Find & Add Comics Screen Overview

find and add screen

This screen allows you to search for sets of Comics by title or series or Author

For each Comic you can see:

  • Title of the Comic
  • The Comic Image (if images are enabled)
  • The Series Name and Number
  • The Release Date
  • The Author
  • An icon representing if this Comic is already your shelves

Each Comic can be selected (ticked)

The action buttons are used to control most of this screen

Touch Actions

Pressing the 'Title'/'Series'/'Author' will change what you are searching for

Pressing the 'Search' button will start a search

Long Pressing a Comic will give you a menu with actions for that Comic

Phone Buttons

The Menu button provides a list of actions available to all Comics

The Search button provides access to the Comic Library App quick search functionality

The Back button takes you back to the previous screen

Action Buttons

left match by
Code & Title
All / New
select all
Select All
right     search

This button, which is always visible, starts the search

searching dialog

if you choose to cancel the lookup, the Comics found so far will be shown:

cancel lookup dialog

cancelling the lookup again will not display any Comics

match by

This toggles between the 'Code & Title' and 'Title Only' matching modes

Which controls how the listed Comics are matched to your existing Comics


Allows you to select the source region used for finding Comics

source dialog

show all

Toggles between showing all found Comics

And just those that have not been matched to Comics found in the shelves

select all

Selects (ticks) all found Comics that have not been matched

Choosing this option again unticks all Comics

add selected

Adds all selected (ticked) Comics to your shelves

confirm add dialog


Toggle showing of images

Note that all images will have to downloaded from the sources

This may involve a large amount of data usage, you will be prompted to confirm first

confirm images dialog


Launches App Help for the current screen

App Help is available either online or offline

help choice

The Offline Help App will prompt for installation if not already installed (its approx 11mb)

Offline help can be turned on by default in the Settings Screen

Main Menu

Accessed by pressing the menu button.

add selected

Adds all selected (ticked) Comics to your shelves

confirm add dialog


Opens the Search Screen or searches for Comics in various ways

See the Search Page for more details
find dialog


Opens the Settings Screen

Comic Item Menu

Accessed by long pressing on a found Comic.

Comic title  

Selects the current Comic


Adds the Comic to your shelves

view details

Downloads basic details of the Comic
and displays them on the Edit Screen as per a new Comic

view matches

Starts the Search Screen to view the matches for this Comic

find on web

Search for the selected Comic on the web

See the Search Page for more details

reload image

If images are shown, reloads the image for this Comic

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