There are currently 6 product attribute types available:
- Text (the deault)
- Hidden (actually any attribute type can be hidden)
Attribute Type Assignment
To assign the attribute type go to Products > Settings > Product Attributes and find or create your attribute.
Select the type of your attribute and save the settings. Now your attribute will be selected on product edit/add page according to the chosen type.
Available Attribute Values
You have to assign available attribute values if you chosse drop-down, radio or checkbox. If you leave the attribute values field empty the attribute will not become a chosen selector.