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From Ruth Hoffman <rhoff...@aesolves.com>
Subject Re: Attaching files to a product
Date Tue, 06 Jul 2010 00:38:22 GMT
Hi BJ:
I don't understand. Are you asking me how I would do this?
Regards,
Ruth

BJ Freeman wrote:
> ah
> he ask
> I wish to be able to have our engineers link plans to parts
>
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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.
>>>
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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/>
>>> 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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