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Configuring lot visibility using a downloaded template

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Configuring lot visibility in Excel
Figure 1. Configuring lot visibility in Excel

To configure lot visibility offline using a downloaded template, complete the following steps:

  1. Go to Invite > Bidders.
  2. Click the Visibility tab.
  3. In the Upload area, click Download the visibility configuration file.
  4. Click Download file.
  5. Open the downloaded Excel file and configure the Visibility column for each lot as required.
    • Enter TRUE to make the lot visible to the bidder.
    • Enter FALSE, or leave the cell empty, to hide the lot from the bidder.
  6. Save the Excel file.
  7. Upload the Excel file.
    1. Return to the Upload area on the Visibility tab.
    2. Click choose a file.
    3. Navigate to the location of the Excel file, select the file, and then click Open.
      Alternatively, you can drag and drop the file into the Upload area.

Sourcing Optimizer validates the file during the upload process; the file will be rejected if there are validation issues. A summary of changes is displayed after the file is successfully uploaded.