All items entered must have a Category assigned to them. In addition to managing Categories, the Category Editor controls a
number of key functions in Liberty.
Use The Category Editor To
○Add, Change, and Delete Categories.
○Make Categories Active or Inactive. Categories cannot be used.
○Make Categories Visible or Invisible in the Select Category dialog in the Item Entry Window.
○Assign Categories to Product Lines (which assigns a Tax Code to each Category as a result.)
●Manage Product Lines.
○Add, Change, and Delete Product Lines.
○Assign Tax Codes to Product Lines.
○Add, change, and delete Attribute Types and Attribute Values.
○Determine which Attributes are used with which Categories.
○Assign the order of Attributes as they appear in the Item Entry Window.
○Make Attributes Active or Inactive.
○Determine the Display Name of Attribute.
○Choose whether an Attribute is included in an Item's Title.
○Specify whether an Attribute is a Size, Brand, or Color.
To View The Category Editor
Click on Setup > Categories > Category Editor.
Definitions of Terms Used In The Category Editor
●Categories : Category consists of three levels: Category 1 > Category 2 > Category 3. You can see the Category Structure displayed by viewing the Category Editor.
●Level 1 Category : The top level Category.
●Level 2 Category : The middle Level Category.
●Level 3 Category : The lowest and most specific Category level.
●Active and Visible : Any Category set to Active and Visible indicates that it will be active and able to be used during item entry.
●Active and Not Visible : Any Category set to Active and Not Visible indicates that it will be active under Category Editor, but not able to be used during item entry.
●Inactive : Any Category set to Inactive indicates that it cannot be used during item entry.
●Attributes : A characteristic or feature which helps describe merchandise. For instance, color and fabric help describe clothing.
●Attribute Kind : A characteristic that represents the Attribute. For instance, Size is attribute kind “Size”.
●Cat Name : Specifies the name of the Category.
●Product Line : A group of Categories. Product Lines are used to assign Tax Codes and for reporting purposes.
●Use In Title : This option allows the attribute Display Name to print on tags.