8. Magento Multi Editor

fmEditProductMultiEditor, fmHTMLEditor, fmExpression, fmInventoryMultiEditor, fmExpressionEditor - Products Multi Editor

Multi Editor tool

The Multi Editor is one of the great time saving Store Manager for Magento features, available for use. It allows you to perform mass changes with:
    • Magento products (product prices, meta information, descriptions, etc.)
    • Magento inventory (product quantities, availability (in stock, out of stock), etc.)
Note: You can only make batch updates to products within one attribute set (e.i. Computers, Furniture etc.) at a time.

Multi Editor with sample attribute set

Product Multi Editor

1. Select the products that you wish to update. Choose the Magento Products Multi Editor, either on a toolbar, or within the pop-up context menu, which can be made available by clicking on the right mouse button:

Multi Editor button

2. In the opened Products Multi Editor window, select the Store View which which data should be updated.

Store View field

* For faster updates, use the Expressions feature.

Expression Editor in Multi Editor form
Example: Let’s assume we want to raise the price for the selected products by 10%.

3. Use the browse button to bring up the Expressions window. 

4. Check the fields that are to be updated.

Check fields for updating

5. If more extensive changes to your data are needed, you may use an expression field, which can be summoned by clicking the ellipsis [...] button.
Expression button

In the opened window, click the right mouse button on a blank area, to summon a pop-up context menu.

6. Choose the 'Auto Complete Window', and select the Field value macro.

Auto Complete Window

As we wanted to rise the price for the selected products by 10% type *1.1 and click 'OK'.

Expression formula

*for example, to decrease the price for the three selected products by 10% please type: [FIELD_VALUE]*0.9

7. As you see Store Manager performed the operation in a second.

Product modified

The price has changed by 10%.

Note: Expressions are mathematical equations so they can be used only for numeric fields such as price, quantity etc. You should not use them for description, design etc.

Inventory Multi Editor 

You can use Store Manager for Magento Inventory Multi Editor to change quantity, stock availability, minimum and maximum quantity allowed in shopping cart, minimum quantity for items’ status

to be out of stock and others:

Inventory Multi Editor

Magento inventory multi editor is similar to Product multi editor. Just select the products for mass update, choose Inventory editor (using toolbar or context menu).

Check the fields you want to update, do the updates and click OK.

Stock availability

The Store Manager Multi Editor facilitates making batch updates to multiple products and inventory in seconds.

Also, check the articles below, for additional useful information pertaining to the Multi-Editor Tool, and its available options:

In additional, consider the following video tutorials how to change (modify) different details in products in a bulk by using the Multi Editor tool of Store Manager:

If you need any additional assistance or help contact with our Support Department to get all necessary information. We will gladly assist you!

By eMagicOne Inc.