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 Author: Stellar View Messages Posted By Stellar
 Posted: Apr 2, 2021 11:37
 Subject: If color image exists add it co Known Colors
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Stellar (1830)

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I know that suggesting new features might mean hitting a wall, but here we go.

As the Catalog Admins only accept pictures of items in colors that are not in
inventories if the part is in hand, then update the known colors list with this
data.

Also, this might tie with an update to be able to find parts that have a color
image from this page: https://www.bricklink.com/catalogColors.asp (now, if they
are not in a inventory they don't show up.)

And even further, show the selected color image not the standard one...

Hope this is read by a BL Dev someday
 Author: Stellar View Messages Posted By Stellar
 Posted: Apr 2, 2021 12:00
 Subject: Re: If color image exists add it to Known Colors
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Stellar (1830)

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In Suggestions, Stellar writes:
  I know that suggesting new features might mean hitting a wall, but here we go.

As the Catalog Admins only accept pictures of items in colors that are not in
inventories if the part is in hand, then update the known colors list with this
data.

Also, this might tie with an update to be able to find parts that have a color
image from this page: https://www.bricklink.com/catalogColors.asp (now, if they
are not in a inventory they don't show up.)

And even further, show the selected color image not the standard one...

Hope this is read by a BL Dev someday

This will solve a huge problem Bricklink XP has, there you can only buy parts
in known colors.

You can find this item page:

https://www.bricklink.com/r3/catalog/parts/Minifig_Accessories/Minifig_Utensil/product.page?P=62713

But it only lets you buy items in that known color. If you want to trick the
URL to show parts in Dark Bluish Gray that do exists you can:

https://www.bricklink.com/r3/catalog/parts/Minifig_Accessories/Minifig_Utensil/product.page?P=62713&idColor=85

But there is no official way to access that page as a user...