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What's new in MyStuff2

MyStuff2 is a major new version of My Stuff. While it is true that anyone that has purchased the original My Stuff will have to pay again for MyStuff2, I believe the following list of improvements more than justifies the cost (not to mention My Stuff has had free improvements for 2 1/2 years).

  • Easy transfer of existing data from any installed version of My Stuff.
  • Full iPad and iPhone 5 support.
  • Automatic data sync between iOS devices.
  • Barcode scanning
    • Add new items by scanning barcodes with the camera or existing images.
    • Add new items by manually entering barcode numbers.
    • Populate barcode attributes.
  • Product search integrated with Amazon.
    • Scan a barcode and item information is filled in from Amazon.
    • Type in keywords and select matching products. New items will be created with product data.
    • Select multiple matches to quickly add related products.
  • New attribute types:
    • Contact - Pick people from your Address Book.
    • Rating - Give items a rating. Configurable for 1 to 10 stars.
    • Barcode - Scan a barcode and have the resulting code stored in the attribute.
    • Term - Like Duration but values are in years, months, and/or days.
    • Color - Allows you to choose any color.
  • Bulk editing supported from any item list screen.
    • Select any number of items in a list.
    • Apply the value of one or more attributes to all selected items.
    • Clear the value of one or more attributes from all selected items.
    • Change the category and/or group of all selected items.
    • Change the location of all selected items.
    • Apply one or more actions to all selected items.
    • Delete all selected items.
    • Export or summarize all selected items.
  • Integration with 3rd party services:
    • iCloud
    • Dropbox
    • Google Drive
    • Box
    • FTP servers
  • Several import/export improvements:
    • You can now directly import and export Excel (xlsx) and Open Document (ods) spreadsheets.
    • You can now include images and voice memos when importing or exporting CSV data.
    • You can now include images and voice memos when emailing item data.
    • Quickly create a new category while importing CSV data.
    • Export all categories at once. Creates a zip file with one entry per category.
    • Select which attributes are exported.
    • Exported data can now be sorted.
    • Item text in email export can now be in one of two formats.
    • Import items directly into a specific category group.
    • A progess bar now appears during a data import.
    • Long imports can now be canceled.
    • Exported data can now be in CSV or PDF format.
    • Specify date, time, and duration formats for values in CSV files.
    • Preview imported CSV data to ensure the correct options are selected.
    • Open exported CSV or PDF files in other apps installed on your iOS device.
    • Locations can now be shared in addition to categories, actions, and lookup lists.
    • Category, Location, Action, and Lookup List sharing can be done via email, computer, Dropbox, Google docs, iCloud, or other apps.
  • Summary screen updates:
    • More granular selection of summarized data.
    • Displays more information for more attributes.
    • Apply or change the filter without returning to item list screen.
  • More attribute configurations:
    • Mark an attribute as unique. No two items can have the same value.
    • Mark an attribute as required. Required values must be entered to save the item.
    • Specify capitalization and spell check behavior of Text and Note attributes.
    • Specify formatting of Date, Time, Duration, Integer, Count, Decimal, Rating, and Term attributes.
    • Calculated attributes can now reference other calculated attributes.
    • Calculated attributes may now have a result type of Time, Date, or Term.
    • Add or edit lookup lists from the Attribute Type selection screen.
    • Changed attribute autofill values can now be applied to existing items.
  • Lookup list improvements:
    • Copy an existing lookup list.
    • Import/Export lookup list choices from/to CSV files.
    • Update lookup list choices from associated item values.
    • Specify capitalization and spell check behavior of Text lookups.
    • Specify formatting of Date, Time, Duration, Decimal, and Term lookups.
    • Improved data entry with long lookup lists.
    • Lookup detail screen shows list of category and action attributes using the lookup list.
  • Item list improvements:
    • Browse all images just as in the Photos app. View item details by picking an image.
    • Browse all images just like "Cover Flow" in the iPod app. View item details by tapping an image.
    • Location item lists can now be emailed, filtered, and sorted.
    • Action item lists can now be emailed and summarized.
    • Sorting and filtering now supported when viewing "All Categories".
    • New spreadsheet report.
    • Bulk editing support (see above).
    • Print items using AirPrint.
  • Item list searching updates:
    • Specify which attributes to search.
    • Now supports prefix and suffix searching in addition to the current 'contains' search.
  • Item list filtering updates:
    • Multiple filters can be applied to an item list.
    • Filters can be more flexible by prompting the user for values when the filter is applied.
    • Filters on date or time attributes can be based on criteria such as "today", "yesterday", or "now".
    • Filter attribute values based on being unique or not.
  • Item list sorting updates:
    • Sorting by a Time attribute now groups items together by hour.
    • Items can now be sorted using Location, Note, and Yes/No attributes.
    • Added ability to sort items by their last updated date.
    • User definable prefixes (a, an, the) are ignored in text attributes.
    • Section headers can be turned off for a given sort.
    • Item counts can be turned off for a given sort.
    • The automatic display of sort values can be turned off for a given sort.
  • Item Display improvements:
    • Conditional item coloring based on item values.
    • Text can now be linked to an attribute for conditional display.
  • Passcode improvements:
    • Support both simple (4-digit) and text passcodes.
    • Categories can now have their own passcode protection.
  • New Settings:
    • User selectable date and time formats.
    • Select item list height size of tiny, small, normal, and large.
    • Option to display item images before or after attribute values.
    • Setting for Safe Item Viewing. When on you must tap Edit before item values can be changed.
    • Pick from three color schemes.
    • User definable word prefixes to ignore when sorting data.
    • Specify image sizes.
  • Category improvements:
    • Emoji symbols can be used in place of category color dots.
    • Categories can now have their own passcode protection.
    • Categories can be marked as read-only preventing any changes to any items in the category.
    • Categories can now have a default location.
    • Categories can be grouped into collections to better organize large numbers of categories.
  • Action improvements:
    • Actions can now have multiple phases each with its own set of attributes.
    • Actions can be applied to items any number of times (or define a per action limit).
    • Action history is now kept (example: See each time a book is lent and returned).
    • Action phases can remove items from category and/or location lists. View items from action item lists.
  • Undo/redo support while editing an item.
  • Context sensitive help available from any screen (double-tap screen title).
  • Currency values can now be entered in an world currency.
  • Support for quickly entering multiple items.
  • Integration with TextExpander.
  • Clear an item value using a swipe gesture.
  • Locations can now be made containers of other locations.
  • Containers can now be made into top level locations.
  • Group and Container creating/editing user interface improved.
  • Groups and Containers can now have images and notes.
  • Data Transfer can now be done via iTunes and a USB cable, Dropbox, iCloud, Google docs, or the original WiFi method.
  • Image viewing greatly improved including zooming and panning.
  • The Yes/No attribute type now treats NO and "no selection" separately.
  • Cut, Copy, and Paste item values.
  • Delete all items from a category, group, location, or container.
  • Changed "printable" pages of HTML report to be in a spreadsheet format for easier reading.
  • Other minor user interface improvements.