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Search by Barry / Cloud Visibility per Collection

September 21st, 2021

We’re on a roll with the Connect development, so today we can release two new features for your Connect software:

  • Search your collection by barcode, using CLZ Barry
  • Set your CLZ Cloud Visibility per collection

Search your collection by barcode, using CLZ Barry

Our free CLZ Barry barcode scanner app has always been a great companion to your Connect software. In the Add from Core screen, it lets you add items to your database by barcode, easily scanning barcodes your phone’s camera.

But as of today, you can also use CLZ Barry in the Connect main screen, to search your own database by barcode. Just connect Barry using the CLZ Barry icon on the right of the search box. Then, just scan with the CLZ Barry app to search.

Set your CLZ Cloud Visibility per collection

Since we introduced the “multiple collection” feature in Connect, one common request has been to allow setting the cloud visibility PER collection. For example, users want to keep their CLZ Cloud set to “Public”, but want to keep one of their collection tabs hidden and Private.

So a few weeks ago, I (Alwin) asked web-developer Stijn to “make it so”. And he did 🙂

The existing “CLZ Cloud Visibility” screen in Connect has now been extended with a new section that lets you “override” the overall Cloud Visibility for each of your collections.

Please note that the visiblity of the collection always has to be the same or more “restrictive” than the overall cloud setting.
So if your CLZ Cloud is Public, you CAN set the visibility of your collections to Partial or Private.
But if your CLZ Cloud is Private, you can NOT open up one of your collections to be Public.

Recent changes

Improvements to the Collections and Edit Multiple features November 20th, 2023 Complete re-design of Edit Multiple feature October 30th, 2023 Pre-fill screen: Orange highlights and a Clear button October 30th, 2023 Improved search results in the Link with Core screen October 12th, 2023 Connect is now available in French, Spanish and Hungarian! September 29th, 2023 Improved Import from CSV/TXT screen August 16th, 2023 Printing / Exporting a selection is now much easier August 10th, 2023 Connect is now available in German! July 4th, 2023 Re-designed collection tab-bar May 4th, 2023 Connect is now available in Dutch! April 27th, 2023 v8.0: 7 new data fields! January 16th, 2023 New collection view : Vertical Cards! July 7th, 2022 Lots of new features and tweaks in one go! June 29th, 2022 Improved Pre-fill screen: choose your own fields! March 4th, 2022 New “Add from Core” settings: select which fields you want to download from Core November 25th, 2021 New: Progress bars for slower actions November 24th, 2021 Search by Barry / Cloud Visibility per Collection September 21st, 2021 Easier Columns & Sorting / remove Core covers / more Field Defaults September 1st, 2021 Enhanced Collection Status filter and more Update from Core fields August 13th, 2021 New fields! Translator, Editor, Photographer, web-links, etc… March 17th, 2021 3 new settings to save screen space February 19th, 2021 New currency settings January 29th, 2021 New: Pre-fill fields while adding books December 10th, 2020 Various improvements July 27th, 2020 Improved “Edit Multiple” screen July 15th, 2020