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 ====== Tips & Tricks ====== ====== Tips & Tricks ======
 ComicRack is a massive piece of software with many little features hidden away. Here are guides on how to find and use these little features. ComicRack is a massive piece of software with many little features hidden away. Here are guides on how to find and use these little features.
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 +This is a shit program.
 ===== Duplicate Finder ===== ===== Duplicate Finder =====
 {{ :​images:​duplicates.png?​170|View Menu}}ComicRack includes a built-in duplicate finder to find those pesky duplicate entries. Find it in the View menu or press Alt+F10 {{ :​images:​duplicates.png?​170|View Menu}}ComicRack includes a built-in duplicate finder to find those pesky duplicate entries. Find it in the View menu or press Alt+F10
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 Make sure you open ports 7612 and 7613 TCP/UDP on the computer sharing the library, and/or allow ComicRack through your firewall. This varies depending on the firewall software you use. Make sure you open ports 7612 and 7613 TCP/UDP on the computer sharing the library, and/or allow ComicRack through your firewall. This varies depending on the firewall software you use.
  
-If sharing on the LAN:+**If sharing on the LAN:**
 After you enable sharing, and restart ComicRack, if you start the program in another computer you will see a new tab with the name of the shared Library on the main program window (next to Library, Folders and Pages tabs). Clicking on it will allow you access to the shared library. After you enable sharing, and restart ComicRack, if you start the program in another computer you will see a new tab with the name of the shared Library on the main program window (next to Library, Folders and Pages tabs). Clicking on it will allow you access to the shared library.
  
-If sharing over the Internet:+Both computers MUST be set to the same time and Time Zone in order to share your library on a LAN. 
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 +**If sharing over the Internet:**
 If the computer sharing the library is behind a router, you will need to go to the Router configuration,​ to a section called "Port Forwarding"​ (or similar, varies across brands), and create a new port forwarding for the port 7612 TCP, so that the External port 7612 is forwarded to the IP of the computer sharing the library. Check out [[http://​portforward.com|portforward.com]] for guides on how to forward a port in many different brands of routers If the computer sharing the library is behind a router, you will need to go to the Router configuration,​ to a section called "Port Forwarding"​ (or similar, varies across brands), and create a new port forwarding for the port 7612 TCP, so that the External port 7612 is forwarded to the IP of the computer sharing the library. Check out [[http://​portforward.com|portforward.com]] for guides on how to forward a port in many different brands of routers
  
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 If you have a very large library and a slow connection, you may encounter errors when you try to click on the shared library. If it happens, try sharing only part of the library instead, by going into Edit menu, Preferences,​ Libraries tab and choosing only some lists instead of "Share All". If you have a very large library and a slow connection, you may encounter errors when you try to click on the shared library. If it happens, try sharing only part of the library instead, by going into Edit menu, Preferences,​ Libraries tab and choosing only some lists instead of "Share All".
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