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       gtkam - Graphical front end for gphoto2


   File Menu
       File->Save Photos
              Gives options to save photos to the computer.

              File->Save Photos->Selected
                     Saves the selected photos from the camera to the computer.

              File->Save Photos->All
                     Saves all photos in the camera to the computer.

       Both  menu  items  open  a "Save photos..." dialog box which allows the user to select the
       folder to save the images in, as well as a number of other options.

              What to save:

                     This is a set of checkboxes which allows the user to  select  the  forms  in
                     which  data  for  the  selected  image(s) will be saved. Any or all of these
                     options may be selected at once.

                     Save photos
                            This is  the  default.  It  causes  the  photos  being  saved  to  be
                            downloaded from the camera and saved to the identified folder.

                     Save raw data
                            FIXME: What to say?

                     Save audio data
                            Causes  any  audio  data associated with the image to be saved to the
                            selected folder.

                     Save thumbnails
                            Saves a small version  of  the  selected  images  to  the  identified

                     Save EXIF data
                            Saves the EXIF data associated with the images.

                            FIXME: should we say more about the EXIF format?

              Open image(s) with:
                     This allows the user to specify FIXME ??

              Use filename(s) provided by the camera.
                     Causes the saved files to have the names provided by the camera.

              Filename prefix:
                     Defines a prefix to be used when creating filenames. This prefix is combined
                     with the number starting with the number defined in:

              Start numbering with:
                     Defines the first number of the sequence of photos to be stored.

       File->Delete Photos
              Gives options to delete photos from the camera.

              File->Delete Photos->Selected
                     Deletes selected photos from the camera.

              File->Delete Photos->All
                     Deletes all photos in the camera.

              Both of these menu items open a dialog to confirm the deletion  of  the  photos.  A
              list of photos is presented with a checkbox beside each photo name. Uncheck the box
              to prevent a specific file from being deleted.

              Quits gtkam.

   View Menu
       Gives options for previewing photos before downloading them from the camera.

       View->View Thumbnails
              This is the same command as the checkbox on the main gtkam window.  It  allows  the
              user  to  select  whether  thumbnails of the photos are displayed, or just the file

       View->Zoom In
              Enlarges the thumbnails.

       View->Zoom 100
              Returns the thumbnails to default size.

       View->Zoom Out
              Reduces the thumbnails.

   Select Menu
              Selects all pictures in the camera.

              Inverts the selections already made so that previously unselected  images  are  now
              selected, and previously selected images are now unselected.

              Undoes all selections so that no images are selected.

   Camera Menu
       Camera->Add Camera...
              Opens  a  window  to  allow the user to define the camera and interface being used.
              "Simple" Select Camera  Dialog.   "Enhanced"  Select  Camera  Dialog.   Dialog  for
              explicitly adding a path to the port to which the camera is attached.

   Help Menu
              Opens  the  logging  window which allows the user to select the type of messages to

              Error  causes the logging of any error messages.

                     Increases the amount of information being logged. (I can't see  what  effect
                     this has. - mjr)

              Debug  Causes the logging of progress reports as the software communicates with the

              Data   Causes the logging of all data being transferred from the camera. This  will
                     generate huge quantities of hexadecimal information.

              Save As...
                     opens a dialog to allow the user to save the information logged in the debug

              Close  Closes the debug window

              Opens the about gtKam window. This gives the current version, author  credits,  and
              contact information.

   Right Click (over directory pane) Menu
       Right Click->Upload File
              Opens a dialog to identify an image file for uploading to the camera.

       Right Click->Make directory
              Opens dialog to create new directory.

       Right Click->Remove directory
              Opens a dialog to remove (delete) an existing folder (directory).

       Right Click->Capture
              Opens  a  window to allow the user to trigger the camera to acquire an image if the
              camera and its  gphoto2  driver  supports  this  feature..  (This  feature  is  not
              available on my camera, so I would appreciate some input on this item. -mjr)

       Right Click->Preferences
              Camera configuration tab.  Driver configuration tab.

       Right Click->Summary
              Displays a window with information about the camera and its memory.

       Right Click->Manual
              I'm not sure what this should contain. Anyone? - mjr FIXME: need useful image

       Right Click->About
              Displays a window with information about the camera driver and its authors.

              This should include contact information for the maintainers of the drivers for your

       Right Click->Select Camera
              Opens the Add Camera dialog.

       Right Click->Remove Camera
              Removes the camera from the directory pane.

   Right Click (over list pane) Menu
       Right Click->View with...->Built-in viewer
              Downloads the image under the cursor and displays it in a new  window.  The  window
              automatically resizes the image to fill the window.

       Right Click->Info
              Presents  file  name,  type, size, date and permissions information about the image
              under the cursor.

       Right Click->Save
              Downloads the image under the cursor and opens a dialog to allow it to be saved  to
              the computer.

       Right Click->Delete
              Opens a dialog to allow the user to delete the image under the cursor.


       The gPhoto2 Team.
       Man page edited by Michael J. Rensing <>.

                                           August 2002                                   GTKAM(1)