[ic] Bug with shipping + total cost?
New Media E.M.S.
ic_users at newmediaems.com
Tue May 25 13:22:58 EDT 2004
At 09:28 AM 5/25/2004, you wrote:
>I have discovered something I think might be a bug?
>I have a few different shipmodes in the shipping.asc file, and depending
>on what country a customer selects certain shipmodes (+ correct prices)
>are displayed on the basket page on a drop down list for customer to
>Only shipping country and shipping method are chosen on our basket page.
>The idea being the customer can see a simple heads up of how much
>everything costs before being confronted with crazy checkout form.
>A hypothetical example:
>ups UPS weight 0 0 e No items in basket
>ups UPS weight 1 1999 f 10.00
>ups UPS weight 2000 9999999 e Use Fedex instead
>fedex Fedex weight 0 0 e No items in basket
>fedex Fedex weight 1 9999999 f 20.00
>Note: Ignore all tab separation and formatting, its just an example and
>the db's work here.
>The (Possible) Bug:
>For example, the weight criterion was out of bounds for the first shipmode
>(3000), i would like it to display only the second shipmode and the price
>for that country (e.g Fedex: 20.00) on the basket page.
>This works fine.
>The [total-cost] tag returns the calculation of (subtotal+vat+shipping),
>but for some reason it assumes shipping to be 0.00, i assume because it
>looks at the first shipmode in the country db (ups) and sees 'e' (error),
>instead of the only option available that has no error (Fedex: 20.00).
>So the calculation should be (subtotal+vat+20.00) instead of
>(subtotal+vat+0.00), i think?
>Subsequently, going to the checkout page calculates the order total
>correctly, but I was really wanting the basket page to do the price
You could add some to display a message about this to the user:
[if type=!explicit compare="[shipping noformat=1]"]
<font color=red>Please click 'Recalculate' to see your
total with shipping charges added in.</font>
... or something like this. Or if you want to get more ambitious you could
add a calc at the top of the page to evaluate all shipmodes and apply the
first one that produces an non-zero result.
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