Add Option Choice Comments

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When an Option Choice is included in the created configuration, you can add comments to various areas (e.g., the item, production BOM, routing, and assembly BOM).

Complete the following to set up and use the Option Choice Comments:

  1. Navigate to the Configuration Options page in Business Central for the specific Configurator Item Category.
  2. Select Comments for the selected Option Choice.
  3. Set the Comment Type to the area to add comments to and include the comment text in the Comment Text Template.

Comment Type Options

Comment Type Result
Product Configurator Stores the comment in the Product Configurator and is not added anywhere with the created configuration.
Item Adds the comment to the item for the created configuration.
Production BOM Header When the BOM type is production, adds the comment to the production BOM header for the created configuration.
Production BOM Line When the BOM type is production and the option choice results in a production BOM line, adds the comment to the production BOM line for the created configuration. When the option choice type is item, production BOM, or configuration, it results in a production BOM line.
Routing Header When the BOM type is production, adds the comment to the routing header for the created configuration.
Routing Line When the BOM type is production and the option choice results in a routing line, adds the comment to the routing line for the created configuration. When the option choice type is operation, it results in a routing line.
Sales Header When the created configuration results from a sales document, adds the comment to the sales header for the sales document.
Sales Line When the created configuration results from a sales document, adds the comment to the sales line for the sales document.
Assembly BOM When the BOM type is assembly and the option choice results in an assembly BOM line, adds the comment to the assembly BOM line for the created configuration. When the option choice type is item, resource, or text, it results in an assembly BOM line.

The Comment Text Template specifies the format to use when creating the comment text. See the Text Template Variables page for replaceable parameters you can use.

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