2.3. Catalog Wizard
2.3 Catalog Wizard
After you launch a Wizard, you will see the 4 steps:
- Catalog Settings
- Add products
- Templates Preview
First, of all select the Template.
Use the preview to see how the сatalog will look with the selected template:
2. Catalog Settings
Here you have the required fields and additional settings:
Address Line 1
Address Line 2
Retrieve products information from the Store Manager every time before generation
*Currency, Store URL, Address, City, State, Country, Phone, Email, Store URL - these fields will be automatically added from your store settings. You can modify these fields if needed or add new values as well.
Currency - select the currency that will be displayed in your Catalog
Language - select the store view from the drop-down list and you will get the store's data on the language you have chosen. Product name and description will be reflected in the catalog in the selected language.
You can enable the Retrieve products information from Store Manager every time before generation option if you need to automatically update products data that was added to the catalog. In case you changed the product's price, a new price will be displayed in a catalog. This field is recommended to use.
Under the lower area, you can set the PDF quality - compress PDF file and regulate catalog quality with the scale, and allow/deny transparency in the catalog view.
"Description" - use this field for making notes and comments in the process of catalog handling.
Now you are ready to go to the Next step - 'Add products'
3. Add Products
The first that you have to do is to select the categories. Let's select the T-shirts.
After that, all products from this Category are loaded to the catalog.
Note that in this case, the Group would be created automatically with the Category name
You can perform the following operations at this step:
Add Group - allows you to create a new Group with any name and add the products after the group is created
Add Product(s) - if you click to add products, you will see the Category tree, so select the Category and a new catalog will be created with all products listed in it.
Preview allows you to see how the catalog will look once ready.
If you check Is new, change the stock or position, you can update the products from the store using the Update Selected button.
or you can 'Check all 'Is new''.
When all data is correct here, you can proceed with the next step.
4. Templates preview
At this step, you can select a layout and modify it according to your taste. Use the Layout Editor menu to perform the following operations:
Here you can select the needed option:
Advanced Layout Editor
Create New Layout
Also, you can find the tabs that allow you to view and manage the look of the catalog pages.
Title Page shows the title of your Catalog.
Index page shows a list of created groups.
Products page shows how the products listed in your catalog will be sorted.
The Advanced Layout Editor allows you to manage the Template - the Fast report tool will be opened, so you could add additional fields and move them according to your needs. Please note, that this step required technical skills, so we'd recommend you to contact our support team for help
By clicking on the Next button, you will get the ready Catalog. Now you can Print or save it.
You can find the newly created Catalog under in the Main addon Window
You can create as many catalogs as you need with the different templates and settings
You can also perform the following actions with created Catalog:
Generate PDF file
Upload Catalog on FTP