[ic] Shipping charge getting "stuck"

DB DB at M-and-D.com
Sun Aug 12 15:37:49 EDT 2007


>> Yes, I did use some debugging display text to verify that the if/else
>> is
>> working properly. There's just something odd about the shipping charge
>> getting "stuck" which I don't understand. Once the shipping gets set to
>> zero once, it stays there no mater what I put in the cart. Once stuck,
>> I
>> have to close the browser and re-enter the site to get it to show
>> something other than zero for shipping.
>> Can you give me and example of a line for shipping.asc that would do
>> what you suggest?
> http://www.interchange.rtfm.info/icdocs/tags/assign.html#shipping
> "The assignment is persistent within a user's session until you clear it, an
> assigned tag will return your value instead of calculating a value."
> [assign clear=1]  in your 'if' part could do the trick (unless you are using
> assign for other things as well that would then also be cleared).
> As for the weight 0 to have 0 shipping, in my shipping.asc I have the
> following:
> FPSR_GRE	First Priority	weight	0	0	e Nothing to ship!
> I'd think that you could change the e Nothing to ship!  To something else,
> perhaps just 0 
> CU,
> Gert

Ok thanks. Adding a line to the shipping.asc seems like the best way,
but I calculate shipping based on price, not weight. Will your method
still work? Does it matter if this line appears first or last in the
shipping.asc file?

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