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From BJ Freeman <bjf...@free-man.net>
Subject Re: Attaching files to a product
Date Tue, 06 Jul 2010 01:48:17 GMT

I can't count the time I have misread an email.
:D

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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 5:57 PM:
> 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.
>>
>> =========================
>> 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 5:38 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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