The following tables provide descriptions for the controls in
Read the information given in this screen.
to create a
As you work to complete the wizard, you can click any of the
following buttons that are located at the bottom of the wizard to
correct previous information or end the wizard:
to end the
wizard and close the form.
to close the
wizard without saving changes you have made.
to go back to
a previous screen and change or check a previous entry.
Specify the product model number and type its description.
If the number sequence for product model identification is
field is completed automatically.
The button becomes available after you enter the product model
If you click
form opens and you can select the model that already
exists to copy. Select the one you want to copy from. Click
OKto return to the
If you choose to create the new product model from an existing
one, do not create a completely new product model. Instead, copy an
existing product model and change it by using the wizard.
Create the modeling variables to be used in your new product
model. If you click
form opens, and
you can create new variables or change the existing ones.
You cannot use special characters, such as asterisks (*),
ampersands (&), spaces, or quotation marks ("), in variable
names. Whenever you enter a variable name here, the system checks
that it contains no illegal characters. If there are illegal
characters, you receive an error message.
Also, if you try to start a variable name with a number, you get
a syntax error while compiling a product model containing such a
Create the variable groups you need for presentation in the user
dialog box. If you click
form opens and you can
create new groups or change the existing ones.
Create the product model.
If you click
form opens and you can set up the product
model (such as selection of the groups, modeling variables,
creation of the modeling tree structure and validation rules).
Set up the parameters if new item number must be generated for
the item configuration. Click
to activate and generate items.
to compile the product model. Afterwards, an Infolog
with the information concerning found errors opens.
Correct the errors by clicking
When there are no more errors, click
to test the
newly created product model.
form where you
can approve and activate the new product model and select the item
for which the model must be active.
Use this form to also export the model, set up price
combinations, graphic parameters and validation rules.
to create the
Go back to the previous step.
Proceed to the next step.
Save the changes and close the wizard.
Close the wizard.
Copy a complete product model.
Create modeling variables.
Create modeling variable groups.
Add modeling variables and variable groups to a product model,
create calculation variables, build the modeling tree.
Set up parameters for item number and configuration
Compile the product model.
Test the product model.
Approve and activate the product model.
Unique identifier of the product model which is being
Type the description of the product model which is being