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Can Add To Cart Bttn Add Multiple Items?

Thread began 8/01/2012 4:52 pm by mora398588 | Last modified 8/08/2012 12:57 pm by mora398588 | 420 views | 2 replies |

mora398588

Can Add To Cart Bttn Add Multiple Items?

Some of our workshops include a materials fee in addition to the base price of the workshop. I was curious if the add to cart button using eCart can combine the prices of the two separate fees such as the base price of the workshop and the materials fee, and then add the combined price to the cart?

For example:

Workshop Price: $20.00
Materials Fee: $10.00

Combined Price: $30.00 *

*the combined price is sent to the cart.

What I have attempted to do, prior to sending this thread, is create the materials fee in the sql database that maintains the prices of the workshop and went to the eCart object and added another line column and labeled it MaterialsFee. I then went back to the file and opened up the add to cart Form Recordset and bound the MaterialsFee column to the default value in the sql; database for the Materials Fee.

However, when I tested this method, the cart did not show the combined total. It only showed the base price of the workshop.

Any help would be appreciated.

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

you're on the right track, just need to take it a step farther.

on the calculations tab, create a new calculation as:

name: TruePrice
[MaterialsFee] + [Price]


and edit the Totalprice calculation from:
[Price] * [Quantity]

to:
([MaterialsFee] + [Price]) * [Quantity]

In the cart display, change the binding that shows the price to show the truePrice instead.

Also, in the behavior that passes the item information to the gateway, you will need to edit it to pass the TruePrice instead of price.

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mora398588

Jason.

As always, you come through. Thank you for the help.

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