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Storing Order's Total Weight in Database

Thread began 12/15/2011 3:00 am by martin400112 | Last modified 3/21/2012 9:21 am by martin400112 | 846 views | 5 replies

martin400112

Hi Nathan,
Thanks for coming back to me a while ago. sorry I've not got back to you.

I think you have misunderstood what I am looking for. Here's the scenario:

sachetsandmore.com (site name has changed since my original request) have a site where the shipping costs are calculated based on the total weight of the cart.

In order to pay their carrier for the shipping, they need to know how much the order is going to weigh, based on the designated shipping costs.

eCart calculates the total weight of the cart correctly and bills the customer appropriately.

However...I have tried to add the TOTALWEIGHT session variable (which I would expect to be the total weight of the cart) to the database which I have managed to do successfully....BUT:

The TOTALWEIGHT session variable does not appear to be the total weight of the cart...it only ever saves the total weight of the first line of the cart to the database and NOT the total weight of the entire cart.

So, herein lies the problem - how do I save the total weight of the cart to the database?

Thanks for your help.

Martin

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