[ic] Inactive field usage
Fri, 23 Feb 2001 11:49:37 -0500
Quoting Alex Lam (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> Just wondering, is the inactive field in the products table used for
When you have a question about something like that, the best thing to
grep -r inactive *
It should show you where that string is. In this case, I don't think
it is used anywhere.
> If not, it would be a great idea if a checkbox could be
> added in the products listing to mark whether an item will appear or
> not. This allows those selling Christmas items to mark it as
> "off-season" and not appear in the catalogs for a certain period of
> Or if a company does not want to display items that are out of stock,
> then it can go to inactive.
That is what it was intended for. All you have to do is add to any search
coordinated search spec:
Then if there is "1" in that field, the product won't be found as part
of the search.
You could also put on a search display page:
Display the item....
That would mess up any count you have, but would not display the
Red Hat, Inc., 131 Willow Lane, Floor 2, Oxford, OH 45056
phone +1.513.523.7621 fax 7501 <email@example.com>
I don't buy from direct telephone or email marketers. This makes it
hard for me to find a phone company. ;>