Author Topic: Make childs of a parent be in quantity multiples and subtract from one inventory  (Read 491 times)

daweyo

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Hello, first off, I want to thank the people who make and support this product.

This is the scenario. I have 50,000 marbles that are black i want to sell. Based on customer preference, they chose how many packs of multiples they want.  They can order 3 marble bags, 5 marble bags and 10 marble bags. So I was hoping there was some way I could do variants where the customer chooses x4 3 marble bags, x7 5 marble bags, and x3 10 marble bags from one product. This way it subtracts from inventory (4x3)+(7x5)+(3x10) for a total of 77 marbles from inventory and the new inventory is 40,923.

I would also like to add variant +$2 for polished and non polished to each of the bag options.

I have been stuck on this and can't quite figure it out. Anyone excited about the challenge?  Thank you for listening.

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The stock is by product and not variant.
If you need to manage your way the stock, this can perhaps work with a custom field plugin, but not with a shop setting.
For your option "polished", this can use standard custom field with the "list" option when you set it.