Author Topic: Convert "Face Annotations" to "Linkt to Person".  (Read 110 times)


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Convert "Face Annotations" to "Linkt to Person".
« on: October 12, 2021, 10:18:37 PM »
I have many images with face annotations. These were very helpful before IMatch 2021.
For images with many people, it would be nicer if there were no face annotations in these images but links to these people.
I was looking if there is a way to convert the annotations to links. But I did not find anything.
Therefore I would appreciate a function that converts existing annotations into links.


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Re: Convert "Face Annotations" to "Linkt to Person".
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2021, 10:54:03 PM »
Linking persons to files is a work-around to get stuff going initially. Added for users who have 100,000 files with faces.
The final goal should always be real face annotations of course.
Why would somebody ever want to go the reverse way...?

You can just Ctrl+A all face annotations, delete them, and add links instead if you really would need this.
Or move all existing face annotations to the right edge, where links are placed. Then you have the same as links, right?
Or just hide the face annotations if you don't want to see them.

Replacing real face annotations with links will severely cripple the IMatch face AI and prevent it from assigning persons or the correct persons.
This makes absolute no sense.