eBay Trading APIVersion 1111

SelectionModeCodeType ( string )

This enumerated type contains the values that will be returned in a GetCategorySpecifics call. The value that is returned will determine how a seller uses/sets mandatory and recommended Item Specifics.

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 that the seller is allowed to specify their own value(s) for the corresponding Item Specific when creating, revising, or relisting an item and using that particular Item Specific.
Manual Manual criteria. Reserved for future use.
Prefilled Indicates that mandatory and recommended Item Specifics will be pre-filled after a successful Add/Revise/Relist call if eBay is able to match a provided eBay Product ID (ePID), Global Trade Identification Number (UPC, EAN, ISBN), or Brand/MPN pair to an eBay catalog product.
SelectionOnly Indicates that the seller must use the exact string provided in the corresponding NameRecommendation.Name field when creating, revising, or relisting an item and using that particular Item Specific.
  * See the Enumeration Index to see exact use of each enumeration value in the API.