOME, PRO, TEAM?

Hi Mario - HOME for IMA. Its really weird as some folders it happens most of the time, others its occasionally. It was just my luck in my recent folders triggered it! 
#8
General / Re: IMA WebViewer - Not Workin...
Last post by Mario - Today at 08:52:39 AM
How strange. The v1/query command allows to query for folders by id and the levels parameter is optional. If given, it can be a string or an array of numbers. If it s not provided, the level is assumed to be 0.

v1/query very mature endpoint and it has not been changed for over a year according to my revision control system.
This must be a side effect of something else. I shall investigate. So far you seem to be the only user affected by this. Hopefully I can reproduce it here.

Which edition of IMA are you using? HOME, PRO, TEAM?
#9
This is how this is supposed to work and why a manual rescan command exists.

QuoteSometimes I just want to refresh files within a folder after making a few external photo edits. I
You don't need to do that. IMatch picks up new and modified files in folders automatically. It monitors all folders in the database and processes messages sent by the Windows file system.
It waits for 10 seconds after the last "modified" message sent by Windows for a folder (to allow applications to clean up temporary files and unlock files) and then rescans the folder for new and updated files.

Triggering a manual rescan is only needed when you want to do it "now" or when you want to bring in new sub-folders, which IMatch does not add automatically.

See Indexing for more information.
#10
I think I worked it out as to why this is happening.

When you rescan a folder manually using Shift+F5 in the Media & Folders View, sub-folders already in the database are processed recursively and new folders and files found are added to the database.