Maintaining General Product Structure Rules
Use General Product Structure Rule Maintenance to define general selection rules for selecting components into variant product structures that are not specific to configurable items.
General Product Structure Rule Maintenance
To edit a selection rule:
1 Specify a component item number in the Component field.
Type the rule in the rule box. Use The Rule Assistant to assist you in composing the rule. See Using the Rule Assistant
Note: When using the Rule Assistant General Product Structure Rule Maintenance, an “Unknown Answer” option is available in the Variable Option list. This element translates into /* Unknown Answer */ in the selection rule statement and is used to accept user-provided values that are not valid configurable item features into the selection rule.
3 Click Check Syntax to validate the rule syntax. If syntax check is successful, Status changes from Not Run to Passed. If syntax errors are found, error messages display and Status changes from Not Run to Failed.
4 Click Save to save the rule. On saving the rule, the system performs a syntax check on the rule. If syntax errors are found, error messages display.