As shown in the image above, the creation of a product category requires to enter below listed information for each category:
- a Search Key or short name which helps to easily find the category
- a Name
- a Description
- and the Summary Level flag which helps to arrange product categories into a hierarchical structure.
Product categories can be arranged into a hierarchical structure, which can be later on exploited by other reports or processes. For more information about how to work with trees visit the Tree structure chapter inside the Common Concepts & Processes article.