copy_attach_detach_tags.lua - tools to manipulate image tags


This script that will create four shortcuts and add a module in lighttable mode to copy, paste, replace and remove tags from images.


  • set the shortcuts for copy, attach and detach in the preferences dialog
  • <your shortcut1> copy will create a list of tags from all selected images
  • <your shortcut2> paste copied tags to selected images, whereby darktable internal tags starting with ‘darktable|’ will not be touched
  • <your shortcut3> removes all except darktable internal tags from selected images
  • <your shortcut4> replaces all tags except darktable internals
  • A module reset will empty the clipboard

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Christian Kanzian
Holger Klemm

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