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Introduction

The Items screen shows the list of items associated with the currently selected category, group, location, container, or action. The list can be sorted and/or filtered. You can perform bulk edits or deletions of items. Of course you can add new items or view summary information.

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Display

The title of the item list shows the name of the selected category, location, or action. If the list of items are for a specific group or container then its name is shown as a subtitle.

The list of items has a search field at the top. This is followed by all of the appropriate items. Depending on how the list is sorted you will see an index of letters down the right side. This works just like the standard Contacts app.

Each item is displayed using the defined Item Display format appropriate to each item. Items with any attachments will display the symbol before the item title. If an item is associated with a passcode protected category and the category's passcode has not yet been entered then no information for the item is displayed except for the category color dot.

If any date attributes associated with the item have an alarm then one of three different alarm icons will appear just before the item title.

At the bottom of the screen is a toolbar containing a set of actions that can be performed against the list of items.

If any filter or sort is applied to the item list then an indicator with the filter and/or sort name is displayed just above the toolbar.

If you have setup more than one database, the name of the current database appears at the top under the list name. A shared database will have a cloud icon ☁ before the name. If the shared database is read-only, it will have the ⊘ icon before the name.

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Icons

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Features

View Item
Tap any item to view its details on the Item screen. If the item is blanked out because its category is passcode protected then you will be prompted to enter the category's passcode before being able to view the item.
Search Items

You can search for items using one of two methods. Either by entering search text or by barcode. To search by text simply enter the desired text into the search field and tap the Search button. You can further specify whether the entered text can be found anywhere in a value (Contains), at the start of a value (Prefix), or at the end of a value (Suffix). By tapping on the bookmarks icon to the right of the search field, which only appears when no text is entered, you can specify which attributes are searched.

To find an item by its barcode you must tap on the search field and then select the Barcode button. Either type in a barcode number or tap the barcode icon, which only appears when no text has been entered. Tapping the barcode icon brings up the usual barcode screen allowing you to scan a barcode or enter a barcode number. Any items originally entered via barcode will be searched for a matching barcode.

The barcode search can also be used with location/container barcodes. Scan a barcode you have put on a container (such as a QR code) and any items in the current list associated with the scanned container will appear in the search results.

Add Item
Tapping the + icon in the toolbar brings up the New Item screen allowing you to add a new item.
Delete Item
There are two methods for deleting an item. On the Items screen you can swipe across the item. This will present a Delete confirmation button on the item. Tapping the Delete button will remove the item. Tapping anywhere else on the Items screen will keep the item. The second method to delete an item is on the Item screen.
Export Items
The Export Items action is reached by first tapping the menu toolbar icon. This is a shortcut to the Export Data button on the Data Transfer tools screen. This makes it easy to export or print the current list of items.

To export selected items first tap the Select button. Then select the desired items. Once selected tap the menu toolbar icon.
Copy Items to Other Database
This is quick way to copy the items in the item list to another database.
View Item Report
This presents a spreadsheet style report of the currently visible items.

To report on selected items first tap the Select button. Then select the desired items. Once selected tap the menu toolbar icon.
Browse Item Pictures
This brings up the Thumbnails screen allowing you to view all pictures of the currently visible items in the list.

To browse pictures of selected items first tap the Select button. Then select the desired items. Once selected tap the menu toolbar icon.
View Scheduled Alarms
This displays a screen with a list of all scheduled alarms associated with the items in the list.
View Location Map
This presents a map with a pin for every location attribute value of every item in the list.
Expand/Collapse Sections
Double-tapping on a section header will hide or show all of the items in that section. Tapping the menu icon and selecting either the Expand All Sections or Collapse All Sections will show or hide all items in all sections of the item list.
Hide/Show child items
When you are viewing items for a category or group that has one or more child groups, or an item list for a location or container that has one or more child containers, the Hide/Show Child Items option will appear from the menu icon. This menu acts like a toggle. When on, items associated with any child group or container are shown in the list. When off, items associated with any child group or container are not shown in the list.
Show/Hide Thumbnails
Items with pictures will display a thumbnail of the first picture. Use this menu option to toggle the display of those thumbnails.
Share Launch URL
This allows you to share the item list URL. This URL can be used in other apps to launch MyStuff2 and display the item list for the current category, group, location, container, or action.
Item Summary
Tapping the Item Summary toolbar button displays the Summary screen for the currently visible items.
Filter Items
Many times you may wish to look at just some of the items from the current list. Filters provide this functionality by allowing you to display items that meet specific criteria. Example might include viewing books from a specific author or movies of a specific genre.
Sort Items
By default items are displayed alphabetically based on the item's display title. But you can sort items any number of ways. Tapping the Sort toolbar icon brings up the Sorts screen allowing you to define how you wish to sort the list of items.
Bulk Edit
Tapping the Select button puts the item list into "bulk edit" mode. The screen changes replacing the toolbar with Delete, Edit, and Actions buttons. An All button also appears in the top left corner. In this mode you can select one or more items. Select an item by tapping it. Deselect an item by tapping a selected item. Tapping the All button selects all items. The All button then changes to a None button. Tapping the None button deselects all items. Tapping the Done button returns the list to normal viewing mode. Tapping the Delete button allows you to delete all the selected items. A confirmation will appear making sure you really want to delete all the selected items. Tapping the Edit button brings up the Bulk Edit screen allowing you to make the same changes to all selected items. Tapping the Actions icon brings up a list of actions you can apply to the currently selected items.
Open New Window
On iOS devices that support multiple windows, you can drag an item row to the edge of the screen to open a new window showing the details of the item.

The navigation bar provides:

Lists
Brings up the lists screen containing the Categories, Locations, and Actions screens.
Tools
Brings up the Tools screen.
Select
Toggles bulk editing selection.

The toolbar provides:

Menu
Tapping the menu toolbar button provides actions for Export Items, View Item Report, and Browse Item Pictures, Expand All Sections, Collapse All Sections, Show Group Items, Hide Group Items, Share Launch URL.
Item Summary
View the Summary screen.
Filter Items
View the Filters screen.
Sort Items
View the Sorts screen.
Add Item
This toolbar button does not appear if the list of items is for a category (or group of a category) that has its 'Items Read-only' property turned ON.

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Settings

The following settings affect the Items screen: