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E Cart great but ......

Thread began 5/29/2012 2:02 pm by J7HNW | Last modified 5/29/2012 2:42 pm by J7HNW | 412 views | 1 replies


E Cart great but ......

Feature Request:

I have built around 5 e carts now - and very pleased with the product.

However - all I have done each time is to import your std SQL database into localhost and exported as Excel. I have then had to put my product info into your columns leaving the original Column names in the same so the orders all get stored correctly - as I am not sure how the cart would store orders if the Products table had my chosen table headers ?

Is it possible to change the Table Headings on the Products table in your supplied database - and if I did this would the cart work as regards storing orders ?

If not my suggestion would be that you make an extension - to Create a custom MySQL database from column headers entered by the customer ( so if I had ProductDesc | Price | PricePreCarriage | Carriage - as I moved through the wizard this would create tables to store orders etc based on the product fields entered by the customer.

Maybe MySQLAssist ? I am realtively new to this and do not understand it enough to
put in my own data headers - so I end up using your std database - running data assist for the admin pages - and then I go into the Text fields on the admin page and rename them to what I want to store ( eg as I dont need ProductWeight - On the cart I am building I will change the text on the admin pages to PricePreCarriage )

There must be others like me who would like you to write a scipt that converts an Excel Sheet to My Sql and writes the customers column headers as it converts to MySQL

What do you think


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