eBay Trading APIVersion 1019

SelectionModeCodeType ( string )

This enumerated type contains the values that will be returned in a GetCategorySpecifics. The value that is returned will determine whether a seller can only use recommended Item Specifics, can create custom Item Specifics, or if they should use a product identifer and then the recommended Item Specifics for the product are picked up automatically.

Type that uses SelectionModeCodeType:

Call that uses one or more values of SelectionModeCodeType:

Enumeration Values

Value Description
Automatic Automatic criteria. Reserved for future use.
CustomCode Reserved for future use.
FreeText Indicates the seller can create their own custom item specifics or they can use eBay recommended item specifics for the category when creating a listing with Add/Revise/Relist calls.
Manual Manual criteria. Reserved for future use.
Prefilled Indicates eBay recommended and required item specifics will be pre-filled by eBay if a product ID is provided in the Add/Revise/Relist call.
SelectionOnly Indicates the seller must use eBay's recommended item specifics, and cannot use their own custom item specifics when creating a listing with Add/Revise/Relist calls.
  * See the Enumeration Index to see exact use of each enumeration value in the API.