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From BJ Freeman <bjf...@free-man.net>
Subject Re: Attaching files to a product
Date Tue, 06 Jul 2010 00:45:56 GMT
Ruth: he was it is the first line of his email.

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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

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Ruth Hoffman sent the following on 7/5/2010 5:38 PM:
> 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
>>
>> =========================
>> 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 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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