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ISS Smart Part Number Generation Service
The ISS Smart Part Number Generation business service generates the Smart Part Number (SPN) for a product based on attribute values of its product class.
You can define SPNs for a product class in the Administration - Product > Product Class > Part Number Definitions view of the run-time client. A product class can have two types of part number definitions: Dynamic and Predefined.
When the user picks a product for a Quote item or for an Order item, the SPN of the chosen product is generated by the ISS Smart Part Number Generation Service. The business service gets pointers for the item business component and for the attributes business component, then it traverses its attributes and saves all attribute name/value pairs into a property set that includes the ID and Integration ID of the product. The service also calls other business services to generate the SPN for the product with the property set, and then it saves the SPN value to the Quote/Order item business component.
It includes the following method: