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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

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CLZ Comics (Android)

v4.3.8: New β€œsplit” 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 (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 comics

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 (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)

v4.3.1: 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 πŸ™‚ (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)

V4.2.1: 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.

CLZ Comics (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 Series, Publishers, Series Groups, etc..
  • Edit screen: edit the Sort Names for Series for complete control over correct series sorting.
  • Edit screen: Now edit the names of Series, Publishers, etc.. .
  • Edit screen: New “value picker” screen for quickly filling fields like Series and Publisher.
  • New Tools menu, with Manage Pick Lists, Field Defaults and Empty Database tools.

CLZ Comics (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.

CLZ Comics (Android)

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

March 24th, 2016

CLZ Comics is now free to download, with a database limit of 100 comics. Unlock higher database limits using In App Purchases.

If you purchased CLZ Comics 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 πŸ™‚
If, for whatever reason, this didn’t work for you, then just CONTACT US and and we’ll unlock it manually, free of charge!

New:

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

CLZ Comics (iOS)

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

February 24th, 2016

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

Apart from several improvements to the Add Comic screen (see below), the 4.0 version contains an important change:

CLZ Comics for iOS is now free to download

Starting with version 4.0, CLZ Comics is free to download and starts with a limit of 100 comics.

New:Improved Add Comics screen

  • Easily switch between Add methods (Title / Barcode / Manual).
  • Re-designed search results with included cover images.
  • Now add directly from results using quick-add buttons
    (no more need to open the Preview Screen).
  • New black style for Preview Screen.
  • Add by Barcode now automatically opens Camera Scan screen.
  • Larger Camera Scan screen on iPad.

Recent changes

v4.13.1: Redesigned app icon November 9th, 2018 v4.13.1: Redesigned app icon November 6th, 2018 v4.11.3: Moved some buttons to more logical places September 3rd, 2018 v4.11.3: Moved some buttons to more logical places August 26th, 2018 v4.11: More editable fields! June 21st, 2018 v4.11: More editable fields! June 21st, 2018 v4.10.3: Bigger and easier to spot Add button! May 14th, 2018 v4.10.4: Bigger and easier to spot Add button! May 9th, 2018 v4.10: Many new sort options and a redesigned Select Sort Order screen April 13th, 2018 v4.10: Many new sort options and a redesigned Select Sort Order screen March 14th, 2018 v4.9: Improved search features February 21st, 2018 v4.9: Improved search features January 24th, 2018 v4.8.1: Automatic CLZ Cloud syncing! January 10th, 2018 v4.8: Automatic CLZ Cloud syncing! December 4th, 2017 v4.5.8: Further improvements to the Add Comics screen November 21st, 2017 v4.5.13: Further improvements to the Add Comics screen November 8th, 2017 v4.5.12: Optimized layout for iPad Pro October 19th, 2017 v4.5.10: Redesigned Selection Mode October 15th, 2017 v4.5.4: Easier way to add series and improved navigation! July 12th, 2017 v4.5.5: New preview templates and better navigation after adding June 11th, 2017 v4.5.2: Improved barcode scanning 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 v4.3.2: New folder options and redesigned edit screen January 13th, 2017