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Throughout the WATS application you can use filter results based on predefined Product Groups. Product Groups are created and edited in the Control Panel -> Products -> Product groups.
Product groups consists of one or more filters, grouping different part numbers together.
Adding Product Groups
To add a new product group, click the + New group button in the ribbon. A new product definition will be created in the product groups list. Edit the name and description directly in the grid and click Done when finished.
Product Group Filters
To add filters to a Product Group, select the group in the product grops list. This will bring up a list of active filters for the group (to the right). Click + New filter in the ribbon to add a filter.
By selecting the option Exclude, the specified filter will exclude, rather than include the parts and revision matching the filter.
The filter will match the part numbers with the value of this field. Wildcard % representing any characters is allowed.
The filter will match revisions with the value of this field. Wildcard % representing any characters is allowed.
The filter parameters will be matched with products matching the specified group.
When you have multiple filters assigned to a product group, the order of these filters can be changed by selecting a filter and using the buttons Move filter up & Move filter down, found in the menu ribbon.
Unassociated part numbers
By clicking the tab Unassociated part numbers, you can see a list off all part numbers imported to WATS, with no association to any product group. The list also contains a column last seen, prompting the date the product number was last imported to WATS.