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Bug: wrong picture preview in camera app by placing a pic into Camera folder

asked 2014-02-09 14:39:34 +0300

Alex gravatar image

After placing a .jpg picture - which was not taken with the Jolla camera - into the camera folder (/home/nemo/Pictures/Camera) this picture will show first of all in the camera preview in camera apllication (->swiping to right) even after taking a lot of other pictures with the Jolla camera. This does not occur with a .png file.

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Camera doesn't allow any editing of pictures and Gallery only allows rotate and crop before sharing. I'm using sshfs and an external tool to scale or edit the picture and often I like to rename it before sharing.

After renaming it will be shown before just captured images in the camera history. Very annoying.

In Gallery however files are sorted by date (file system timestamp, not exif or exposure timestamp) and not in alphabetical order as in Camera history.

axaq ( 2015-09-07 02:12:43 +0300 )edit

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answered 2015-01-01 01:57:29 +0300

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updated 2015-01-01 02:32:37 +0300

It seems that Camera shows the last picture in alphabetical order, not the picture with the latest date. So the sorting order needs to be changed to fix this. This problem is still present in 1.1.1.27.

(I guess you're not supposed to put any other files in the Camera directory than those taken by the Camera app, but still, if someone does, it should be easy to go around it by just sorting by date.)

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