The support page for Stamps contains the latest user guide, sample import CSV to try and my New Zealand stamp collection, advisory notes, new feature wishlist, release integrity and uninstall instructions.
Links to archives of older user guides and an app change log can be found at the bottom of the page.
The following resources are available for the current version 1.15 of Stamps;
- Stamps User Guide v1.15 (Accessible PDF format e-book)
- Sample CSV file for importing (Zip file containing a sample CSV file)
- New Zealand Stamps 1988 (Zip file containing NZ Stamps sample document)
You may need to unzip the sample CSV file or New Zealand Stamps document before importing or opening respectively.
If you are having any issues (e.g. preparing or importing your CSV file) or you have a suggestion, please contact us with your comments.
The data model had been updated in the prior version 1.7 to incorporate vendor, certificate number and the images of a purchase invoice and certificate of authenticity for each stamp. Data files saved prior to version 1.7 will be automatically converted when opened.
It is currently not possible to view and import stamp images from your Photos app library. Open Photos and export an image when can be drag and dropped into the image area in Stamps.
The following are minor issues identified or ideas shared from our customers to be considered for inclusion in a future version of Stamps;
- Ability to import stamp data (including images) and valuation from external site,
- Add an estimated date of purchase checkbox when date is approximate or allow a blank date when it is unknown,
- Add a duplicate checkbox (next to quantity purchased) to mark whether the stamp is a duplicate of a high value stamp (as opposed to common stamps using quantity greater than 1),
- Add an estimated checkbox (next to purchased cost) to indicate the cost is estimated,
- Ability to mark a stamp as a “wishlist” as well as a hyperlink to a valuation site,
- Add the ability to record the location to show where a stamp is stored (e.g. stock pages, glassine envelopes, loose pages or albums),
- Ability to add links to stamp images in a CSV file,
- Ability to add category (or issue series) against each stamp,
- Ability to add written notes for each stamp,
- Ability to import a stamp image from Photos library,
- Improvements to storing values for sheets (or ½ sheet) of stamps,
- Auto-complete of text when entering data in fields,
- Checkbox for whether the coin was sold out,
- Checkbox for certificate being serialized, and
- Addition fields for finish and edge type.
If you wish to publish your stamp collection on our website, please contact us.
To validate the integrity of Stamps from our download, the SHA256 checksum should be;
Run the following command in Terminal to compute the checksum of your copy;
shasum -a 256 ~/Downloads/stampsnotarized.zip
In addition, our apps have been notarized by Apple to be free of malicious software.
To uninstall or remove Stamps from your computer;
- If Stamps is currently running, please quit the application,
- Delete the Stamps application file (usually located in your Applications folder) by dragging it to Trash, and
- Optionally, delete the au.com.sevencookies.Stamps folder from within your container folder, which is located in your home Library folder (~/Library/Container/au.com.sevencookies.Stamps, where the ~ tilde symbol is your home folder).
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