Special products section will be available if you have Special Products free osCommerce contribution installed. This contribution can be found here. Otherwise your Special Products Page icon will be "greyed out", meaning that this page is inactive (unavailable). Also this page is not available if you're using Embedded database.
On Special products page you can configure appearance of a product in the list of special items.
Using specials toolbar and context menu you can perform the following basic operations:
1. Add special product. When you click on add special icon , standard search product form appears. If you type a few letters of product's name or model in "Text to Search" field, the manager will show you a list of products that match your request. If you doubleclick on any product in the search results, it'll be added to the specials list. For more search options check Search Product section. Please note that products cannot be opened here for editing. If you wish to edit any specific product, go to Catalog -> Categories & Products section.
2. Refresh data button forces special products' list update. It is useful when you're changing connection or have any doubts like is the latest data displayed.
3. By clicking on delete button you'll remove selected product from the specials list only, not from the database
4. To adjust columns width use autosize icon.