User can set the program configuration
settings to suit its business practices, norms, rules and needs.
This helps in integrating your presentation practices to Catalog
presentations, to generate quick results as well.
In the event, user does not set the configuration, program will work with
default settings. Configuration Setting Window can be accessed by
user in secured mode only.
To configure business information
setting, Click- Menu - Utilities - Configuration Settings to open
Using configuration window, user can:
- Configure Catalog Contents and
suit business needs :- User can define custom fields for product
contents to suit its industry practices.
To configure catalog contents, firstly user will be
required to define custom fields from the catalog
contents pane in configuration window.
- Click catalog content pane in configuration
- define / edit custom fields (for
example- for textile products- the user defined field titles can be -
fabric specs, colors etc)
To configure customized captions for product contents
on catalog content pane of configuration window. Upon clicking, it
will open content configuration (advanced) window, wherein user can define product contents
captions /titles in the user defined terms in line with business
These setting will be
used for viewing product contents within the application, as well for
Catalog distributable presentations.
- Graphic Settings:
User can set the rules for product graphic file
handling. Using this settings, user can conveniently set the rules for -
(a) handling extra large jpeg files (large in terms of height/width)
(b) handling transparent gif files.
- Click graphic setting pane in
- check / uncheck graphic setting rules
User can set the rules for graphic files:
Rule 1- Keep original images provided while
insertion into catalog (applicable for jpeg format only)- if
checked, your original graphics (irrespective of its size) will be
retained by program and will be used on catalog product's full page
as well, while publishing presentation (unless catalog product's full page
is configured otherwise from design setting window)
Rule 2 - Let program resize/ optimize product
graphics for better performance (set rules for jpeg format
separately)- if checked, your original graphics will be resized
and optimized by program (if image is too large) and will be used
on catalog product's full page as well, in presentation.
If rule 1 and rule 2 both are checked, rule
2 will supersede rule 1 for jpeg graphic files (i.e. if jpeg files
are too large, will be optimized and resized, else original jpeg
files will be retained.)
Rule 3 - Keep original images and do not resize
them GIF format catalog product files - this rule is critical, if you
have transparent GIF format graphic files for your catalog products.
If checked, your gif format files will be retained by program and
will be used on catalog product's full page as well, in
presentation (unless catalog product's full page is configured otherwise
from design setting window)
Rule 4 - let program resize/ optimize product
graphics for better performance (set rules for gif format
separately). if checked, your original GIF graphics will be
resized / optimized (if required) and converted into jpeg files by
program and will be used on catalog product's full page as
well, in presentation.
If rule 3 and rule 4 both are checked, rule
3 will supersede rule 4 for GIF graphic files (i.e. if GIF files
are too large, will be optimized and resized and saved into jpeg
graphic files, else original GIF files will be retained.)
- Default Settings: This settings are very
useful for managing Catalog presentation mode and building product
content. Click Default Settings pane of configuration window:
- While inserting new product into application,
the initial product name/title and code/SKU can be picked up
automatically by application. User can them edit the contents.
- User can configure to allow duplicate product
code / name (program will automatically rename its title and/or code).
- Set your presentation currency
(please note that, currently application supports currency conversion
with auto updates to price data.).
- How to change currency: Click
the button - change currency. Upon clicking another window will open.
Here user is required to fill current currency, new currency, exchange
rate and conversion factor (multiplication or division); and click
apply. The price update function will now update all price data of the
- Set your product dimension, weight (UOM),
- Configure precautionary guard for permission to
change product name/code.
- Auto Update Code / Name (Maintenance)
Many a times, user may require to rearrange product name / code or
category name/code in uniform case formats. and Select the options
available and click apply to process.
- Presentation Settings: Catalog
facilitates integration of web catalog with presentations for effective
& optimized communication and online business generation.
setting, user can set his preferences for web links (applicable for
thumbnail graphics web URL, product graphic web URL and product page
web URL). User has option to:
rigidly apply web URL
(i.e. if respective product content does not contain web URL
link data, then while creating presentation, program will skip such
preference to web URL
(i.e. if respective product content does not contain web URL link
data, then while creating presentation, program will use application
data instead of web URL link data. and if web URL link is found,
then will build presentation with web URL data)
user to be asked, if
any of web URL link is not found, and user will have option to
select either rigid option or preference option. Based upon either
of selection, presentation creation process will use the rules for
all such instances for current presentation building)
above settings are applicable only when in design settings and
presentation setting, user has opted for web URL link for thumbnail
graphic, product graphic and/or product page.