[ic] Tracking previous prices of items on promotion?

Dan Garwood res087jh@verizon.net
Tue, 13 Feb 2001 02:29:05 -0500

or you could use a [calc] tag against the current price to add to it to show
the old price or list price.

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> [mailto:interchange-users-admin@lists.akopia.com]On Behalf Of Paul Du
> Bois
> Sent: Tuesday, February 13, 2001 2:15 AM
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> Subject: [ic] Tracking previous prices of items on promotion?
> Hi list
> OK so I'm a Perl dude, whos been playing with Interchange for the last few
> months, and here's a problem for you all:
> I've got a client who wants his storefront to display the
> specials in a kind
> of "Was $xx, now $yy" format.  That means that I've got to track the old
> price somehow.  The only way I see clear is by getting clever with the
> current item fields, and pasting the old price into say long description
> (making sure long desc. contains only the price), changing the
> actual price
> field to the new price, and then using some MML to get it to
> display nicely.
> Before I go ahead with this detour, anyone got a shortcut that does not
> involve me having to recode half of IC?
> Thanks
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