Product Configurator Options

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Configurator Options

Configurator Options allow you to set up the various options for the configurable item (e.g., If configuring a computer, your options could include hard drive, memory, display, etc.).

Configurator Option Subform

The Configurator Option Subform page shows the options for the configured BOM.

Configurator Options Table

The following table contains a list of all options for the individual item categories defined in the Configurator Item Category table.

Option

Description

Additional Choices Filter

Specifies the filter to apply to the additional item or catalog item choices that can be selected from.

Allow Additional Choices For

Specifies whether additional item or catalog item choices can be selected when set to item.

Bulk Edit Visibility

Indicates how this option is shown in the Bulk Configuration Builder section on the Product Configurator Bulk Edit page.
Options are:

  • Hide: option is hidden in bulk editor.
  • Show Choice: only the choice can be selected.
  • Show Quantity: only the quantity can be entered.
  • Show All: both choice code and quantity are shown and can be edited.

Code

Short name for this option for management purposes. This does not display on the Configurator BOM Designer page.

Description

Description of the option. This will show up in the Configurator BOM Designer page.

Display Order

The default sort order for the options in the Configurator BOM Designer page.

Help Text

Additional help text that is displayed in the Configurator pages.

Hidden in Configurator

When true, this option is not displayed in the Configurator BOM Designer page. The purpose of a hidden option is to include base, non-configurable components in the BOM.

Item Category Code

Link to the item category code this option is for.

Mandatory

If true, this requires the user to specify a choice for this option. The option is highlighted in the Configurator BOM Designer page in either bold green font if a choice is selected or bold italic red font if no choice is selected.

Line Type

When set to Option, this is a selectable option in the Configurator BOM Designer page.
When set to Begin-Group, this marks the beginning of a group of options ending with an End-Group. The option is highlighted bold in the Configurator BOM Designer page.
When set to End-Group, this is a marker for the end of a group of options beginning with a Begin-Group. The option is highlighted bold in the Configurator BOM Designer page.

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