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New Comic Entry Via Barcode This script adds a new fileless comic entry via a scanned barcode. It searches Google Base for series names, issues numbers and publishers are added automatically from the barcode. 1

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From the File menu, select the New Comic Entry via barcode menu item. Alternatively, you may use the right click Automation menu, or the barcode icon on the browser toolbar. The Scan barcode dialog will open. Input the barcode after scanning with your barcode scanner. If you do not have a barcode scanner, you can use any webcam, or even simply manually write the code. Click on the search button to let the script search the internet for the barcode that you have inputted. Once the script completes its search, the select series dialog will open, displaying all the possible matches for your barcode. Select the series corresponding with your comic, and click at the Accept button. Your fileless comic entry will appear in the library. The new fileless entry has the series, issue and publisher fields filled by the script automatically. While you can always manually input all the remaining metadata fields, we highly recommend the ComicVine Scraper script (discussed earlier) for this purpose. Select your newly created fileless entry and run the scraper. The ‘complete’ fileless comic book entry is an excellent replica of the original.

Other Scripts Bedetheque Scraper This script scrapes (read, retrieve, and save) data for comic books or fileless entries from the Bedetheque website, the biggest comic book database in French.

Antiquariat Antiquariat enables file formats unsupported by default in ComicRack. In this way the excellent management features like library, lists or search are available for any kind of file format. • • • •

From the File menu, select the Antiquariat menu item. The Scraping dialog will open. Click at the Start button. Once the scrape is complete, click at the cross button to exit the scraping dialog. Your scraped books will be displayed in the fileless format, as evidenced by the violet star state indicator. Right-click any of these to open the Info dialog, where you can add other details relevant to your book. You can also rate the books just as you would rate your comic books. For each file, the script adds a fileless entry in ComicRack™ with the Web field pointing to the actual file. It then scrapes google images for the filename. The first entry returned is used as the thumbnail in the ComicRack™ browser. Clicking the web link from the entry info opens the file in the default assigned windows application.

FromDucks This script scrapes (read, retrieve, and save) data for comic books or fileless entries from the Inducks website, the Disney comics database.

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ComicRack Manual (5th ed)  

600Wpmpo. The ComicRack manual : for ComicRack 0.9.142 and beyond / by 600Wpmpo. -- 5th ed. p. cm. Includes index. 1. Computer software 2....

ComicRack Manual (5th ed)  

600Wpmpo. The ComicRack manual : for ComicRack 0.9.142 and beyond / by 600Wpmpo. -- 5th ed. p. cm. Includes index. 1. Computer software 2....

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