The suppliers of materials available in Decor, keep their library of materials always updated, and by means of notice and expiration date, aims to inform users that one or more materials will no longer be available in the line, enabling users to keep updated the models registered.
It is possible to make updates to the record of materials registered in Maker, by following the guidelines described below:
Removing the Material
Depending on the expiration date, the manufacturer will make the exclusion of the registered models out of line, according to the article Maker - Exclude Model Registration;
Result: After opening the designs prepared with the template removed by the manufacturer, the design will be represented in blue as non-existent material, so the template must be replaced before being sent to manufacture.
Inactivation of Material
Before or after the expiration date, the manufacturer can inactivate the registered models that will be out of line;
Result: All projects created with the inactive model will be represented normally, and will be allowed to generate manufacturer data, but it will not be possible to create new projects with the inactive model. It is recommended that the manufacturer remove the material by the expiration date, as described above.
Maintain the Material
If even after receiving the expiration notice, the manufacturer does not perform any of the actions recommended above.
Result: The manufacturer will be forced to make the replacement of the inactive model in the Supplier's catalog, in all projects opened after the expiration date, before sending the projects to the production plant.