[ic] multiple sales tax? (Doug Alcorn)

Mike Heins mikeh@minivend.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2001 13:34:08 -0500

Quoting Doug Alcorn (doug@lathi.net):
> "Company InterNet Services" <info@4co.De> writes:
> > >> Also the construct site has 4 colums: sku, description, price,
> > >> category Is there a way to add another description (like the images
> > >> colum) so when the item is in a list it only shows the short
> > >> "description", and when viewed a page shown the long detailed
> > >> "description2" with an image
> > >
> > >Isn't that what the "comment" field is for?  Actually, I think there
> > >are three fields for describing an item: title, description, and
> > >comment.  I don't think 'title' is actually used anywhere by default
> > >in 'construct'.  Since you are a book store, maybe this will work well
> > >for you.  The 'description' field is a short description of the item
> > >and the 'comment' field is a long description.  In fact, on the UI it
> > >is even labeled as "long description".
> > 
> > 
> > I can't use the GUI to add items (as my database is WAY to big),
> OK
> > Ya, the title colum is not used (from what I see), so I currently
> > have all the info in description as html(xx<br>xx), however the
> > receipt doesn't like this long text in that field so I was tring to
> > find or make alt colums.
> Actuall, it's good that the 'title' field is not used.  That means you
> can use it with no down-stream side-effects!  If I were you, I think I
> would put the title of the books in the 'title' column, a short
> description in the 'description' field, and a long description in the
> 'comment' column.  For things like invoices and receipts, use
> [item-title] rather than [item-description].  On results pages where
> books are listed in summary form, use [item-title] in conjunction with
> [item-description].  On flypages, use [item-comment] to get the long
> description.

I am sure you know this, but it would actually be [item-data products title]
or [item-field title].

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