I have several products in Magento 2 that were imported from Magento 1.7. I added to them color swatches and I turned inventory on. Only one of the products is displayed on the front-end as expected. The rest are shown as "Out of Stock".
The parent product is set to "In Stock":
And all child products (corresponding with each color) have quantity set to a positive number:
And yet "Stock Availability" drop-down list is greyed out (disabled) and set to "Out of Stock".
How can I unlock that combo and set it to "In Stock"?
Additionally, if I go through the wizard for Configurations and set product quantities:
they show up properly in the summary table:
but as soon as I save the parent product, quantity information is lost and reset to what it has been set to in each of the children products before:
and if I remove child products and create configurations for color swatches with quantities set for each individual child product from scratch and save changes in the main product, quantity information is lost: