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CLZ Books (Android)

v4.3.5: New way of adding/editing dates

September 22nd, 2016

New data entry interface for date fields:

  • Allows manual entry of year/month/day
  • Allow “partial dates”, e.g. just year and month
  • Open the calendar tool with the calendar button.

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v4.3.4: New: “None” entries in folder section

September 20th, 2016

  • When using folders, a new [None] entry contains the items that have no value (yet) for the selected folder field.
  • Tablets: New always available search box in top bar.
  • Add screen: some performance improvements.

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v4.3.3: Added floating button to add book to collection or wish list

September 8th, 2016

  • Redesigned Selection Mode screen.
  • New floating “+” button with in Add screens, with “Add to Collection” / “Add to Wish List” options.
  • Fixed: empty menus on some devices.

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v4.3.2: Maintenance build

August 26th, 2016

  • New: App now remembers the last opened tab in the add automatically screen
  • Small details template adjustments
  • Fixed local search not working on tablet devices
  • Fixed auto selection in main list not working on tablet devices
  • Fixed several crashes on smaller tablet devices

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v4.3.1: New “Material”-based interface with skins

August 25th, 2016

A huge v4.3 update for your CLZ Books app is now available.
And prepare to be shocked 🙂 (in a good way, don’t worry):

The app looks completely different now, with a cleaner brighter look and an improved user interface.

What’s new in CLZ Books 4.3 for Android?

  • New “Material”-based interface, with two skins/themes: Light & Dark.
    (The app now starts in the Light skin. If you prefer the Dark look, just use the View menu top right)

  • Big floating blue “+” button for adding books.
  • Access all other features and tools from “hamburger” menu top left.
  • Clear and easy switch between All / In Collection / Wish List at the top.
  • Access all other view options from menu on top right.
  • Add screen: tabs at the top to switch between Author/Title and ISBN modes.
  • Add Manually is now a separate menu item in the menu on the left.
  • Redesigned book list entries.
  • Old Import from Book Collector has been moved to Settings screen!

CLZ Books (iOS)

v4.2.2: Maintenance build

August 25th, 2016

Fixed:

  • CLZ Cloud Sync: Notes were not down-synced.
  • Edit Screen: Year picker: it was not possible to pick a year before “1888″.
  • Manage Pick Lists screen: labels width was too short.

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v4.2.2: Edit screen now remembers edits while app is suspended

August 2nd, 2016

  • Fixed losing changes when suspending the app while editing
  • Fixed already in collection highlighting in the add auto screens

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V4.2.1: New: “Manage Pick Lists” screen

July 29th, 2016

  • New “Manage Pick Lists” screen (under new Tools menu).
    This new screen lets you take control of your pick lists, that is Authors, Publishers, Genres, Subjects, etc… Use it to:

    • Fix typos in names.
    • Remove unused entries.
    • Merge duplicate entries.
    • Edit the SortNames for Authors.
  • Edit screen improvements:
    • New “value picker” screen for pick list fields, like Authors, Genres, Subjects, etc… Just tap the field, pick a value from the pick list that appears and done. No more need to type the first few letters of a value (we all hate typing on mobile devices, don’t we?)
    • Tap the pencil icons to directly edit names of pick list entries.
    • Tap the pencil icon for Authors to directly edit Names *and* SortNames.

CLZ Books (Android)

v4.2.1: New: Manage Pick Lists tool and ways to edit pick list items

July 28th, 2016

  • New “Manage Pick Lists” tool for editing and merging Authors, Publishers, Genres, Subjects, etc…
  • Edit screen: Edit the Sort Names for Authors for complete control over correct author sorting.
  • Edit screen: Now edit the names of Publishers, Genres, Subjects etc…
  • Edit screen: New “value picker” screen for quickly filling fields like Author and Genre.
  • New Tools menu, with Manage Pick Lists, Field Defaults and Empty Database tools.

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v4.0.8: Fixed a crash in the In-App Purchase screen

June 20th, 2016

  • Fixed crashes in in-app purchase screen on certain Xiaomi phones
  • Fixed crash in in-app purchase screen when only one in app purchase was offered

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v4.0.6: Hardware keyboards now work with the app again

May 26th, 2016

  • Fixed barcode search not working with hardware keyboards
  • Search not working correctly after updating a book from Core
  • Fixed crash while syncing broken images

CLZ Books (iOS)

v4.1.1: New: Field Defaults screen

May 23rd, 2016

New:

  • Settings / Field Defaults: choose field values that will be set for each new entry automatically.
  • Edit screen improvements:
    • Improved layout to make it easier on the eye
    • New “Select Value” screen for easier entry of pick list fields (e.g. Artist, Format, Genre, etc…)
    • Cancel and Done buttons have been moved to the top bar.
    • New Delete button at the bottom.

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v4.0.1: CLZ Books for Android is now free to download

March 29th, 2016

CLZ Books is now free to download, with a database limit of 100 books.

If you purchased CLZ Books *before* the 4.0 release, then the 4.0 version will be automatically unlocked to an *unlimited* database size. You do NOT need to pay again 🙂
If, for whatever reason, this didn’t work for you, then just CONTACT US and and we’ll unlock it manually, free of charge!

Improved Add Books screen:

  • Easily switch between Add methods (Title/ISBN/Manual).
  • Re-designed search results with included cover images.
  • Add by ISBN now automatically opens Camera Scan screen.

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V4.0.1: CLZ Books is now free to try out, lots of new features

February 4th, 2016

It’s been a long time in the making, but it’s finally here:
CLZ Books 4.0 for iOS!

Apart from several improvements to the Add Book screen, the 4.0 version contains an important change: CLZ Books for iOS is now free to download
Starting with version 4.0, CLZ Books is free to download and starts with a limit of 100 books.

New: Improved Add Books screen

  • Easily switch between Add methods (Author & Title / ISBN / Manual).
  • Re-designed search results with included cover images.
  • New black style for Preview Screen.
  • Add by ISBN now automatically opens Camera Scan screen.
  • Larger Camera Scan screen on iPad

Recent changes

v.4.5.8: Added loan fields to the CLZ Cloud sync August 29th, 2017 v4.5.6: Fixed an issue with syncing loan information August 24th, 2017 v4.5.5: Added loan fields to the CLZ Cloud sync August 16th, 2017 v4.5.6: Improved navigation in “All Books” folder July 21st, 2017 v4.5.4: Improved navigation in “All Books” folder July 18th, 2017 v4.5.3: Improved navigation after adding or restarting the app July 12th, 2017 v4.5.5: Fixed navigation issue and more June 14th, 2017 v4.5.4: New preview templates and better navigation after adding June 11th, 2017 v4.5.2: Improvements to the barcode scanner May 30th, 2017 v4.5.3: Navigation and View settings now correctly restored May 22nd, 2017 v4.5.1: Improved Add Books screen May 8th, 2017 v4.5.2: New “Clear” templates added April 26th, 2017 v4.5: A completely new look! April 13th, 2017 v4.3.7: Final iOS7 compatible version April 5th, 2017 v4.3.10: Fixed an issue where “deletion changes” sometimes didn’t sync February 2nd, 2017 v4.3.5: Added more fields to “Unrecognized ISBN” screen January 24th, 2017 v4.3.9: Easily add books that come up as “Unrecognized ISBN” January 18th, 2017 v4.3.4: Redesigned Edit Book screen January 12th, 2017 v4.3.3: Fixed wrongly popping up iTunes message January 5th, 2017 v4.3.2: New “Add Manually” if nothing can be found. January 4th, 2017 v4.3.8: New “split” edit screen November 17th, 2016 v4.3.1: Redesigned Add Automatically screen and new “Missing ISBN” screen November 16th, 2016 v4.3.7: Fixed a problem with CLZ Account registration October 27th, 2016 v4.3.6: Added more folder options, Sync Status indicator and more October 20th, 2016 v4.2.3: Fixed a problem in the Field Defaults screen and Sync September 24th, 2016