What is a data type?

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Overview A data type is a whole series of logic and assets in The Shelf that determines how a piece of data is imported, stored, displayed, and exported. As an example, the Image data type: imports the image data Checks if there is a URL of the image available too Stores the image in an appropriate manner Displays the image in the cell with the orange photos style badge on it Allows the image to be previewed Enables the image and available URL to be exported. How it works? When something is dropped into The […]

What is a theme?

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The current theme of The Shelf is the icon style with badges over the top right corner and the orange tinting. I have many more ideas for layouts to allow users to customise the appearance of The Shelf. For example, full width, short cells, or big square cells with the titles within the cells, etc. I also plan to add different tint colours that will propagate across the whole UI, as the orange tint does today. I also plan to have a dynamic icon that will represent that current theme and tint colour, as the initial icon does matching […]