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  • #3801945
    Josh J
    BPL Member

    @uahiker

    Numbers, then Capital letters ,

    #3801946
    Mike J
    BPL Member

    @mikejones3-2

    Locale: SoCal

    Manfred, Thats default how Alphabetical works programatically. There is the option in settings to sort by weight as well.

    #3801947
    Manfred
    BPL Member

    @orienteering

    Hi Mike,

    Interesting. Me personally, I would prefer to find ‘IPhone’ and ‘iPhone’ next to each other. Same for ‘prAna’ and ‘Prana’. It’s not a big deal – only slightly confusing, when one is sorted way after the other instead of next to each other.

    #3801956
    Manfred
    BPL Member

    @orienteering

    Mike,

    While I indeed forgot to pack fuel in my pack, I’m puzzled by ‘Don’t forget the food’. The screenshot below shows food listed on the left with over 10 lbs and I still I get the warning on the right.

     

    #3801979
    Mike J
    BPL Member

    @mikejones3-2

    Locale: SoCal

    Manfred,

     

    What is the item type of your food? Item type should be “Meal” or “Snack” is what triggers it right now. I am open to adding more as well if they make sense. Maybe you have the item Type as ‘food’ ?

    I use item type because its more specific than category.

    #3801980
    Manfred
    BPL Member

    @orienteering

    Hi Mike,

    Thanks for the prompt response. Since Subpacks don’t allow me to ‘pack’ them all at once, but make me to ‘pack’ every single item in there after I added the subpack to my pack, I created gear items that are basically subpacks. For example my ‘Dental Hygiene’ gear item has a toothbrush, toothpaste and floss in its photo. I did the same for my food. I created a gear item ‘1 Day of Food’ that has my meal, my snacks, my breakfast and my drinks in its photo. Thus I made the item type the same as the category – ‘Food’. Now that I changed the item type to ‘Meal’ it doesn’t remind me any longer to pack it.

    One more question: Once gear items are in a pack they are sorted differently than in the gear locker. Is there a way to make it the same?

    #3802069
    Mike J
    BPL Member

    @mikejones3-2

    Locale: SoCal

    Manfred,

    I am assuming you picked to sort your “Pack Order Format” be weight instead of alphabetical? Right now that setting only affects The “Pack Order” but maybe I can add a “Gear Locker Order Format” to the settings as well for you ;-)

    #3802101
    Manfred
    BPL Member

    @orienteering

    Mike,

    just used the web app as is without picking any sort order. And now looking for it can’t find a way to change the sort order in my pack. It seems to be somewhat weight related but not completely – especially when adding gear to the pack.

     

    #3802754
    Manfred
    BPL Member

    @orienteering

    Hi Mike,

    Please take a look at this screenshot. I’m displaying the ‘Pack’ items. Somehow everything from ‘Zpacks’ is displayed too although those items shouldn’t be there. They only get displayed though but fortunately not added to the weight.

    #3802758
    Mike J
    BPL Member

    @mikejones3-2

    Locale: SoCal

    This is a bug, that I need to fix. When you tap a category its basically auto typing that into the search bar, which searches name, category, and manufacturer fields. So since Zpacks has ‘pack’ in its name thats why it showing.

    I am working on a new search mechanism where it searches can be done like:

    manufacturer: zpacks

    and that would only search the manufacturer field. Or in your example something like:

    category: pack

    then that would filter by category only. Still being implemented at this time though.

    #3802943
    Mike J
    BPL Member

    @mikejones3-2

    Locale: SoCal

    Manfred,

    That bug when searching by clicking on category should now be fixed in the web app. Along with another bug where sub packs didn’t take into account items with quantity greater than  1.

    Android and iPhone app will take a few days for app store approvals but should be live soon as well.

    #3804177
    Mike J
    BPL Member

    @mikejones3-2

    Locale: SoCal

    Another big updated being pushed out tonight! Its live on the web version now and will be live in the Android and iOS app stores in the next couple days once approved.

    A lot of users have enjoyed the sub packs when I added them in October 2023, but they all have been asking for the ability to pack and entire sub pack with one tap, and now you can!

    I added a new summary pack view that shows you a list of all the sub packs in the current pack you are viewing.

     

    You can also tap a sub pack to filter your list and only view items that are part of that sub pack:

    Each sub pack in the list has a “+” icon. If the “+” icon is pressed then it will mark all those items in the sub pack as “Packed” and you do not have to pack each of those items individually.

    Once packed, the “+” turns into a “-” and you can tap the “-” to unpack all those items as well.

    #3804190
    Josh J
    BPL Member

    @uahiker

    Mike,

    the web app for me doesn’t show more than pack weight summary, total weight summary and % packed

    the update did show on my android.

    the summary is nice and being able to pack/unpack the subpacks is nice, but it’d really be nice if the subpack would show up in the pack with a + sign to expand it. basically instead of showing every item in your pack show your subpacks with the option to expand them :) i  know probably a coding nightmare :)

    great work as usual :)

     

    #3804193
    Mike J
    BPL Member

    @mikejones3-2

    Locale: SoCal

    Josh,

    Does the web version for you maybe need a cache clear? I am seeing it on mine, actually tested it on web before releasing the Android an iOS version which both should be live now.

    As for the other request… yea a bit of a coding nightmare lol. Not off the table but not the highest priority. Got some other great things coming on the road map, that I think everyone will enjoy :-)

    #3804263
    Manfred
    BPL Member

    @orienteering

    Mike,

    Thanks for continuedly improving the app! I have a some questions around ‘Item Type’. I will use ‘Ice Axe’ as an example. It is not present in the prepopulated list. There I see only ‘Ice Axe Leash’. How can I add an item type AND have it show up in that list. I just entered ‘Ice Axe’ and saved my item. But when I want to add another ice axe, the item type I saved before for my first ice axe won’t be shown in the list.

    Interesting is that the gear check warns me that I forgot my ‘Ice Ax’. I have to change my item type from ‘Ice Axe’ to ‘Ice Ax’ to make that warning disappear.

    #3804282
    Mike J
    BPL Member

    @mikejones3-2

    Locale: SoCal

    The Item Type List is pre-populated by me and I am always adding to it based on items that users add or recommendations from others.

    Unfortunately here Ax has multiple spellings…

    “Axe” is the preferred British spelling, while “ax” is the preferred American spelling

    I went with Ax for the American Spelling, but I see I entered in Ice Axe Leash the british spelling probably cause I saw someone over seas entered the leash in…

    I can check this evening but if Ice Ax is not in the auto populate I can add it by the end of the week for you with a small update.

    #3805412
    Manfred
    BPL Member

    @orienteering

    Mike,

    I have a question in regard to photos of gear items. I’m sharing two packs. In one people can see the photos and in the other the can’t. Is there some setting somewhere that I need to change?

    #3805414
    Mike J
    BPL Member

    @mikejones3-2

    Locale: SoCal

    Manfred,

    There are image settings for each pack. If you are viewing a pack. Click the setting sin the top right. In the pack settings make sure “Public Images” is selected. Hope that helps!

    #3805421
    Manfred
    BPL Member

    @orienteering

    Thanks. ‘Public Images’ did the trick.

    #3805505
    Manfred
    BPL Member

    @orienteering

    Mike,

    Is there a way to show images when adding gear to a pack? Right now I see only text  

     

    #3805508
    Mike J
    BPL Member

    @mikejones3-2

    Locale: SoCal

    Manfred, I am assuming you are using the web app. The web app is more beta then the mobile or tablet versions. Currently, they only show in the mobile app in that section, I have to check the code but I should be able to fix that for you :-)

    #3805843
    Mike J
    BPL Member

    @mikejones3-2

    Locale: SoCal

    Small update being pushed out tonight. Should be live on Android later today and iOS maybe monday or Tuesday morning.

    I added a simple progress bar when users are uploading images of their gear. There have been a few issues where users on slow internet connections have thought they uploaded an image but navigated away and their image was never uploaded. Hopefully this helps :-)

    #3805921
    Mike J
    BPL Member

    @mikejones3-2

    Locale: SoCal

    In addition to the Image upload progress bar, I had to make an emergency update late last night. A user over on our reddit reported a bug where they could not mark an item as worn weight in their pack. When I went to troubleshoot I had the same issue… While fixing it I decided to knock off something small I had on the todo list for awhile and make it look nicer and more easily to use.

    Basically, when editing an item in your pack and marking it as work weight consumable or packed, you would update it by selecting a drop down, then select the option you wanted. Thats two taps. Now its just one tap. Tap the option to add a check ;-)

    Update is live on Android, should be live on iOS in 24-48 hours.

    #3806398
    Manfred
    BPL Member

    @orienteering

    Hi Mike,

    I have a public pack with public images that is not showing up for other people. The see a notice that the pack is private. Do you have aa hint for me what I’m doing wrong?

    #3806406
    Mike J
    BPL Member

    @mikejones3-2

    Locale: SoCal

    Manfred, Looks liek a small bug on my end. Actually been trying to track this one down for a bit thanks. I just manually fixed it for you, will work on some code changes to fix it permanently do it doesn’t happen again. Kind of a rare occurrence.

    Thanks for letting me know!

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