Shelf Screen Overview

shelf screen

This screen shows you a scrollable list of all the shelves you have.


For each shelf you can see:

  • Name of the shelf - top line
  • Total Number of Books

  • A count of these fields will also be shown if the field is visible

  • Owned Number of Books
  • Wanted Number of Books
  • Unread Number of Books
  • number of Books loaned out

you can change the icons, or remove them completely, in the Settings Screen

you can change the fields displayed using the Assign List Fields on the Settings Screen


The 'Unshelved' shelf always exists and contains all Books not allocated to any shelf
It default setting is to be hidden when there are no unshelved Books


Touch Actions


Pressing an action button will perform the corresponding action


Pressing a Shelf will lead you the Books Screen for the selected shelf


Long Pressing a Shelf will give you a menu with actions particular to that shelf


Pressing the 'Total Icon' allows you to choose the which total number to display


Phone Buttons


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


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


The Back button exits the app (or exit multi mode if set in the Settings Screen)





List View

total icon

Pressing the total in the top left, allows you change which total is shown

This is also the total shown on the HomeScreen

total field dialog

fast scroll

If fast scroll is enable in the Settings Screen
You will see this button appear when scrolling
Dragging this will allow you to move around the list faster




Adverts / Donate

Adverts can be removed by Donating to get an advanced key




Action Buttons

Standard Mode left menu
Menu
multi
Multi
add
Add
scan in
Books In
scan out
Books Out
scan & add
Scan & Add
filter
Filter
export
Export
search
Search
settings
Settings
help
Help
right
Multi Mode left cancel
Cancel
shelf
Shelf
delete
Delete
help
Help
right
menu

Displays the main menu, this can be hidden from the Settings Screen

multi   multi

Change into multi mode and back out again

add

Works as per the menu Add, displaying a dialog to choose what to add

add from shelf dialog

scan in

Scan to return Books

Only displayed when library buttons enabled in the Settings Screen

scan out

Scan to loan Books out

Only displayed when library buttons enabled in the Settings Screen

You will be prompted for who to loan to:

library dialog

scan & add

Scan & Add multiple Books

filter

Displays Books matching one of the fields:

filtered choice dialog

Matching Books will be displayed in the Filtered Books Screen


You can filter by Wanted, Owned and Read fields that are visible


Or (on the Shelves Screen) view all Books


Or for matching values within a chosen field:

choose filter field


Then enter your wanted field value:

choose filter value

export

Starts the export or import process
or starts Connect to other device process

export import menu

search

Starts the Search Screen

settings

Starts the Settings Screen

shelf

Changes the shelf name

delete

Deletes the selected items

help

Displays help options

help menu


  • F.A.Q.
  • View the full FAQ page directly from the app


  • App Help
  • Where available, these App Help Pages are available either online or offline

    help choice

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


  • Donate
  • donate for an advanced key


  • App/Download Info
  • Visit the website to check latest download info


  • Email Developer
  • You can email the developer directly


  • Tips
  • Displays the quick tips dialog

    app info


  • App Info
  • View the current app version and release notes


  • New Version Info
  • See if a new version is available (and check the main website for latest updates)

    version status




Main Menu

Accessed by pressing the menu button.

add

Add Book - this is the same as pressing the 'Add Book' action button


You will be presented with various add choices:

items add new dialog


You can add (type) a new Shelf


You can start the Edit Details Screen to add a new Book


You can type a Book title or an ISBN to add it to the current shelf immediately:

add new Book dialog


You can Find & Add Books by Title or Series or Author

find and add screen

scan and add

Repeatedly scans an ISBN and adds it to the current shelf

If an ISBN already exists, a new Book will not be added

An information lookup will be triggered for each new item scanned (in the background)

See the Scanning Page for more details on scanning barcodes

scan

Scans an ISBN then displays the Edit Details Screen

An information lookup will be triggered as soon as the Edit Details Screen is displayed

See the Scanning Page for more details on scanning barcodes

filter list

Displays Books matching one of the fields:

filtered choice dialog

Matching Books will be displayed in the Filtered Books Screen


You can filter by Wanted, Owned and Read fields that are visible


Or (on the Shelves Screen) view all Books


Or for matching values within a chosen field:

choose filter field


Then enter your wanted field value:

choose filter value

search

Opens the Search Screen or searches for Books in various ways

See the Search Page for more details
find dialog

more

Pressing 'More' gives you these additional menu choices

library scanning

Scan to loan out/return Books
library dialog
You will be prompted who to loan the Book out to
library dialog
>loan type dialog

home screen

Assign this view out to to the Home Screen as one of the shortcut views

If you select one of the random lists, then a set of random Books will be shown on the Home Screen

home menu

connect devices

This will enable you to connect to the app on another device

So you can transfer data and shelves


You will need both devices to be on the same network, The transfer is much faster over a wifi connection

export and import

You can start the Export Process to export all Books for the current shelf

or starts the Import Process to import new Books


export and import dialog

settings

Opens the Settings Screen

app info

Displays help options

help menu


  • F.A.Q.
  • View the full FAQ page directly from the app


  • App Help
  • Where available, these App Help Pages are available either online or offline

    help choice

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


  • Donate
  • donate for an advanced key


  • App/Download Info
  • Visit the website to check latest download info


  • Email Developer
  • You can email the developer directly


  • Tips
  • Displays the quick tips dialog

    app info


  • App Info
  • View the current app version and release notes


  • New Version Info
  • See if a new version is available (and check the main website for latest updates)

    version status




Shelf Item Menu

Accessed by long-pressing on a shelf.

menu title  
view Books

Opens the Books Screen, to view the Books

export

Starts the Export Process to export the selected shelf

rename shelf

Changes the name of the selected shelf:

rename shelf dialog

delete shelf

Allows deletion of a shelf:

You will be prompted to either

Delete just the shelf name (moving all Books to the 'unshelved' shelf)

or to delete all the Books in the shelf as well

delete shelf dialog



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