Dissociate a category from an item for a supersession association

You can dissociate a category from an item if you do not want to associate all the items in the category to the item for a suppression association.

About this task

To dissociate a category from an item for a suppression association:


  1. Navigate to the Item Associations screen. To navigate to the Item Association screen, perform the following steps:
    1. Log in to IBM® Sterling Business Center as an Item Administrator.
    2. The application home page is displayed. Click the Products tab.
    3. From the Products home page, click Find Item in the Catalog dashlet.
    4. From the Item Search screen that is displayed, enter the search criteria, and then click Search to view a list of all the available items. Alternatively, use either the Basic Search or the Advanced Search option to narrow down the list of items displayed.
    5. In the Items panel that is displayed, click the Item ID hyperlink. Alternatively, double-click the row containing the Item ID.
    6. The Primary Information screen is displayed. In the Related Tasks panel, click Manage Supersessions.

      The Items Associations screen is displayed.

  2. In the Supersession Associations panel, click the Category tab.
  3. In the Category area that is displayed, select the category that you want to dissociate from the item.
  4. Click Remove.
  5. A message asking you for confirmation is displayed. Click Yes to dissociate the category.

    The selected category is disassociated from the item.