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My first questions concerns importing products via a csv file. If I fill in all the fields other than the Product Code field, is it auto generated by the system? I'm assuming that to be the case but want to be clear before attempting it.

Second, I tried following the directions in the ecommerce setup for shipping cost.  It says I can use a base shipping cost, and then an additional, or per item cost.  However when I tried to do that it doesn't allow me to use () around the cost like the example of (5.20)30.  I want to charge for example 6.95 as a base cost. When I put that in alone, 695, it does charge $6.95 for shipping for every item.  When I tried imputing (695)50 it only wants to charge $0.05. I'm obviously missing something.
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If I fill in all the fields other than the Product Code field, is it auto generated by the system? I'm assuming that to be the case but want to be clear before attempting it.

The product code isn't really something ocPortal needs, it's for your own purposes. You can leave it blank. Other software often uses the term SKU (Stock-keeping-unit). I'll actually update v10 to use that, it's better we use standard terminology.

It says I can use a base shipping cost, and then an additional, or per item cost.  However…

Ah. We actually added that very recently, and we changed the config option from a "line" input to an "integer" input, but it did not retroactively change on existing ocPortal installs.

On your site I have run the following OcCLE command to update it:

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write "/database/config/the_name:shipping_cost_factor/the_type" "line"

Now you should be able to type it in with the brackets.


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