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gfx/show/RNOComics.lha

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Short:Comic book reader
Author:jPV^RNO
Uploader:jpv morphos-user com (jPV^RNO)
Type:gfx/show
Version:1.0
Architecture:ppc-morphos
Date:2017-09-05
Download:http://aminet.net/gfx/show/RNOComics.lha - View contents
Readme:http://aminet.net/gfx/show/RNOComics.readme
Downloads:105
ABOUT
-----

 RNOComics is a comic book archive viewer that can open almost any archive
 file, or a directory with unarchived images, and display the images in it
 in a GUI designed to read comics.


FEATURES
--------

 - Supports CBR, CBZ, CBT, and any other archiving format XAD supports
 - Unarchives images on the fly, no HD space or memory wasted
 - Read ahead cache for the next page
 - Can continue to the next archive file in a directory with a single command
 - Can open directories with unarchived images and work as an image viewer
 - MUI GUI with controls as buttons, menu items, and keyboard shortcuts
 - Three different layout options: fit width, single page, and double page
 - Fullscreen mode option
 - Zoom option displays comic's pages at their intended maximum resolution
 - Rotate options for portrait mode making viewing/reading easier
 - History window with front page thumbnails and page memory
 - Backwards reading options for manga comics
 - Can save and export images
 - Can create thumbnail icons for archives (MorphOS)
 - Gamma correction options
 - Drag & drop loading
 - ARexx support


INSTALLATION
------------

 - Copy the whole directory anywhere you want and just launch the program
 - See the provided filetype examples for Ambient integration, or use Grunch
   to install the program and get the filetypes configured automatically


CONTROLS
--------

 Right/Command+N/N  . - Loads the next page
 Left/Command+P/P . . - Loads the previous page
 Home/Command+T/T . . - Loads the first page
 End/Command+L/L  . . - Loads the last page
 Space/Mouse wheel  . - Scrolls the page or loads the next page depending
                        on the layout
 Up/Down  . . . . . . - Scrolls the page
 PageUp/PageDown  . . - Scrolls the page in larger steps
 Held LMB/MMB . . . . - Zooms the image to its original size
 Rotate mouse wheel . - Over page gadget for precise page selection control
                        and then click 'Go' to load the specific page
 Command+Z/Z  . . . . - Toggles the zoom mode on/off
 Command+O/O  . . . . - Opens a new comic book archive
 Command+X/X  . . . . - Opens the next comic book archive in the current dir
 Command+I/I  . . . . - Opens a directory and loads unarchived images from it
 Command+A  . . . . . - Saves the original image
 Command+G  . . . . . - Saves the displayed page as a PNG image
 Command+F/F  . . . . - Toggles the fullscreen mode
 Double-click . . . . - Toggles the fullscreen mode
 Esc  . . . . . . . . - Exits from fullscreen mode
 Command+H/H  . . . . - Opens or closes the history window
 Command+W/W  . . . . - Changes to the "fit width" layout
 Command+S/S  . . . . - Changes to the "single page" layout
 Command+D/D  . . . . - Changes to the "double page" layout
 Command+E/E  . . . . - Rotates the image 90 degrees to the left
 Command+R/R  . . . . - Rotates the image 90 degrees to the right
 Command+"+"/+  . . . - Increases the gamma correction value
 Command+"-"/-  . . . - Decreases the gamma correction value
 Command+0/0  . . . . - Resets the gamma correction value
 Command+Q  . . . . . - Quits the program


SETTINGS
--------

 Settings are found in the program's pull-down menu and they will be saved
 to the ENVARC:RNOComics/ directory.

 Remember last file  . . - Opens the last viewed file at startup
 Save history  . . . . . - Saves a history data file to the program's drawer
 Copy file to Ram Disk . - Copies the whole archive file to RAM: to speed up
                           page loading at the expense of memory usage
 Side panel  . . . . . . - Shows the control panel
 Auto resize . . . . . . - Resizes the window to match dimensions of images
                           in the archive when a new comic book is loaded
 Right to left . . . . . - Changes the reading direction to right-to-left mode
                           which affects the left/right arrow keys and also
                           the order of pages in double page mode
 Back to front . . . . . - Shows the last page first, and so on
 Fullscreen page numbers - Shows page numbers in the fullscreen mode
 Fullscreen clock  . . . - Shows a clock in the fullscreen mode
 Create icons  . . . . . - Creates thumbnail icons for loaded archive files
 Layout/Fit width  . . . - Images are scaled to fit the window width and view
                           can be scrolled vertically if needed
 Layout/Single page  . . - One whole page is fit onto the display
 Layout/Double page  . . - Two pages are fit onto the display
 Background color  . . . - Opens a color requester for the background color

 ENV settings which aren't found within the GUI:
 RNOComics/forcexad  . . - RAR archives are extracted with UnRAR on MorphOS,
                           set this to "1" to extract RAR archives with XAD.
                           From the shell: SetEnv SAVE RNOComics/forcexad 1


COMMAND LINE OPTIONS AND ICON TOOLTYPES
---------------------------------------

 RNOComics uses non-standard command line arguments. Arguments must be given
 in the form of (note the "-" prefix): -argument parameter

 Allowed arguments:
 -file <file|dir>  . . - Opens an archive file or a directory at startup
 -defdir <dir> . . . . - Sets the initial directory to open files
 -args . . . . . . . . - Shows the allowed arguments

 Example:
 RNOComics -file "Work:Comics/Some Comic.cbr"


 The same arguments can be used as icon tooltypes, but by omitting the
 "-" prefix.

 Examples:
 DEFDIR=Work:Comics
 FILE=Work:Comics/MyComicBook.cbr


AREXX
-----

 Program's ARexx port is RNOCOMICS and supported commands are:

 OPEN <file|dir>  . . . . - Opens a new comic book archive or a directory
 OPENNEXT . . . . . . . . - Opens the next archive in the current dir
 SAVE <file>  . . . . . . - Saves the original image
 EXPORT <file>  . . . . . - Saves the displayed page as a PNG image
 EXTRACT <dir>  . . . . . - Extracts the whole archive to a directory
 FIRST  . . . . . . . . . - Loads the first page
 PREV . . . . . . . . . . - Loads the previous page
 NEXT . . . . . . . . . . - Loads the next page
 LAST . . . . . . . . . . - Loads the last page
 PAGE <n> . . . . . . . . - Loads the supplied page number
 ROTATELEFT . . . . . . . - Rotates the image 90 degrees to the left
 ROTATERIGHT  . . . . . . - Rotates the image 90 degrees to the right
 GAMMAINCREASE  . . . . . - Increases the gamma correction value
 GAMMADECREASE  . . . . . - Decreases the gamma correction value
 GAMMARESET . . . . . . . - Resets the gamma correction value
 FULLSCREEN . . . . . . . - Toggles fullscreen mode
 LOCKZOOM . . . . . . . . - Toggles zoom mode
 FITWIDTH . . . . . . . . - Changes layout into the "fit width" layout
 SINGLE . . . . . . . . . - Changes to "single page" layout
 DOUBLE . . . . . . . . . - Changes to "double page" layout
 REMEMBER <ON|OFF>  . . . - Sets the "Remember last file" setting
 SAVEHISTORY <ON|OFF> . . - Sets the "Save history" setting
 COPYTORAM <ON|OFF> . . . - Sets the "Copy file to Ram Disk" setting
 PANEL <ON|OFF> . . . . . - Shows or hides the control panel
 RESIZE <ON|OFF>  . . . . - Sets the "Auto resize" setting
 RIGHTTOLEFT <ON|OFF> . . - Sets the "Right to left" setting
 BACKTOFRONT <ON|OFF> . . - Sets the "Back to front" setting
 QUIT . . . . . . . . . . - Quits the program
 GET <FILE|PAGE|PAGES|  . - Returns the requested value
      FULLSCREEN|ANGLE|
      LOCKZOOM>

 Example:
 RXCmd RNOCOMICS "GET PAGE"


WEB
---

 - Please visit http://jpv.wmhost.com/jpv_software/ for screenshots, support,
   donations, and other software
 - This program is made with Hollywood: http://www.hollywood-mal.com/


THANKS TO
---------

 - Densho/RNO for the logo
 - Neil Pearson for testing and proof-reading


DISCLAIMER
----------

 This software is made available to you as Freeware and you may use this
 software in whatever way you wish, but the author accepts no liability for
 any damage caused to your system or other connected peripherals by using
 this software.


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