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CLZ Comics (Android)

v4.5.2: Improved barcode scanning

May 22nd, 2017

Changed:

  • Made some tweaks to improve barcode scanning.

Fixed:

  • Manual focus for barcode scanning.
  • Crash in the add auto screen when adding a mix of new books and books on wish list by barcode.
  • Crash in the pick cover option in the edit screen.
CLZ Comics (iOS)

v4.5.3: Navigation and View settings now correctly restored

May 22nd, 2017

New:

  • On restart the navigation state and view settings are restored

Changed:

  • Old Import from Comic Collector has been moved to Settings screen

Fixed:

  • Crash in search-as-you-type box
  • Added new review popup
CLZ Comics (Android)

v4.5.1: Improved Add Comics screen

May 10th, 2017

This update to the CLZ Comics app for Android brings user interface improvements to the Add Comics screen:

  • All panels are now resizable (list, details, camera)
  • When adding a comic that is already on your wish list, the app now lets you change its status to “In Collection”.
  • Adding By Barcode:
    • Camera scanner is now integrated in Add screen, not a separate screen
    • Tap the keyboard icon in the camera panel to enter a barcode manually
    • Barcode queue is now remembered between sessions
    • Press and hold to delete a barcode from the queue
  • Adding By Title:
    • Expand comic issues list using “V” icons on the right
    • Comic not found? Easy add it manually using the special entry in the results list

CLZ Comics (iOS)

v4.5.2: New “Clear” templates added

April 26th, 2017

New in 4.5.2:

  • New Details View templates which are easier on the eye:
    • Clear Light template
    • Clear Dark template

Fixed:

  • iPad: WANT-HAVE header was not correctly updated when changing Series folder.
  • Improved “tap” area of hamburger menu so you can back out of a folder more easily.
CLZ Comics (iOS)

v4.5: A completely new look!

April 23rd, 2017

A huge v4.5 update for the CLZ Comics 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 Comics 4.5 for iOS?

  • A completely new look, that is cleaner and brighter.
  • The choice between two skins/themes: Light & Dark.
  • No bottom toolbar means more screen space for your comic collection.
  • Big floating blue ‘+’ button on bottom right for adding new comics.
  • Access all other features and tools from ‘hamburger’ menu top left.
  • Access all view settings from menu top right.
  • Quickly switch between All / In Collection / Wish List at the top.

How to update your CLZ Comics app to version 4.5:

  • On your device, open the App Store app.
  • On the bottom, switch to the Updates tab.
  • Find the CLZ Games entry and tap “UPDATE” on the right.

Do you like the new look?
Then please let the world know by posting a nice review in the App Store!

CLZ Comics (iOS)

v4.3.3: Final iOS7 compatible version

April 5th, 2017

Important: this is the FINAL iOS 7 compatible version.
Support for iOS 7 will be dropped for future versions.

Fixed:

  • iOS 7: Crash in Add screen when opening the Add by Barcode tab.

Coming up: Fresh look and layout

Please look forward to the next build coming up in a couple weeks with a complete new fresh look and layout!

CLZ Comics (Android)

v4.3.10: Fixed an issue where “deletion changes” sometimes didn’t sync

February 17th, 2017

Fixed:

  • Local comic deletes sometimes not synchronized to the CLZ Cloud

CLZ Comics (Android)

v4.3.9: Maintenance build

January 18th, 2017

Fixed:

  • Crashing merge dialog in the manage pick list screen on Android 6.0+ devices
  • Facebook sign up button not working
  • Formatting of cover price in the details view
  • Retention of the scroll position in the issue list view on phone sized devices
  • Reverting of custom uploaded cover when syncing an update
  • Crash in the edit screen after pressing the next/previous comic button

CLZ Comics (iOS)

v4.3.2: New folder options and redesigned edit screen

January 13th, 2017

New:

  • New Folder options: format, store, age, color, country, crossover, edition, genre, language, story arc.
  • Edit screen is now split into two tabs (Main / Personal).
  • After editing/removing a comic, the app now remembers the list’s scroll position.

Fixed:

  • After editing a comic, the changed values were not immediately visible in the list.
  • Alphabet sections in list were broken after “X”.
  • Adding by Barcode: barcodes can now be entered with voice dictation.
  • Crash in the in-app-purchase screen.
  • ‘Show all’ folder item was missing in empty folders on tablet devices.

CLZ Comics (iOS)

v4.3.1: Redesigned Add Automatically screen!

January 4th, 2017

A huge v4.3 update for your CLZ Comics mobile app is now available.

In this update, we complete re-designed the Add Comics screen, to make it clearer, easier-to-user and to help you add comics more efficiently.

What’s new in the Add Comics screen?

  • Switch between By Title and By Barcode using tabs at the top
    (Add Manually is now a separate screen, under Tools menu)
  • All panels are now resizable (list, details, camera)
  • Add button is now at bottom right (blue circle with “+” icon)
  • Adding By Title:
    • Suggestions appear in a drop-down while you type a title
  • Adding By Barcode:
    • Camera scanner is now integrated in Add screen, not a separate screen
    • Tap the keyboard icon in the camera panel to enter a barcode manually
    • Delete barcodes from queue by swiping from right to left
    • Barcode queue is now remembered between sessions

Read more


CLZ Comics (Android)

v4.3.8: New “split” edit screen

November 17th, 2016

New:

  • Split edit screen, easily switch between main and personal fields

Fixed:

  • App respects the system screen orientation lock
  • Background color for the searchbar on certain Lollipop tablet devices
  • Long loading in manage pick list screen

CLZ Comics (Android)

v4.3.7: Fixed a problem with CLZ Account registration

October 27th, 2016

  • Fixed app closing on CLZ Account registration

CLZ Comics (iOS)

v4.2.5: Fixed flickering problem

October 25th, 2016

New:

  • Fixed flickering in navigation/toolbar in the main list on phone
CLZ Comics (iOS)

v4.2.4: New search engine added for adding comics by title

October 24th, 2016

  • New Search engine for adding comics By Title:
    • Better and cleaner search results.
    • Much faster, almost instant results.
  • New layout for the comic lists

CLZ Comics (Android)

v4.3.6: New folder options, new out of sync mark and more!

October 20th, 2016

We added folder options in this build for a couple of fields we didn’t have them for yet. Should be a pretty complete list by now! Also added a nice “out of sync” mark to let you know when the collection is out of sync.

New:

  • Added Folder options for:
    • format
    • store
    • age
    • color
    • country
    • crossover
    • edition
    • genre
    • language
    • story arc
  • CLZ Cloud Sync button now indicates “out of sync” status using red exclamation mark
  • App now automatically restores the Unlock Full App in-app purchase

Fixed:

  • Fixed hardware keyboard enter not working in tablet search field
  • Fixed quick search suggesting returning a blank screen on a single issue search result

CLZ Comics (Android)

v4.3.5: New: “Search-As-You-Type” suggestions when adding games

October 5th, 2016

New: “Search-As-You-Type” suggestions when adding comics by title. While enter a title to search for, a drop-down list will appear, showing the five most popular series that match. If you see the series you were looking for, just tap to select it.

Fixed:

  • Screen rotation throughout the app
  • Improved scrolling smoothness in the series list
  • Have/wish lists are back in the series list

CLZ Comics (iOS)

v4.2.3: Fixed a problem in the Field Defaults screen and Sync

September 24th, 2016

Fixed:

  • Field Defaults were not immediately stored after closing the screen
  • Syncing screen: Sometimes the sync button was wrongly disabled
  • iPhone: Main Screen: crash when touching the row with total comics

CLZ Comics (Android)

v4.3.4: New search engine and new way of entering dates

September 22nd, 2016

New search engine for adding comics By Title:

  • Better and cleaner search results.
  • Much faster, almost instant results.

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.

CLZ Comics (Android)

v4.3.3: 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.
  • Main list: fixed slow scrolling problem.

CLZ Comics (Android)

v4.3.2: Solved an issue with empty menus

September 8th, 2016

We fixed an issue where the menus could show up “empty” on some Android devices out there. Should be good again now! 🙂

CLZ Comics (Android)

v4.3.1: A completely new look!

September 7th, 2016

A huge v4.3 update for your CLZ Comics 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.

New:

  • 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 movies.
  • 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 By Title and By Barcode modes.
  • Add Manually is now a separate menu item in the menu on the left.
  • Redesigned book list entries.
  • Old Import from Comic Collector has been moved to Settings screen!

CLZ Comics (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.

CLZ Comics (Android)

v4.2.3: Fixed some issues in “Add by barcode” screen

August 4th, 2016

  • Fixed already in collection highlighting in the add by barcode screen
  • Fixed selection of issues in barcode search results

CLZ Comics (Android)

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

August 2nd, 2016

  • Fixed losing changes when suspending the app while editing

CLZ Comics (iOS)

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

July 29th, 2016

Version 4.2 adds a couple of improvements and tools that are essential for users who are doing most of their editing on the mobile apps:

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

    • Fix typos in names.
    • Remove unused entries.
    • Merge duplicate entries.
    • Edit the SortNames for comic Series.
  • Edit screen improvements:
    • New “value picker” screen for pick list fields, like Authors, Artists, Series, 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 Artists, Authors and Series to directly edit Names *and* SortNames.

Recent changes

v4.5.2: Improved barcode scanning May 22nd, 2017 v4.5.3: Navigation and View settings now correctly restored May 22nd, 2017 v4.5.1: Improved Add Comics screen May 10th, 2017 v4.5.2: New “Clear” templates added April 26th, 2017 v4.5: A completely new look! April 23rd, 2017 v4.3.3: Final iOS7 compatible version April 5th, 2017 v4.3.10: Fixed an issue where “deletion changes” sometimes didn’t sync February 17th, 2017 v4.3.9: Maintenance build January 18th, 2017 v4.3.2: New folder options and redesigned edit screen January 13th, 2017 v4.3.1: Redesigned Add Automatically screen! January 4th, 2017 v4.3.8: New “split” edit screen November 17th, 2016 v4.3.7: Fixed a problem with CLZ Account registration October 27th, 2016 v4.2.5: Fixed flickering problem October 25th, 2016 v4.2.4: New search engine added for adding comics by title October 24th, 2016 v4.3.6: New folder options, new out of sync mark and more! October 20th, 2016 v4.3.5: New: “Search-As-You-Type” suggestions when adding games October 5th, 2016 v4.2.3: Fixed a problem in the Field Defaults screen and Sync September 24th, 2016 v4.3.4: New search engine and new way of entering dates September 22nd, 2016 v4.3.3: New: “None” entries in folder section September 20th, 2016 v4.3.2: Solved an issue with empty menus September 8th, 2016 v4.3.1: A completely new look! September 7th, 2016 v4.2.2: Maintenance build August 25th, 2016 v4.2.3: Fixed some issues in “Add by barcode” screen August 4th, 2016 v4.2.2: Edit screen now remembers edits while app is suspended August 2nd, 2016 V4.2.1: New: “Manage Pick Lists” screen July 29th, 2016