[ic] Add product category

Anthony Minero anthony at urbanscooters.com
Thu Aug 21 16:25:03 EDT 2003

> First off I'm using mysql database and version 4.8.7.
> I read through the FAQ's and tutorials and figured out how to add a new
> category to my products database. I did the following:
> 1. Uploaded the new products.txt with the new categories at the top
> 2. renamed the products.sql file to products.sql.bak
> 3. added the new category names to the products.mysql database
> 4. Restarted interchange
> Everything looks fine. I even checked my database via phpmyadmin and the
> values for the new categories are there.
> BUT, when I go to the spreadsheet to edit these new fields the existing
> values do not show up. When I add a new item via the spreadsheet I can add
> values for these new fields and they even get added to the database but the
> values still don't show up in the spreadsheet.
> Am I missing a step?
> Thanks for your help.
> -- Anthony

I figured this one out. Apparently I had to add a new field in the
mv_metadata area. I didn't see this mentioned anywhere in the faq's but I
added a new one for each field and it seems to work.

-- Anthony

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