[ic] Sub Categories

Peter peter at pajamian.dhs.org
Mon Feb 14 21:23:46 EST 2005

On 02/14/05 10:17, Mark Weaver wrote:
> Tito wrote:
>> I am creating a store on IC to sell car parts.  I was in the 
>> Miscellaneous section under "legacy layout" entering my categories.  I 
>> would like to know if there is a way to add sub-categories.  For 
>> example:  If I am going to have a section called "engine components" 
>> and in that section I have a category called "pistons" then I need 
>> another section under "pistons" that will expand to "pistons brand", 
>> then "car model" and so on...obviously I can't just have one category 
>> and have people click on "piston" and have them look through the 
>> entire piston section for their car make/model/year....any help would 
>> be appreciated
> I'm not entirely sure, I was intriqued by your post and began poking 
> around a test/demo catalog to see if this is do-able. It would appear 
> that the first step would be you'd need to add the necessary fields to 
> the products database table first, and then modify the UI page to 
> accomodate the additional db fields.

I'm pretty sure that this is what the tree table is for.  Have a look at 
Mike's Demo to see how it works 


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