Edit Details Screen Overview

edit details screen

This screen allows you to edit the details for a Comic.

Here you can see all fields currently visible, including:

  • Title of the Comic
  • The Shelf Name
  • The Series Name(s) and Number
  • The Barcode
  • The Comic Image
  • The Date that the Comic was added
  • The Release Date
  • All option fields, including Wanted, Owned and Read
  • Sequence
  • Loaned
  • Author
  • Format
  • Publisher
  • Genre
  • Description
  • Characters
  • Cover Artists
  • Title Color
  • All custom fields
  • the ID of the Comic

Refer to the Custom Fields Page for more info on each field type



Adds another field to the edit screen (upto to the maximum as set on the Custom Fields Page)


Removes (deletes) the selected field entry


Saves the changes to the Comic and closes the edit screen


Cancels all the current changes to the Comic

If you have made any changes you will be asked to confirm before exiting and losing the changes

cancel edit dialog


Option List Fields:

Most fields allow you to select the text from a list of values

As you scroll down the larger lists you will be given an alphabetical index to help you navigate

select value dialog

The list values can be maintained via the List Values Screen

Any new text saved is automatically added to the list


Duplicates the Comic, you can enter a new Title:

copy Comic dialog

A New Barcode will be given to the Comic

This will be the Barcode suffixed with a .1 or .2 etc, depending on how many copies of the barcode already exist

This allows import/export to still function on copies of Comics

Lookup Info

Attempts to fill in Comic data by looking up info from the web

You first need to choose which data to update:

lookup type dialog

You may need to decide how much of the web to search:

(this can be set to always be 'Full' in the Settings Screen)

lookup mode dialog

The time to do the lookup varies by how many fields are needed,

how quickly the fields are completed and how much of the web is searched:

lookup mode dialog

when the lookup is complete, any fields will be updated

If you chose to replace existing data and data was not found for some fields, then those fields will be cleared

if you choose to cancel the lookup, the data found so far will be updated

Find On Web

Search for the selected Comic on the web

See the Search Page for more details


Deletes the Comic, you will be asked to confirm the delete

you will be taken back to the previous screen if deleted


Shares Comic details with another app

First choose which information to share: ('Main Fields' excludes any custom fields)

share fields dialog

Then choose which app to share them with:

share app dialog

The data is shared as one line per field (refer to import formats)

copy to clipboard

Copies Comic details to the phones clipboard

You can choose which information to copy ('Main Fields' excludes any custom fields)

clipboard fields dialog

The data is copied as one line per field (refer to import formats)

Upload for Searching

Upload this comic to the our source database


Opens the Settings Screen

Image Menu

View Image

Views the image using the Gallery Viewer (opens up in new screen)

Select Image

This allows you to pick an image from the gallery

Select Image From Web

This allows you to pick an image from several web choices using the Select Image Screen

This is the best way to find a new image for the Comic

Refer to Images Page for more information

Take Picture

This starts the camera, so you can take a picture of the Comic

Type Image Link

This allows you edit the web address used for the image:

Once entered, the new image will be downloaded

Delete Image

This will delete the current image

Crop Image

This will open the in-built gallery's crop function to crop the image

Edit Image

This will start an external app to edit the current image

select image editor

You will need to save any edits to the same file

Reload Image

This will re-download the image

If it still fails then there is a problem with the image link (or you have no data connection)

Select Color Dialog

select color

Selects to title text foregorund and background colors for display in the list/grid views

Touch the outer circles to select the background and foreground colors,
or select one of the preset colors under the circles,

The inner solid circles are the selected colors and is also previewed just above the buttons,

click the reset button, to remove all color highlighting

list image

In the list view the title block is colored accordingly

grid image

In the grid view the whole item is colored,
but only for items which don't have images

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