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Cam.G

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Re: Add a child (item) product and value for an attribute - step by step
« Reply #15 on: August 01, 2008, 00:56:31 am »
I do have a question about inventory numbers, though. Should my parent item have, as a number in inventory, the total number of all child items?

Don't enter any inventory counts for the parent item, just the child items. ;)

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Re: Add a child (item) product and value for an attribute - step by step
« Reply #16 on: August 01, 2008, 05:08:02 am »
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Re: Add a child (item) product and value for an attribute - step by step
« Reply #17 on: August 02, 2008, 19:43:09 pm »
@Beth,

The customer can't buy your parent product. He always has to select one of the child items you have entered. Although the parent product form shows you the stock number field, it will not be updated if you have entered a number. Also, it will not automatically calculate the total from the various child items.

You have to enter the stock number for each child item seperately and this will be updated automatically when you receive an order for the child item.

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Arni

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Re: Add a child (item) product and value for an attribute - step by step
« Reply #18 on: August 13, 2008, 11:53:12 am »
I've had a fully working VM from version 1.0.10, I think, and in those versions child products could have different choises for the customer.
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On the parent the customer chooses what size he/she wants, the shop then displays the child and the customer can choose colour.

After the update to 1.1.0 this child functionality is GONE! The old ones doesn't show and it's impossible to make new ones.
In the administration I can pick a child product and all the options are there but the customer can't see anything in the frontend.

Have I missed anything or is it something that the new 1.1.2 has updated and fixed?

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Re: Add a child (item) product and value for an attribute - step by step
« Reply #19 on: August 13, 2008, 20:34:23 pm »
Arni,

perhaps you currently see one of the problems fixed in 1.1.2. See here:https://dev.virtuemart.net/cb/issue/2219
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Re: Add a child (item) product and value for an attribute - step by step
« Reply #20 on: August 14, 2008, 11:55:05 am »
joomla component for showing product list under one manufacturer?

Arni

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Re: Add a child (item) product and value for an attribute - step by step
« Reply #21 on: August 19, 2008, 14:34:08 pm »
Arni,
perhaps you currently see one of the problems fixed in 1.1.2. See here:https://dev.virtuemart.net/cb/issue/2219
Updated to the latest version of VM but it's still not working.
I can select a child product and it changes the page to display that products information but the addon options that this child is supposed to have is not showing. If I click add to basket a notice pops up saying nothing and the basket is still empty.

Edit:
Solved it, updated again and now it works.

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Re: Add a child (item) product and value for an attribute - step by step
« Reply #22 on: August 21, 2008, 01:46:59 am »
Just noticed that if I select an attribute (say Option Pack of 10) and click Ask Question About this Item it goes to root/index2.php..... for the form which shows up but nothing else... is this something I've done somewhere or is it happening to others too?

Arni

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Re: Add a child (item) product and value for an attribute - step by step
« Reply #23 on: August 26, 2008, 17:11:23 pm »
It happened to me also but the request contained info about the correct item in the store and I was later able to go back to that item so it works.

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Re: Add a child (item) product and value for an attribute - step by step
« Reply #24 on: September 19, 2008, 17:38:36 pm »
Well said, that section had me in knots, still does really.

Perhaps you can answer this for me.

I have 100 products and descriptions sitting in my inventory in the correct categories etc.

Most have the same attributes like size and fabric.

Is there a way to add in one step relevant attributes these inventory items in bulk e.g.

All T-shirts get the size Attribute containing the options XS-XXXL... And maybe the colours attribute containing options in colours E.G. red, Green, Black...

Liek OS COmmerce has a bulk attributes interface.

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Re: Add a child (item) product and value for an attribute - step by step
« Reply #25 on: November 01, 2008, 13:04:54 pm »
I wanted to throw in here that you must be in "extended layout" mode of the admin panel of VM, within Joomla. If you try to add new items to a product while you're in the "simple layout" mode, you won't see all of the button you need (specifically, the new item button).

Thanks for this post. The manual is very confusing in this section.

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Re: Add a child (item) product and value for an attribute - step by step
« Reply #26 on: November 06, 2008, 17:20:43 pm »
Hello there,
in addition to the last post I want to inform that the command add a new item, on my system only shows while using standard english language not e.g. with german,austria, swiss language update 1.5.7.1
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Re: Add a child (item) product and value for an attribute - step by step
« Reply #27 on: November 19, 2008, 00:39:30 am »
has anyone figured out how to edit and sort the child items... put them in a pre-determined order?

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Re: Add a child (item) product and value for an attribute - step by step
« Reply #28 on: December 18, 2008, 02:17:41 am »
Wow! Thank you soooo much for this simple step by step for adding a "product option" that allows us to charge a different shipping and price! I looked and look for how to do this and finally found your post.

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Re: Add a child (item) product and value for an attribute - step by step
« Reply #29 on: January 14, 2009, 14:15:14 pm »
i have added the attributes and the value ($5) but when the attribute is chosen on my site it does not add the additional $5 - how do i fix that