In ASAP, categories are a way of grouping either Products or Questions.
These groups are defined through the category management screen and used throughout ASAP in such places as:
- Product Configuration
- Most product lists within ASAP will also group products by categories
- Question Configuration
- Calculation Groups
- Product Questions
- Runabout Configuration
Additionally, categories are frequently used in the configuration of Data Providers.
Adding a Category
- Fill the configuration options
- Select Add Category
Updating a Category
- Navigate to the Category Management screen through Basic Configuration → Categories
- Select the category
- Update the configuration options
- Select Update Category
|Category ID||A system generated identifier|
|Name||The category title|
|Disabled||A method of soft deletion, if checked the category will still exist but will be hidden from any use of lists|
|Category Type||Decides where the category can be applied, either: Products, Questions or both|
|Min / Max Product Count||A method of enforcing a product count for a category|
|Sort Priority||A method of ordering categories where 0 will appear first|
|Category Group||The category group that the category belongs to|
Category Groups are a way of collating Product or Question groups.
These groups are used for the configuration of the Data Providers and in most cases are configured by Dataforce.
If necessary, category groups can be added and modified through the Category Group Management screen (Admin -> Basic Configuration -> Category Groups)