Bug #10713

Copying History Stack to Other Images

Added by Joe Giampaoli over 4 years ago. Updated over 1 year ago.

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I'm not sure if this is a bug or it's supposed to work like this. I want to create an HDR with luminance-HDR and not the internal "create HDR" function with a bunch of exported tiff's from Darktable, if I select one to completely turn off all modules such as sharpening, orientation and base curve which are applied by default for some reason to the DNG's and go back to lighttable do copy all for those settings only from that specific image and select the remaining RAW's and apply paste all, those modules are still active for the remaining images, so I would have to open each individual image and click on "original" in the history stack to deactivate all those active modules that are applied by default. Maybe for HDR with 3 different exposures it isn't that much work, but thinking about a time-lapse (which I do a lot) we are talking of about 600 - 900 photos, I don't think i could do that.

How can I completely apply zero settings, or mostly not the sharpening and base curve, because orientation doesn't really matter much, to all the RAW's?

Also why are those default settings applied? Is there a way to disable that every time I import a RAW (DNG)?



#1 Updated by Joe Giampaoli over 4 years ago

OK, I think I found a work around, I can open one RAW just turn off sharpening and base curve (which are the ones I really don't want) but leave rotation on then exit to lighttable and copy those settings it will do it. I just found out by trying to paste the settings to a single image and I got an error message saying "can't copy history out of unaltered image" so that got me thinking....

Still, I would like to know if there's a way to disable those settings upon importing...


#2 Updated by Joe Giampaoli over 4 years ago

Work around didn't work, still base curve and sharpening left active in remaining RAW's...

#3 Updated by Joe Giampaoli over 4 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed: invalid


I had append in "how to handle existing history", changed to overwrite.

Sorry for this one! :)

Thanks anyway!

#4 Updated by Jan Müller over 1 year ago

the "how to handle existing history" dropdown burned me too.
Had lost two editing sessions because of that.
The switch should be in the "select parts" popup.

Also, when there are only two options, checkbox is usually recommended

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