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adminhelp:quotesadministration:improvements_to_product_search [2013/04/01 08:12]
bstojanovic
adminhelp:quotesadministration:improvements_to_product_search [2018/11/30 03:49] (current)
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-Quick product search on ‘Add Products’ section is used for finding all types of  product (simple or configurable) or favorites by typing any part of it’s part number, product name or description.  When user enters search criteria, CPQ will look for products that have entered search criteria anywhere in the  part number/name/description, or on the beginning of the word(depends on how application parameter is set).\\+Quick product search on ‘Add Products’ section is used for finding all types of product (simple or configurable) or favorites by typing any part of its part number, product name or description.  When user enters search criteria, SAP CPQ will look for products that have entered search criteria anywhere in the part number/name/description, or on the beginning of the word(depends on how application parameter is set).\\
  
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-When search doesn’t produce any results (both within favorites or products), CPQ will show following messages for part number search: +When search doesn’t produce any results (both within favorites or products), SAP CPQ will show the following messages for part number search: 
-'Auto-complete search didn’t find any products or favorites with this part number'. Same message will be displayed if appropriate name/description is not found.\\+'Auto-complete search didn’t find any products or favorites with this part number'. The same message will be displayed if the appropriate name/description is not found.\\
  
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-When users click on ‘See more results’ link in the message, CPQ will try to find products by using standard product search (as if user clicked on the product part number search) in the top right corner of the screen. +When users click on ‘See more results’ link in the message, SAP CPQ will try to find products by using standard product search (as if user clicked on the product part number search) in the top right corner of the screen. 
-If CPQ finds any results, user will be taken to the catalog where results are displayed (in the same way as if user entered part number in the top right corner of the screen). +If SAP CPQ finds any results, user will be taken to the catalog where results are displayed (in the same way as if user entered part number in the top right corner of the screen). 
-If CPQ doesn’t find any results, message will be displayed: Additional search didn’t find any part numbers that contain searchcriteria.\\+If SAP CPQ doesn’t find any results, message will be displayed: Additional search didn’t find any part numbers that contain searchcriteria.\\
  
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 Quick product search from the quote will be controlled with new application parameters, //'**Product Search On The Quote Can Find Configurable Products**'// and //‘**Product Search On The Quote Can Find Product Favorites**’//. They are set on TRUE by default. Quick product search from the quote will be controlled with new application parameters, //'**Product Search On The Quote Can Find Configurable Products**'// and //‘**Product Search On The Quote Can Find Product Favorites**’//. They are set on TRUE by default.
-If parameter ‘Product Search On The Quote Can Find Configurable Products’is set to TRUE, CPQ will look for configurable products when user starts typing either part number of name/description (CPQ will look for matching part numbers/names/descriptions in the same way as it looks for simple products – there will be no reverse configuration done, parsing of descriptions etc.) If parameter ‘Product Search On The Quote Can Find Product Favorites’is set to TRUE, CPQ will look for favorites when user starts typing either part number of name/description (CPQ will look for matching part numbers/names/descriptions in the same way as it looks for simple products – there will be no reverse configuration done, parsing of descriptions etc.)+If parameter ‘Product Search On The Quote Can Find Configurable Products’is set to TRUE, SAP CPQ will look for configurable products when user starts typing either part number of name/description (SAP CPQ will look for matching part numbers/names/descriptions in the same way as it looks for simple products – there will be no reverse configuration done, parsing of descriptions etc.) If parameter ‘Product Search On The Quote Can Find Product Favorites’is set to TRUE, SAP CPQ will look for favorites when user starts typing either part number of name/description (SAP CPQ will look for matching part numbers/names/descriptions in the same way as it looks for simple products – there will be no reverse configuration done, parsing of descriptions etc.)
 When user clicks on the product, he will be taken to the product configuration. When user clicks on the product, he will be taken to the product configuration.
 If user came from the quote (and not from the catalog), breadcrumbs will be different – Current Quote link will be displayed instead of categories.\\ If user came from the quote (and not from the catalog), breadcrumbs will be different – Current Quote link will be displayed instead of categories.\\
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-User has entered CPQ and goes to catalog start page. Instead of browsing through categories, user can start typing product, category or favorite name and find appropriate item. This will reduce the time it takes for user to find the item that she is looking for – typically users know what they want to quote. This behavior will be controlled with application parameters: "//Enable auto-complete product search  in catalog by part number and show part number in results//" and+User has entered SAP CPQ and goes to catalog start page. Instead of browsing through categories, user can start typing product, category or favorite name and find appropriate item. This will reduce the time it takes for user to find the item that she is looking for – typically users know what they want to quote. This behavior will be controlled with application parameters: "//Enable auto-complete product search  in catalog by part number and show part number in results//" and
 "//Enable auto-complete product search in catalog by product description and show description in results//". If those params are set to TRUE, user can choose will search be done via product part number or product name/description. "//Enable auto-complete product search in catalog by product description and show description in results//". If those params are set to TRUE, user can choose will search be done via product part number or product name/description.
  
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 **See more results** **See more results**
  
-When user clicks on ‘See more results’, they will be taken to the catalog where CPQ will search for the products in the same way as if user entered part number or name/description in the top right search box (in top menu) and clicked on ‘Search’.+When user clicks on ‘See more results’, they will be taken to the catalog where SAP CPQ will search for the products in the same way as if user entered part number or name/description in the top right search box (in top menu) and clicked on ‘Search’.
  
-When search doesn’t produce any results (both within product or favorites), CPQ will show following messages for part number search:+When search doesn’t produce any results (both within product or favorites), SAP CPQ will show following messages for part number search:
 "//Auto-complete search didn’t find any products, categories or favorites with this part number.//" "//Auto-complete search didn’t find any products, categories or favorites with this part number.//"
  
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