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Valérie Isaksen, 10/21/2011 05:01 PM

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h1. Product custom fields with stock control
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Product custom fields with stock control are the same as Child and Parent Products in VM1.
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Product Custom Fields with Stock Control are handle by a Custom plugin.
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It allows you to create child products based on characteristics such as color, size, ... .
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How to do it?
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1. Go in Products > Custom Fields, and click on the "New" button
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2. Select the Custom Field Type: "Plugin"
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3. At the bottom of the page, the list of available plugins are displayed. Choose "Stockable Variants"
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4. The fields available for this plugin are displayed. 
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You have the possibility to give up to 4 different characteristics to your product.
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1. Fill in the characteristic name: it can be either a key from the language file, or a text.
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2. On the text area Option list, enter the values for the characteristic. One value per line. For example:
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Blue
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Red
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Yellow
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3. Fill in the other parameters like the Title, Description ...
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4. Save you Custom Field.
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Add the stockable custom Field to your product:
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1. Go in the Products > Products, and click on the product you whish to add this custom field
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2. Go on the Custom Field tab, and in the Custom Field Type area, select the custom Field you just created. 
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3. In the Plugin area, you can add directly your child products
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