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Can I convert my “simple” products into “configurable” products? 
 
adam777
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Hi

I have already created about 200 “simple” products, but I’ve realised that half of these should be “configurable” products. Can I convert these “simple” products into “configurable” products? If so how could this be done?

Thanks for any assistance

Adam

 
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You make configurable products out of simple products, so simply create a configurable product and attach the ones that should be associated with it.  Look in the screencasts or user guide if you don’t know how to create a configurable product.

 
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adam777 - 25 June 2008 07:57 AM

I have already created about 200 “simple” products, but I’ve realised that half of these should be “configurable” products. Can I convert these “simple” products into “configurable” products? If so how could this be done?

Yes, I am wondering the same thing, is there a way to change a simple product to a configurable product?

I already have all of my simple products created so all I want to do is change a select number of them to configurable products without manually reentering all of them from scratch.

Specifically what field/fields values in the MySQL database define it as a configurable product? So far all I can find is that the configurable products has a value of “1” in the “has options” field where as all my simple products have a value of “0”.

 
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