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Editing a Dynamic Generation Method

You can edit a dynamic generation method in several ways:

  • Edit the name of the generation method
  • Delete the generation method
  • Edit the part number template
  • Edit the attribute value mappings

If you edit the name of a generation method or delete the method, the change is reflected in all product records to which the method is assigned. For example, you delete the generation method Dynamic1. All product records that have Dynamic1 as the Part Number Method, no longer have an assigned generation method.

If you edit the product template or attribute mappings, the changes become effective immediately. The next time the product is added to quote, order, and so on, the revised part number scheme will be used. The part numbers assigned to products are not changed. You can update the part number by reselecting the product attributes.

If you add or remove attributes defined on a class or change attribute values, these changes are not propagated to the generation method. You must manually update the method. For information on this, see Updating a Generation Method with Attribute Changes.

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