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Deleting Products and Categories

When deleting products, you must first unadopt the product. Similarly, when deleting a category, you should first unadopt all products associated with that category.

CAUTION:  If you do not delete products and categories using the method described here, then the Acquire Categories action must be run to make sure that the Allocation functionality works correctly within the new hierarchy. The Acquire Categories action can also be run to synchronize the category-product hierarchy when inconsistencies have been introduced through error. Failing to keep this hierarchy synchronized will adversely affect the Allocation process and functionality.

This task is a step in Setting Up a Category-Product Hierarchy.

To unadopt a product

  1. Navigate to the Administration - Catalog screen > SVP Categories view.
  2. Drill down on the Category Name field hyperlink for a selected category.
  3. In the Subcategories list, drill down on the Name field hyperlink until you reach the lowest level subcategory.
  4. In the Products list, select the product or products you want to delete.
  5. Click SVP Adopt.

    Clicking the button removes the check mark in the SVP Adoptee field of the selected product. This product is no longer active for the parent category in SVP functions.

Related Topic

Acquiring Categories

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