[ic] Tracking Numbers?
Fri, 9 Mar 2001 17:27:29 -0500
Quoting Ed LaFrance (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> At 01:40 PM 03/09/2001 -0600, you wrote:
> >Again, I'm using the "simple" catalog as a starting point, so I apologize
> >well in advance if the answer is obvious or implemented in construct.
> >Has anyone done the work to implement the entry/storage/retrieval of
> >tracking numbers for shipped orders/line-items?
> >Thanks for any heads-up pointers.
> This is a matter of adding tracking number fields to the transactions and
> orderlines databases, then overriding the standard Orders page in the Admin
> area with a customized one which includes input elements for those fields
> and related settings in the form. On the latter point, Mike H. wrote a
> tricks and tips post to the list which explains overrides in detail, search
> the archives for more info.
It may not be intuitive, but if you add a valid UPS tracking number in the status
field of transactions and orderline, it will show up as link to UPS.
It is on our list of things to make better -- you might want to mix and
match FedEx and UPS, for example, and the current demo doesn't allow that.
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