eBay Trading APIVersion 1225

SelectionModeCodeType ( string )

This enumerated type contains the values that will indicate whether a seller can specify their own custom values for an Item Specific, or if they need to use a value (or values) that eBay has defined.

Type that uses SelectionModeCodeType:

Call that uses one or more values of SelectionModeCodeType:

Enumeration Values

Value Description
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.
Prefilled Indicates that the Item Specifics defined for an eBay catalog product will get pre-filled for a listing if the seller successfully matches their item to a product in eBay's catalog. To match an item to an eBay catalog product when adding or revising a listing, the seller provides either an Add/Revise/Relist eBay Product ID (ePID), or a Global Trade Identification Number such as a UPC, an EAN, anISBN), or a Brand/MPN pair.
SelectionOnly If this value is returned, it is recommended that the seller only use one of the recommended values for the corresponding Item Specific. In other words, the seller should use the exact string provided in one of the corresponding ValueRecommendation.Value fields 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.