Product Configurator configurations are designed to create or find items based on user selection from pre-defined options and choices. Configurations consist of three levels:
- Configurator Item Categories
- Configurator Options
- Configurator Option Choices
At the highest level are the configurator item categories which can have an unlimited set of configurator options which in turn can each have an unlimited set of configurator option choices. For example, you may have a configuration for an item category of “Table” with an option for “Finish” that has option choices of “Oak” or Maple”. Using the Configurator BOM Designer, users can create items designed for building tables consisting of oak or maple finishes.
Configurator item categories are linked to the item category used on the item card. The following fields are specified when creating configurator item categories:
Configurator Options are linked to the item category and are the groups where users can select options for. The following fields are specified when creating configurator options:
Configurator Option Choices define the individual entities that can be used for each configurator option. The following fields are specified when creating configurator option choices: