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From Ruth Hoffman <rhoff...@aesolves.com>
Subject Re: Attaching files to a product
Date Tue, 06 Jul 2010 00:57:50 GMT
Hi BJ:
Sorry, I completely got lost in the thread of the conversation. Not very 
good at following emails like this.
Regards,
Ruth

BJ Freeman wrote:
> Ruth: he was it is the first line of his email.
>
> =========================
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> Strategic Power Office with Supplier Automation  
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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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