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Hi, I am trying to model a company that purchase ads or commercials in different media for its customers. For example, ads in a specific newspaper or a commercial in a radio station.
An ad in a newspaper has certain properties associated with it (the newspaper, size of the ad, etc.) and a commercial in a radio station has different properties (the station, length of the commercial, time of day of broadcast).
My current model treats each newspaper and radio station as a product, or service.
I don't know what to do with the ad's properties. I don't want to add them as product variants because I don't want to have many products, e.g. commercial-on-station-1, commercial-on-station-2, etc. I want the user to select a media (newspaper or radio) and then the specific properties - if she selected radio then he selects station, length, broadcast time.
How can I handle this without creating many products? Is there some other object in OpenERP that is better suited than product?
Not seen any direct way but...
You could create a new field within product called something like version, making it compulsary eg size 5, size 6 .... Dont know how this would pan out to different prices though.
You could just duplicate the product and use the
Internal Reference for the version, I think this would be a safer relating to using other modules eg MRP, Purchase Management, especially because you order 5 t-shirts size 5 and 2 t-shirts size 7, they are different products, different stock levels, might even be different lead times, etc, etc - I guess this option will save you a lot of coding! I would KISS.
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