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From BJ Freeman <bjf...@free-man.net>
Subject Re: Attaching files to a product
Date Mon, 05 Jul 2010 23:39:36 GMT
I am curious how a engineering Document that has to do with a part that 
makes up a product has todo with the catalog.

BJ Freeman  <http://bjfreeman.elance.com>
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Ruth Hoffman sent the following on 7/5/2010 4:17 PM:
> Hi Olivier:
> I did a write up that addressed this very topic, albeit in a cursory
> fashion. You will need to go to http://www.myofbiz.com and take a look
> at the Catalog Manager book.
> Regards,
> Ruth Hoffman
> Olivier Tremblay wrote:
>> Hi again!
>> I'm looking for a way to attach pdf files (or any type of files) to a
>> product.
>> I wish to be able to have our engineers link plans to parts, in such a
>> way that it would be very simple, viewing any product, to generate a
>> list of all the parts required to build it, and have access to all the
>> plans for our guys at manufacturing. It would eventually be useful for
>> a client wanting to change a piece, I think.
>> Up to now, I have dabbled in the "Content" application, but I don't
>> think I have done it right. I wanted to create a new content type,
>> called "plans" or something, and be able to upload that extra piece of
>> information for each product based on the new content type I created...
>> The idea is that the engineers could just attach the files themselves
>> with no intervention on my part whatsoever. Am I on the right track?
>> My googling around and searching on the mailing list didn't seem to
>> point directly to that, and/or suggested that I couldn't just
>> configure it on OFBiz out of the box without messing around with the
>> code a little bit.
>> Thanks again,
>> Olivier

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