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Offline Yoc

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Re: Digital Comic Museum Comic Viewer (Preview Comics)
« Reply #30 on: November 11, 2010, 08:53:41 AM »
Tnx Capt!
And I agree with Len and you, the page listing issues available for for each title should remain a list only. 
Covers only clutter the page and slow down finding out if an issue is needed or not.

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Re: Digital Comic Museum Comic Viewer (Preview Comics)
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Re: Digital Comic Museum Comic Viewer (Preview Comics)
« Reply #31 on: November 15, 2010, 09:49:44 AM »
I didn't see it addressed earlier in the thread. For Tom Corbett (specifically the Digital Comic Museum uploads), I'm getting this error when trying to Preview:

Can't open CBR file

http://www.digitalcomicmuseum.com/index.php?cid=649

Thanks

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Re: Digital Comic Museum Comic Viewer (Preview Comics)
« Reply #32 on: November 15, 2010, 01:45:59 PM »
I notice the 'Comment' link is also missing for all the books in the 'Tom Corbett' section as well.

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Re: Digital Comic Museum Comic Viewer (Preview Comics)
« Reply #33 on: November 15, 2010, 03:11:55 PM »
I didn't see it addressed earlier in the thread. For Tom Corbett (specifically the Digital Comic Museum uploads), I'm getting this error when trying to Preview:

Can't open CBR file

http://www.digitalcomicmuseum.com/index.php?cid=649

Thanks
I believe I have found the problem, at least for Tom Corbett 004. The download file has an extension of .cbr, but is actually a ZIP file, so the file name should be .cbz. (I downloaded the file and looked inside with a hex editor, and confirmed it has a ZIP-file signature instead of a RAR one).

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Re: Digital Comic Museum Comic Viewer (Preview Comics)
« Reply #34 on: November 15, 2010, 05:54:32 PM »
Tnx Snard.
The Comment option was missing from all the Tom Corbett issues though so something else is going on as well.

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Re: Digital Comic Museum Comic Viewer (Preview Comics)
« Reply #35 on: November 16, 2010, 06:42:50 AM »
Thanks Snard

That explains what's happening, and that's the reason why I now have to download these files with Chrome in stead of Explorer. With Chrome, it will unlock the zip files for me, even with the cbr extension. It won't do anything in Explorer.

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Re: Digital Comic Museum Comic Viewer (Preview Comics)
« Reply #36 on: November 16, 2010, 09:05:38 AM »
I didn't see it addressed earlier in the thread. For Tom Corbett (specifically the Digital Comic Museum uploads), I'm getting this error when trying to Preview:

Can't open CBR file

http://www.digitalcomicmuseum.com/index.php?cid=649

Thanks
I believe I have found the problem, at least for Tom Corbett 004. The download file has an extension of .cbr, but is actually a ZIP file, so the file name should be .cbz. (I downloaded the file and looked inside with a hex editor, and confirmed it has a ZIP-file signature instead of a RAR one).

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You get a cookie since your right about the Can't open cbr error etc.

It basically just checked if its extension of cbr/rar or cbz/zip. If its a CBR it goes through unraring it in memory and extracting pages to temp. If for some reason the cbr file is actually a zip file then it refuses to touch it and gives error message.

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Re: Digital Comic Museum Comic Viewer (Preview Comics)
« Reply #37 on: November 16, 2010, 12:30:01 PM »
Capt, there will be several with this problem.
If one fails might the feature try the other format?

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Re: Digital Comic Museum Comic Viewer (Preview Comics)
« Reply #38 on: December 15, 2010, 09:40:43 AM »
Very good feature, although I'm not so hot on the idea of it always fitting to browser width (in my case, resulting in enlarged images). I think an option to display the page in it's original size would be a big improvement.

*edit* Hmm... It looks like the size of the scans actually varies quite a bit. Perhaps a more advanced zoom function would be called for.
« Last Edit: December 15, 2010, 10:23:12 AM by Drahken »

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Re: Digital Comic Museum Comic Viewer (Preview Comics)
« Reply #39 on: December 24, 2010, 04:00:16 PM »
http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/index.php?dlid=5451

"We have encountered an error.
This comic book cannot be previewed.
Instead we present you with this:"

A lovely Bettie Page image, but ...

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Re: Digital Comic Museum Comic Viewer (Preview Comics)
« Reply #40 on: December 24, 2010, 04:39:09 PM »
It happens Roy.  For technical reasons some books are beyond previewing.
Nested CBZ files within a ZIP file will do it for instance.