3.8 Attributes section

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Attributes section allows to create new, edit and delete selected ones, export existing attributes to a separate file. 

Attributes section


To perform these actions you should use the main toolbar of the Attributes area in Store Manager. 

Attributes section top toolbar


Attributes section represents the form divided into two panes: 

- the left one - attribute groups area

- the right one - attributes area. 

In order to create the new attribute and attribute group click on the 'Add new' button from the top toolbar of both area and the following form will appear:

Add New button


You should specify the attribute name or attribute group name in the Data tab

The content tab has some differences:

- in the attribute group area - the one field to specify - 'Sort order':

Attributes group context menu


- in the attributes pane - there are two fields in the Content tab: attribute group and sort order:

Attributes area content tab


Adding the 'Sort order' is not mandatory. This option affects on the placement of attribute in the list of multiple attributes of a particular product. 

'Edit selected record' option 

Edit selected record


calls the same form as for 'Add new' one, where you can change the current attribute name, assign it to the another attribute group and appoint other position numbers of the item in the multiple attributes' list.

To facilitate the way of displaying attributes data, you can use the corresponding button on the toolbar and choose, which fields you want to be shown on the attributes page.

Columns to preview


if you have a certain amount of attributes data and want to keep them separately - you can move all your data from this section to a file of the following formats: HTML, XML, txt, CSV, xls, and xlsx by using the 'Export Grid' option.

Export grid

Group box option allows you to group data by certain column (parameter) - you just drag the desired column heading in a gray area and data attributes will be displayed by this indicator. For example, drag the 'Name' column 

and then the ''Attribute Group' column and your attributes generate the list by this parameters as you can see in the picture below:

Group Box

The filter option of the Attributes section has three conditions: you can easily filter your attributes by 'Show all', 'Selected group(s)' and 'Show those that do not have group' parameters:

Filter





For more information about the basic operations with attributes in Store Manager for OpenCart, you can follow this link.





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