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CourageousOctopus

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  1. The first two I missed last update and will be in the next one. Sparkling purple I have not heard of...please email us the front and barcode images of the bottle. If it's out of production we'll need a paint swatch, too.
  2. Not currently, no. It's only per bottle.
  3. You should be able to press the back button and the keyboard will disappear. That's the normal Android way, at least... I had other requests at ReaperCon for the random generator thing. Could be a fun pro feature!
  4. Eventually, I expect. After the next major update which will add advanced filtering. Wash/Ink-only paint lines wouldn't work with Color Tools right now. Rich Text editor - I can add that to the request list. Adding pictures to sets is relatively easy. The hard issue is backing up the images as I'm sure people wouldn't want to re-associate them if they move phones. This requires infrastructure, ongoing costs, and so on. I was hoping to be able to link them to the user's Google Photos folder or something, but haven't found any way to do that yet. Bottom line is it's definitely on our radar.
  5. We run all the way down to Ice Cream Sandwich MR1 (Android v15). We might bump it up soon to 16, but Marshmallow would definitely work.
  6. May have been overlooked. I'll get 'em in the next time!
  7. Just pushed a new update including Reapercon paints! Vallejo Mecha and Premier, too. Enjoy. Edit: Should also mention we added the Reaper and Vallejo Auxiliaries this time around so you should have your Mediums and what have you (a common request from our Reapercon friends).
  8. Kyle was kind enough to actually pick up the colors for us (thanks, Kyle!). I have them cued up for the next update. Trying to get Vallejo Mecha in there, too, then we'll do a little update. So...soon :).
  9. Long press the subset and the action bar will have more options.
  10. It has come to my attention that another paintRack user uses BlueStacks as an emulator to run Android on their PC. I have not tested it, but maybe this would be a good stop gap for our iOS friends. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/BlueStacks
  11. We are two guys with other full-time jobs and families (and Scott is part time in school, too!) and such so it'll take as long as it takes, I'm afraid - which is why we don't want to give a firm date. It really depends on how many free days we have to crank on it. And every time we do a database update with a new manufacturer, that's basically a weekend of work for us. It takes a lot to keep up with the new paints. Eventually we'd love to crowd-drive the paint updates but that, too, requires infrastructure. We have a couple of key features in Android that are causing people headaches that we also want to address sooner rather than later (namely, advanced filtering and custom paints) as well. And it turns out there are a LOT of features we've built up in the Android version over the years so we need to complete a subset that makes the iOS version minimally viable. I have a very early iOS version with paint circles and such working though, so don't give up hope! :D Stay tuned for more info on the iOS mailing list thing. But yeah, I badly want the iOS version out.
  12. 1. Gotta defer to the manufacturer on this one. 2. and 3. This is mostly out of our control, I'm afraid. We use the ZXing barcode scanner library (same one as 'Barcode Scanner' by ZXing in the Google Play store). Lighting, camera, barcode quality are all issues. 4. I expect these will be added soon. 5. Interesting. We definitely want to lower the barrier to entry. 6. Yup yup :D. 7. This is a pretty hard problem. Even if we did buy and paint every color paint, there are issues with white balance and paint density on the swatches themselves. And even if you got it 100% right, the way the phone reproduces the color is different on almost every device. Samsung phones blow out the colors (for marketing reasons to make things 'pop'), while an sRGB phone such as the Pixel 2 would be more accurate (for example). So we use the manufacturer's provided samples since no matter what we do it'll be an approximation. That being said, if something is particularly egregious do let us know as even the manufacturers have things very off sometimes. 8. I'll add your vote for that one!
  13. Might be an issue with the hardware. It basically just requests the camera and then shows it in the window. Maybe PM me your device. It takes about 2 seconds on my devices. Just pushed a new update that includes the removal of those Reaper dupes. See you guys at ReaperCon on Saturday! We're going to be giving away a Reaper paint set if you come by and sign up for the draw.
  14. Yeah, I accidentally introduced dupes. The next update will make them disappear! :) I'll add your other suggestion to our list of requests. Hope the camera color picker is working out for everyone! It was a frequently requested feature.
  15. Yes, sadly Scott and I have full time jobs doing other things in Austin so it's hard to get away but Reaper was kind enough to allow us to come just for the Saturday. Hopefully we'll have some paintRack swag with us!
  16. Hey guys, new update is out with the new Reaper released NMM paints and such! Also, big news is we're going to be at ReaperCon! Woo! Scott and I hope to meet some of you there.
  17. Sorry, probably slipped through the cracks but yes, we got your stuff in! Thanks for your help. As always, if you ever find a missing or messed up bottle, be sure to email in with the front and back of the bottle and we'll be happy to update next time.
  18. Oh I feel your pain. I badly want the iOS version out there. As for backing up between devices, I *hope* I can do that with the Google Drive backup but I'm not sure how app permissions work cross platform. That's on my to-do list to figure out.
  19. I am working on it. Rewriting an app that took years to write in the first time takes time (especially changing over programming paradigms). Both of us have full time jobs so this is a labor of love. I'm wondering about releasing a version with a small subset of features to start. It would have all the paints, backup, sets, but maybe not every other nicety. Thoughts?
  20. New update went out this weekend with those missing Reaper primers and paints added. It also addresses a number of crashes we were seeing. As always, let us know if anything comes up.
  21. That's probably the biggest feedback we get. Eventually we'll have a solution for that, at least to shut off the sub-types if you don't use them. Could easily add a user-disabled option as well for individual paints. You'd be surprised how often we get asked to add reeeally old paints. We support Citadel current and previous gen and people often email with "I have this paint from 1995 that's still good...why isn't it in the app?". Sadly, we can't get info for all those ancient ones.
  22. If you have specific ones that are not scanning (other than for being smudged), please email me with the pictures of the front and back and I can verify our data in the database. jeff at courageousoctopus.com
  23. Ah, you have found a bit of a bug apparently. Actually, I think what is happening is the initial sort is just the order they were added to the DB, then when you sort by SKU is gets messed up because a bunch of the Reaper paints are missing the starting 0. We'll fix both of those in the next update.
  24. Haha, the original plan was to make an app would prevent this, so hopefully it accomplished this for you going forward.
  25. Currently we don't have a way to do that across Google accounts. If you want to log in on her phone with your account you could export/import via Google Drive (but this will wipe all data on the phone). We hope to have one eventually. Can you please email me at jeff at courageousoctopus.com with pictures of the front and back of each bottle (barcode) and a picture some paint samples on a white sheet? Been trying to track those down for months! Also, I'll probably add zero to the other one so they're all the same. Actually, Purple Wash and Ginger Cookie have the same barcode! Ginger Cookie is the newer one so it wins out. We have intermittently added Primers. Send me the front and back photos (including barcode) to the above email address and we'll get it in the next update.
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