This page provides an overview of all changes made to the app. Best viewed on desktop. To view your app version, go to 'More' -> 'More Info'.

February 7, 2024 – Version 1.7.0

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📢 Please vote for a new name for the app! 📢  "BrickScan" is currently in the lead. Visit the new forum in the app to vote in the poll.
This update is mostly focused on making it easier to give feedback and to organize all ideas and bugs efficiently. To build exactly what users want.
Introduced a new in-app forum so you can easily send feedback and participate in voting.
 
Improved Feedback Button in the app
  • If you need to contact me directly, you can now submit it in the app and don't need to send an email.

January 27, 2024 – Version 1.6.5

This note combines various updates made up to January 27, 2024.
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Update database to include items up to January 2024.
  • You can now identify multiple items at once.
  • You can now add sets to your collection.
Multiple Smaller Changes
You now have new attributes to use: Condition, Price, Location, Remarks, Description.
  • To view all additional attributes, tap the arrow beneath the image.
  • You can order the attributes to decide which ones should always be displayed above the fold.
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  • Combine torso prediction with item prediction. It is no longer necessary to select before taking an image.
  • Now you can add everything to your collection, including items in the minifig inventory.
  • The value on the collection screen now animates nicely.
  • Limited to displaying only 2 text lines for names on the element information screen to make it less cluttered.
  • Clicking on icons in the home screen now initiates a scroll-up action.
  • Add haptic feedback to re-order screens and to toggles throughout the app.
  • Improved and updated help information texts throughout the app.
  • The state is now preserved when moving between tabs on the home screen. For example, if you search for something in the "Search" tab and then switch to the "Collection" tab and back, your search will still be there.

October 13, 2023 – Version 1.5.8

You can now move all items in a collection to another collection.
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  • Resolve iPad camera functionality issue
Multiple smaller changes
  • Add a button to reset ordering of the columns in the table (More → “View Complete Table” → “Reorder Columns”)
Automatically adjust preferred external site ordering
  • After visiting an external site, the site will be shown first in the list of external sites to avoid unnecessary expansion of the “IDs” section.
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  • Change ordering of charts under “Insights”

October 9, 2023 – Version 1.5.6

You can now also see prices for parts and sets.
  • You can see the average value of items sold on bricklink.com in the past 6 months. (”Qty Avg Price”)
  • Access pricing for both new and used items.
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You can now switch the currency to GBP, EUR, and many more.
  • Navigate to More → Settings → Select Currency to adjust the currency.
  • Exchange rates are updated once per day.
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Multiple Smaller Changes
Improved all text search selection popups
  • Sort options now include both ascending and descending order. Previously, only descending order was available.
  • You can now dismiss the keyboard to view a larger portion of the list.
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Column reordering preferences are now saved and will remain the same even after restarting the app.
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  • Enhanced performance for computing aggregate values about your collections.

August 20, 2023 – Version 1.5.5

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🚀🎉 BIG NEWS! 🎉🚀 
  • You can now identify any part or Minifigure! Check out the video below to see it in action.
You can now export your collection as CSV (and XML) and copy directly to clipboard.
  • You can open the CSV file directly with Google Sheets or Excel.
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Multiple Smaller Changes
  • Add a copy icon next to item IDs to make it more convenient.
  • Add zoom functionality on item images to make it easier to spot tiny details.
  • Fix an issue preventing iPad users from exporting their collection.
 
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July 2022 – Versions 1.5.0–1.5.4

You can now see item images in the color selection screen to make it more convenient.
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  • bug fixes and performance improvements
 

June 27, 2023 – Version 1.4.0

You can now search through your collection for specific items.
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You can now create and manage multiple collections.
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You can now view your collection in a new tabular format.
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  • You can now add parts to your collection, not just torsos and Minifigures.
  • Huge performance improvements, especially for users with more than 5,000 items.
Multiple Smaller Changes
  • Ensure correct export to XML of 'My Remarks' that contain '&' and other special characters.
  • You can now part out Minifigures by long-pressing on them.
  • Improved visualization of “My Entries” table to indicate if you already own an item.
  • Numerous other updates

Apr. 11, 2023 – Version 1.3.6

You can now clear your entire collection by pressing a button in the “More” screen.
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Multiple Smaller Changes
  • Updated search screen icons for improved clarity
  • Automatic keyboard dismissal when scrolling down
  • [iOS] Swipe back gesture is now supported
 

Apr. 4, 2023 – Version 1.3.5

You can now use the app to scan barcodes or QR codes.
  • By scanning codes directly into the remarks field, you can avoid manual typing errors and save valuable time.
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You can now search for exact matches using quotes, e.g., ‘“red scarf” kid’
  • Simply enclose your search term in quotes to achieve precise results. For example, searching for ‘"red scarf" kid’ will no longer return irrelevant matches such as 'kid, red legs, green scarf'.
Added helpful pages on barcode/QR code scanning and collection export.
  • We value your feedback and encourage you to share any suggestions or ideas for additional content you would like to see on these pages.

Mar. 28, 2023 – Version 1.3.4

Significant improvements to the search screen
  • Dynamically adjust theme, category and color options based on the current query
  • Visualize results in a grid or in a list
  • Sort by different attributes and show foldable headers
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In this version, we have temporarily removed the friends screen to redesign it.
  • We are planning to introduce a community screen in the future. It might also show a leaderboard using a karma system to motivate users to submit high-quality images.
  • Feel free to send your suggestions for the revamped community/friends screen to hello@brickmonkey.io.
Multiple Smaller Changes
  • Show items with images first whenever possible to avoid placeholder images
Add a scrollbar and a button to make navigation more convenient
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  • Show the count for each part in an inventory. Now you know which parts are in a particular set and how often.
 

Mar. 21, 2023 – Version 1.3.3

You can now select themes stepwise for sets and figures. This should make navigation a lot easier.
  • You can also sort selectable themes for a better overview.
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Themes are combined and no sorting options.
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Select stepwise.
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Sort by name, number of figures or number of sets.
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You can now select categories stepwise for parts.
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No selection was possible.
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Select categories stepwise.
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Multiple Smaller Changes
  • You can now export your inventory to “My Collection” on bricklink.com. We added <COLOR>0</COLOR> to exported Minifigures to make it compatible. If you are a seller, we still recommend exporting your inventory to BrickStore first.
  • We improved the performance when searching for items while a theme is selected.

Mar. 14, 2023 – Version 1.3.2

This time we made some small changes. Stay tuned for exciting features ahead!
Multiple Smaller Changes
  • display text instead of empty charts
  • add a dialog to encourage users to crop images before upload
  • improve visualization of part inventory
  • UX & performance improvements

Mar. 7, 2023 – Version 1.3.1

You can now see the inventory of each set. And you can search for all sets that contain a specific part.
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NEW Version 1.3.1
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NEW Version 1.3.1
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You now get better feedback about the upload status when submitting new item images.
  • show a spinning progress indicator while uploading, display a flushbar message and automatically update the images on the item screen
  • also, add a clickable sentence that makes it more straightforward to submit new images for items that don’t have any images yet.
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Multiple Smaller Changes
  • add a button under “More” to go to this page about release notes
  • display the currently selected color above the image upload button to avoid incorrect image submissions
  • fix an issue where the app crashed on older ios devices
  • fix an issue where some images don’t update correctly after a database update

Feb. 28, 2023 – Version 1.3.0

You can now identify torsos from images in your gallery.
  • We also increased the zoom factor and show a slider.
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You can now vote for image uploads.
  • Images will be ranked and updated according to your votes. This should enable us to provide the most useful images for our users. Uploading and voting currently works for everything except for torsos. We’ll add this in a future update.
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You can now see the front and the back of a torso after taking a picture. This should make it easier to compare torsos that have the same front.
  • The app now also shows the name of the torso to make it easier to compare the options.
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NEW Version 1.3.0
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Expand the database to include Minifigures, Sets and Parts from 2022 and 2023
  • In some cases we needed to remove some parts from existing items in the users collection to ensure that everything stays consistent. Affected users will see a notification.
Fix XML export
  • Previously, partially assembled Minifigures and Torsos were skipped. Now it should export everything correctly. Torsos with more than one possible color are exported without a color. This can be adjusted later using Brickstore.
  • Now the app displays a message after exporting the collection.
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Improve search functionality
  1. Search for parts
  1. Show histogram above timeline
  1. The search string “obi hood” now correctly matches with “Obi-Wan Kenobi, Brown Hood […]”. Previously, it needed to be an exact match.
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NEW Version 1.3.0
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Multiple Smaller Changes
  • Fix camera orientation issues on iPad
Show number of figures and sets besides the themes in the search screen
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NEW Version 1.3.0
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  • Pressing the “More” → “Feedback” button now displays a message that prompts the user to send an email. This makes handling feedback easier for us and we can respond more directly.
  • Change the “Turn Smart Build On/Off” button to a toggle button to make the behavior more obvious
  • “Smart Build” On/Off is now persisted so that users can keep their favorite settings. It should speed up inventorying assemblies (torsos + arms + hands) by avoiding button presses.
  • Now you can adjust the color of the parts.
  • If you click on a questionmark icon now there won’t be bottom sheets but it sends you to a better formated and more helpful webpage.
 
 
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