does the function “Search in CE Archive” do?
function searches for a word, or part of the word, inside the general
archive of Collectorsenyclopedia.com.,
considering all collections.
is the Archive?
Archive is the sum of all data inserted by collectors
items can be inserted in the Archive?
item supported by data and images that are not yet inserted. First of all,
you should verify that you can find the collection you listed. If not, go
to the “New Manager” function and follow instructions. If you find
your collection go to the “New Item” function and follow the
the picture essential?
The picture is essential to insert any item.
the picture is essential?
Collectorsenyclopedia.com ask for real items which have been manufactured
and are known.
I insert figures, projects or plates related to the items?
as long as you find a specific collection (e.g., patents of safety razors).
is allowed to insert data in our Archive?
owns an item that is not listed yet in the Archive.
the Archive has been organized?
general Archive has been divided in sections. Each section has been titled
to its type of collection.
are the headings for each collection. For example: the section named
“Safety razors” includes only data concerning safety razors
the Archive have all kinds of collections?
the present time only few collections will be listed in our Archive. It is
Collectorsenyclopedia.com’s goal to build an Archive as large as
possible to include numerous collections.
can I insert a new item?
of all you must verify that
the section (collection) already exists. Then you go to the “New Item”
“New Item” function a free service?
All Collectorsenyclopedia.com’s functions are free.
browsing Collectorsenyclopedia.com Archive a free service?
Our service is free.
can I do if I don’t find my collection listed?
means we have not listed your particular collection yet. Go to “New
Manager” function and fill in our schedule. Collectorsenyclopedia.com
will send you a reply very soon.
alphabetic letter, placed at the top of the home page, select?
select collections that begin with that selected letter.
shows when I open a collection?
whole list of the items in that collection. The list has been divided in
pages. You can view individual pages by just clicking on the page number.
is code number?
automatically assigns a code number to any new item. It is the
identification number that refers to the item itself.
change the code number?
It is an unchangeable number.
can I view all details of an item?
on the yellow icon next to the description.
the collection form, what does the function “Search” do?
function searches for words, or part of words, inside the collection
can I make a search in the collection form?
you have to select the field you want to search. Second, I highlight the
word, or part of a word, that you are looking for. Third, click submit.
search items listed in different collections inside the collection form?
You have to select the collection that you want to consider first, then
does the function “Adv. Search” (Advanced Search) do?
function searches two words, or two parts of words, in the same record (Item)
does the function “Adv. Search” work?
the first word wanted in first field (e.g., “yellow”) and the second
word wanted in the second field (e.g., “red”). The result will be to
show all the items of the collection that have the two words wanted (e.g.,
“yellow” and “red”), independently in the fields where they are
the function “Adv. Search” find items that have only one of the two
“Adv. Search” finds only items that have both the words wanted.
does “Available” mean?
you find “Available” script (red type) it means that item is available
at the collector’s home. He may be willing to trade or sell his item.
can I trade or purchase an
have to contact the owner at his e-mail address.
I pay commissions to Collectorsenyclopedia.com for trading or purchasing
an “Available” item?
This is a free service of Collectorsenyclopedia.com
does the function “Available” find in the “Adv. Search” function?
function finds any item that is available inside the collection form.
view all items inserted by a collector?
You can view all of a collector’s items just by clicking on the
owner’s name in the item format
does not the collector’s e-mail address appear sometimes?
You can click on the “View” yellow icon and the images will enlarge.
download or print images of an item?
function is not allowed. If you want to download or print images, please
many images can be viewed on any one item?
has programmed only three images for any item. When there is more than one
image, the function “Other images” will appear. By clicking that
function you can view other images.
does the function “Images” do?
images of the collection can be viewed. Six images will be shown in one
page. To view other images you go to the next page.
is the number placed at the bottom of any signify?
is the code number.
go to the item form from the catalogue?
Just by clicking on the item’s code number.
is the “Sort” function?
function allows sorting in selected fields, any item of a collection. For
example, if you want to sort items by “Code number” select
the “Code number” field, then click on “Sort” function.
does the program organise items?
can only be listed in ascending order.
I register my name to insert a new item?
Before entering a new item we ask you to register your “User Name” and
your e-mail address.
the “User Name” change every time I insert a new item?
You can use the same “User Name” any time you insert a new item.
is the password?
is the insertion code that you need to type in before inserting a new item.
do I get the password?
will automatically give you a password. You will get it by e-mail.
long will it take to get my password?
will assign your password in just a few seconds.
change my password?
Your password cannot be changed. If you need another password, by using
your same "User Name" you can ask for it at the
password valid for any collection?
You can insert items in any collection by using the same password. Our
program will let you select which collection you are interested in using.
my “User Name” show on the item form?
It will show as “Owner”
my e-mail address show on item form?
e-mail address, even if required in the
“Registration Page” form, can not be shown on the item form (or
any other form). In other words, you decide to show it or not. If you want
to remain anonymous, on the “Registration Page” you must select
“no” to the following question: “would you like to show your e-mail
insert some items with the option as “E-mail online” and others
The option to choose between "E-mail online" or "E-mail
offline" is selected by you in the “Registration Page”. Whichever
option you choose remains permanently
can I insert some items as “E-mail online” and others “E-mail
must register using another "User Name".
leave some fields empty in “Inserting Form”?
first two fields plus one image are required. The remaining fields can be
change insert order in the “Inserting Form”?
Inserting an order must be strictly kept. In order to simplify searches,
we recommend you follow the inserting instructions closely.
I mention prices, values or grade of rarity of an item?
It is strictly forbidden to make mentions of prices. It is our policy to
keep these information private. Any record mentioning these information
will be immediately deleted.
many images may I insert for any item?
may insert no more than three images
for any item.
may I insert up to three images?
items require different views.
can I insert pictures?
must be stored in your computer. Drag and drop a picture from your
computer into the box.
do I insert images?
must be stored in your computer. Click on “Browse", select the file
and upload it.
is the correct format for my images?
images must be in .jpg format
is the recommended size for my images?
your image file is too large it will take too long to download.
Collectorsencyclopedia.com recommends a maximum size of 640 x 340 pixels x
cm. Images can't be larger than 300 KB
my images use any background?
but we strongly suggest you use a smooth texture and a single colour
background, if possible, the same as other items in the collection.
can I view my new item online?
soon as the Manager (and expert collector) reviews your listing. Once he
approves it, he will put it online.
is the “Manager”?
Manager is an expert collector who works with us. He applies his knowledge
and experience in examining the items being submitted by collectors.
can I become a “Manager”?
to the "New Manager" function and follow the directions there.
Collectorsencyclopedia.com will consider your request and our head office
will contact you shortly.
the manager change the data I supply?
The manager's only responsibility is to examine and review all data
submitted. In the event he needs more
or suggests a change he
the manager delete your data?
Managers are our collaborators and act on behalf of
Collectorsenyclopedia.com.. In the event they judge your data to be
inappropriate or damaging to Collectorsenyclopedia.com., they will delete
all improper data received.
is the Forum?
Forum is a Collectorsenyclopedia.com service which provides a platform for
discussing or debating any part of the collection.
can attend the Forum?
can participate in the Forum. All you have to do is register a "Nickname"
and your email address
can I talk about in the Forum?
subject can be dealt with in the Forum. Comments, questions, evaluations,
as long as they're in good taste and proper are welcome.
I discuss an issue that does not necessarily refer to that particular
Each collection has its own Forum. If you want to discuss something that
is in a different collection you must go to that particular collection.
date shows any message?
actual date when the message is submitted.
name shows in a message?
name (or alias) of the person writing the message.
can I discuss a new subject in the Forum?
you enter the collection which involves the subject. Next click on Forum.
Select "New Entry", register your nickname and email address. At
that point leave your comment.
can I reply to an existing discussion?
one of the two following options: “Reply to all” or “Reply to the
is the different between “Reply to all” and “Reply to the author”?
to Author goes only to the author. Your reply will not be seen in the
Forum. Reply to All will be shown in the Forum where anyone can see it.