Create a hierarchy of product classification

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This procedure shows how to create a new category hierarchy and assign a commodity code hierarchy type. The demo data company used to create this procedure is USMF. This procedure is intended for the category manager.

Create the new category hierarchy

  1. Go to Product information management > Setup > Categories and attributes > Category hierarchies.
  2. Click New.
  3. In the Name field, type a value.
  4. In the Description field, type a value.
  5. Click Create.

Build the hierarchy

  1. Click New category node.
  2. In the Name field, type a value.
  3. In the Code field, type a value.
  4. In the Friendly name field, type a value.
  5. Click New category node.
  6. In the Name field, type a value.
  7. In the Code field, type a value.
  8. In the Friendly name field, type a value.
  9. Click New category node.
  10. In the Name field, type a value.
  11. In the Code field, type a value.
  12. In the Friendly name field, type a value.
  13. Click New category node.
  14. In the Name field, type a value.
  15. In the Code field, type a value.
  16. In the Friendly name field, type a value.
  17. Close the page.

Classify the hierarchy

  1. In the list, find and select the desired record.
  2. On the Action Pane, click Category hierarchy.
  3. Click Associate hierarchy type.
  4. Click New.
  5. In the Category hierarchy type field, select an option.
    • Select the Commodity code category hierarchy type for product classification.
  6. In the Category hierarchy field, click the drop-down button to open the lookup.
  7. In the list, find and select the desired record.
  8. In the list, click the link in the selected row.
  9. Close the page.