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1760656 - Is it Possible to Rename Root Product Category Hierarchy?


You have created a New Product Category Hierarchy but you are not able to rename the root level since the field is read-only.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Product Data work center.
  2. Select Product Categories view.
  3. Select the root Product Category.
  4. Select Maintain Product Categories button.
  5. Select the Top (root) Product Category.


Once you create and save the root level (Product Category), it is not possible to rename it. The reason for not allowing to rename the root level is that it will end up in inconsistency.


The system works as designed.

It is not not possible to rename the root Product Category but you are allowed to change only the Description.


KBA , SRD-MD-PRD-PRD , Product , Product Enhancement


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