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From BJ Freeman <bjf...@free-man.net>
Subject Re: Attaching files to a product
Date Tue, 06 Jul 2010 00:17:26 GMT
ah
he ask
I wish to be able to have our engineers link plans to parts

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BJ Freeman  <http://bjfreeman.elance.com>
Strategic Power Office with Supplier Automation  <http://www.businessesnetwork.com/automation/viewforum.php?f=52>
Specialtymarket.com  <http://www.specialtymarket.com/>
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Ruth Hoffman sent the following on 7/5/2010 5:05 PM:
> Hi BJ:
>
> In my scenario, someone wanted to distribute "free" engineering diagrams
> and other artifacts such as technical user manuals with products. They
> wanted each artifact listed and available for download on the product
> listing pages as free content to download. The discussion presented
> deals with adding features to products that are, in turn, downloaded
> content. To do this does require some customizations - at least in 9.04.
> But, I detail what needs to be done from a product definition stand
> point. The uploading of content is not discussed. If someone is
> interested in that, I can easily add that discussion to the document.
>
> Does that make sense?
> Regards,
> Ruth
>
> BJ Freeman wrote:
>> 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>
>> Strategic Power Office with Supplier Automation
>> <http://www.businessesnetwork.com/automation/viewforum.php?f=52>
>> Specialtymarket.com <http://www.specialtymarket.com/>
>> Systems Integrator-- Glad to Assist
>>
>> Chat Y! messenger: bjfr33man
>>
>>
>> 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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