Using CSV import
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Jun 08, 2013
Ron wrote
Using CSV import to create new products: Is it possible to force the product ID?

I need the new products to have specific ID's not generated by the system. I can do this when I import direct to the Back Office, but can I force it from within Store Manager?
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Jun 10, 2013
Andrii Yanosh agent wrote
Hello Ron,

Currently the Store Manager does not allow to force the specific product ID's while product import.
Product ID can be used as an identifier in import process.
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Jun 10, 2013
Ron wrote
Thanks for the reply. So I will continue to create the product using csv import to Prestashop back office. Do you think this is something that you would implement in the future, or is it not possible for some reason?
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Jun 11, 2013
Andrii Yanosh agent wrote
At the moment we're not planning to implement the ID enforcement during product import, as it can mess up the database (conflicts with the existing product ID's etc).

The Store Manager supports 6 identification methods for product import including product ID. However the application does not allow to create a new products if you select Product ID as an identifier. This method is intended for update only purpose.