Configure components

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Configure components

Components are parts of a product. The components are created in the configuration from the import or is created in the graph. This means you don’t have to create the components, as you can see in the following example of the Graph:

In the tab ‘Components’ you can find an overview of the components. In this overview you can search by name or SKU with the searchfield.

1. Click on the component to view or change the information


2. Fill in or change the information:

  • – Name: The name can be changed here
  • – Description: You can fill in a description
  • – Upload thumbnail: You can use this to upload a thumbnail (JPG or PNG)
  • – Price: You can use this field to fill in a price
  • – SKU: Stock Keeping Unit (product number) is optional, but might come in hand. It can be used to edit orders based on product parts. When a configuration is made, a list of all these parts is generated, this list contains codes that will be used in the SKU field.

3. Click on ‘update changes’ to save changes or ‘discard to cancel changes

Add extra Component

It is possible to add components manually, by following these steps:
1. Click ‘Add component’ on the right top
2. Name the component
3. Click on ‘confirm’ to add the component, or click ‘cancel’ to go back
4. Open the component by clicking it
5. Fill in all the information:
– Name: You can change the name in this field
– Description: Add a description (optional)
– Upload thumbnail: Upload a thumbnail (JPG of PNG) (optional)
– Price: Fill in the price (optional)
– SKU: Productcode (optional)
5. Click on ‘Update changes’ to save, or ‘Discard’ to cancel

Variations

Every component has ‘variations’. These variations are really conditions to see a component. These are based on attributes. If the customer makes the 2 choices (as shown in the example below) the component will be visible. This part is also automatically generated in the graph.

It’s also possible to add a variation on the Variations page. Follow the steps below to do so:
1. Click ‘Add variation’
2. The variation ANY=ANY will automatically be added (meaning this is always visible)
3. Change the variation by clicking the note icon next to the variation
4. The first option is Select question, select the question you want to use
5. Next to the Question, you can select the answer (option) that you want to use
6. Click ‘add’

7. If another variation needs to be added to meet the conditions you can easily add another one by select a new Question and Option and adding them (‘Add’ button)
8. Click on ‘Update Changes’, after this the variation will be added. Click ‘Discard’ to cancel.

Delete complete variation

1. Click on the note icon next to the variation
2. Click on ‘Delete’
3. ¨Are you Sure?¨ Click ‘Confirm’ if you are sure, click ‘Cancel’ if you don’t want to delete the variation

Delete part of variation

1. Click on the note icon next to the variation
2. Click on the cross next to the variation
3. Click on ‘Update changes’ to save or ‘Discard’ to cancel

Meshes

Meshes are the visual components of every part. This means, when a 3D model gets imported, this section decides which part of the 3D drawing belongs to this component. It’s not possible to to add any new 3D parts here. This will automatically will be imported from the imports/ graph.
In this section you can see the mesh that belongs to this part and the material that is part of it.

It is possible to replace the material:
1. Click on the X next to the material

2. After this you can click on the folder

3. Select the new material

4. Click ‘Select’
5. Click ‘Update changes’ to save the changes or ‘discard’ to cancel the changes you made.