[ic] 4.9.8 shipping bug?

Ed LaFrance edl at newmediaems.com
Fri Oct 10 10:05:36 EDT 2003

At 05:49 PM 10/9/2003 -0600, you wrote:
>I have recently upgraded to 4.9.8 from 4.8 series.  On the 4.9.8 checkout
>page, there are no shipping choices showing until you enter in a zipcode and
>hit "recalculate."  4.8 used to allow a default zip to be entered in setup so
>it would give various shipping options and price, even though they were not
>accurate until the customer entered in their own zip.  On 4.8, I was able to
>force an auto recalculate on the zip change, but haven't figured out a
>workaround with 4.9.8?  I can duplicate this problem on the current build of
>the demo site but am wondering if anyone has be able to get shipping choices
>to show without the customer hitting recalculate?

It is doable - I suggest you take a look at the shipping methods in 
products/shipping.asc; the majority of them will take a default destination 
zip code in the form of a catalog variable, I believe it is named 

- Ed L.

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