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  Model Collection Summary Page

 

This summary page contains various graphs, summary information and statistics regarding your collection.

 

Collection Manager: Manage your models, edit, delete and see a list.

Wish/Want Manager: Manage your wish and want lists. Edit, delete etc.

Trade Manager: Manage models you have marked as trade. Use this system to create a listing of your models for sale or to post lists to the forums.

Custom Manager: Edit/Delete and add custom models.

Add Wanted: Add a model that you would like to see produced.

Search & Add: Search the model database and add results to your collection.

Print Collection: Print your collection, wish/want list in PDF or HTML formats.

Other Collections, Wish/Wants, Trades: Search for other users collections, wishes and trades

Preferences: Customize your settings and print preferences for My Collection.

Refresh Graphs: This link refreshes the pie chart and the graph located on the summary page. The graphs are refreshed every 24 hours, click to refresh them manually.

 

 

My Preferences

 

Setup your personal preferences for viewing and printing your collection. This section has its own integrated help.

 

Collection Manager

 

Setting Model as Private or Public

To set a model a in your collection to private or public, click on the first icon that looks like a padlock. If the padlock is grey in color, it means the model is public. If the padlock is gold in color it means the model is private.

 

Setting Model For Trade/Sale

To set a model in your collection to available for trade, click on the icon next to the padlock icon. This is shown as a switch icon. The switch icon in grey means the icon is not for trade or sale. The switch icon, dark blue in color means that the model is currently set for sale or trade. Once marked as available for trade the model will appear in your trade manager.

 

Editing a Model

The larger icon with a pencil on a pad next to the trade icon is the edit icon. This allows you to edit information on the model you entered when you first added the model. You can modify:

  • Comments
  • Price Paid
  • Asking Price (When for sale/trade)
  • Private Model
  • Model for sale/trade
  • Purchase Date
  • Source
  • Postage Paid
  • Duplicate Model

Click “Update Model” and the model will be updated and the changes will be visible when looking at your collection.

 

Deleting a Model

To delete a model press the final icon with a red x on a white page. You will be asked via a pop-up window if you are sure you want to delete the particular model and will be given two options. “ok” and “cancel”. 

 

Extra Pages

Up to 200 models can be fitted on each page of your collection at Wings900. There are arrows at each end of the page numbers at the top and bottom of each page of the, my collection page that allows you to view each page.

 

Wish/Want Manager

 

Setting Model For Trade/Sale

To set a model in your collection to available for trade, click on the icon next to the padlock icon. This is shown as a switch icon. The switch icon in grey means the icon is not for trade or sale. The switch icon, dark blue in color means that the model is currently set for sale or trade. Once marked as available for trade the model will appear in your trade manager.

 

Editing a Model 

The larger icon with a pencil on a pad next to the trade icon is the edit icon. This allows you to edit information on the model you entered when you first added the model. You can modify:

 

  • Priority
  • Private Model
  • Maximum Budget
  • Comments

After that’s done, press “Update Model” and the model will be updated and the changes will be visible when looking at your collection.

 

Finding a Model 

Clicking the icon with a magnifying glass means the database will go and search to see if the model you clicked beside is available by other Wings900 members or at Wings900 Preferred Retailers. If no one has it available then you’ll need to search for the model outside of the Wings900 community.

 

Found a Model

This is the green check icon icon. If you have found a certain model that’s in your wishlist, click this icon beside it and it will bring you the same form you use to fill out when you add a model to your collection. Once you pressed the button to add it to your collection, the model will be moved from your wishlist to your collection.

 

Deleting a Model

To delete a model press the final icon with the red X. You will be asked via a pop-up window if you are sure you want to delete the model and will be given two options. “ok” and “cancel”.

 

Trade Manager 

 

When you mark a model available for trade, the model appears here where you can manage how you advertise the model.

 


Generate Trade List

This will auto-generate a a list of all the models you want to sell and their prices. This can then be emailed to people or posted on the forums.

 

Post Trade List to Forums

This posts the Trade List to the for sale/trade forums of Wings900 and DAC. You have to have an active working username and login this to work. The list will update every time you edit a model in your Trade List.

 


Private Model

Check this box if you only want yourself to see this model included in your collection. If you want the general public to see it in your collection, leave it unchecked.

 


Model For Sale or Trade

If the model is available for sale or trade then check this box. Checking the box will make the model appear for sale or trade in your collection, but only if the private box is left unchecked (You can't advertise a private model).

 

 

Ebay

Automatically creates eBay descriptions for a model you are selling. These descriptions can then be pasted into eBay when creating a listing. Includes:

  • Automatically fills in description similar to that of the database model detail view.
  • Ability to add your own general information and shipping details
  • 20 free descriptions per year
  • Can select stand, condition, box included, etc.


Sell

Clicking the $ icon, will take you to a form where you can fill out the details of the model you want to sell. Pressing the “Submit new Ad” button will create your add and send it to the Wings900 Classifieds and Auctions section where it will be able to be seen by the general public but only Wings900 members will be able to bid on it. If you were to mark your model as not for trade or sale in the Trade Manager, the Ad will disappear.

 

 

Editing a Model

The larger icon with a pencil on a pad, next to the trade icon, is the edit icon. This allows you to edit information on the model you entered when you first added the model. The parts you can edit are:

 

  • Comments
  • Price Paid
  • Asking Price (When for sale/trade)
  • Private Model
  • Model for sale/trade
  • Purchase Date
  • Source
  • Postage Paid
  • Duplicate Model

 

Deleting a Model

To delete a model press the final icon with the red X. You will be asked via a pop-up window if you are sure you want to delete the model and will be given two options. “ok” and “cancel”.

 

Custom Manager

 

Allows you to add any custom made models or models that are not in the Wings900 database. To add a model to your collection, click on the “Add a Custom Model” link at the top. You will be given a form to fill out so you can add the model to your collection.

 

Search & Add

 

This takes you to the model database where you can search for models add them either to your collection, or to your wishlist.

 

Print Collection

 

This page loads up for you to choose your options of how your collection should be printed. i.e Landscape, Portrait, paper size, etc. Select the options you want and then press “Print My Collection”. It is also possible to print out your Wish/Want List by clicking the “Print My Wish/Want List”.

 

Other Collections

 

To view another collection click on the link noted as “Other Collections”. This will take you to a small page with the list of # through to Z. The letters/hash sign represent the starting number or letter of a member’s username. For example, clicking on R will give you every member’s link to their collection beginning with R. From there you can view each users collection, wish/want list and trade list.