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Selecting product attributes

The Selecting product attribute section explains the selection of attributes for a product in an order.

About this task

Certain products might require that you select specific attributes when you add these products as items in an order or quote. For an article of clothing, for example, you might have to select color and size. You cannot use Sales Center to support the Attribute Dictionary.

To select attributes for a product:


  1. Log on to the IBM Sales Center.
  2. Select a store.
  3. Create or find the order or quote for which you want to select product attributes.
  4. If this is an order and it has already been submitted, click Edit.
  5. If this is a quote and it has already been completed, create a new quote from it.
  6. Go to the Order Items or Quote Items page.
  7. For each item for which you want to select attributes:
    1. Perform one of the following actions:
      • To add an item with specific attributes, click Add.
      • To change the attributes of an existing item, select the item in the table and then click Edit.
    2. Perform one of the following actions:
      • Enter the exact SKU number for the item with the appropriate attributes in the Product Code field.
      • Perform the following actions:
        1. Click the Find Product icon (Find Product icon) to open a page that you can use to find a product.
        2. On the Product Attributes page, select the appropriate values and then click OK.
    3. Optional: Select the product, and then click Details. Hold the pointer over the Product Attributes icon (Product Attributes icon) to display the attributes of the item.
    4. Modify the information in the remaining item-detail fields as necessary.
  8. Click the Apply button to apply your changes prior to clicking the Payment page.
  9. Modify the payment information as necessary.
  10. Click Submit or Complete Quote.