On Tuesday 15 October 2002 15:35, Steve Jackson wrote: > Hi all, > > I have a problem which I'm not sure the best way to go about. We will be > shipping products based on weight and I have two types of product with > differing weights. Basically we want to charge one price for shipping > less than 10 KG and one for anything over that. > > I wonder how to go about it. I have the weights for each product and > have my products organised into two categories in MySQL DB. So anything > in category 1 means less than 30 items is below 10 Kilos and 15 in > category 2.
Perhaps I don't understand you properly -- why you need two categories? How is shipping charge calculated? Do you just have two rates (which your 1st paragraph seems to imply) -- ie If the total weight of products is under 10KG charge $5, otherwise charge $10? ... > How would you code this? I have tried adding a weight category to my > products table and calculating total weight (then a simple if statement > would do the trick) ... In which case, yes a simple if statement would suffice. > but it leads to other problems which I couldn't > de-bug. Basically adding to my products table means my DB won't update > due to a Mysql error (column count didn't match or something) Perhaps if you post your code and your db schema here then someone may be able to help. -- Jason Wong -> Gremlins Associates -> www.gremlins.com.hk Open Source Software Systems Integrators * Web Design & Hosting * Internet & Intranet Applications Development * /* "God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh." - Voltaire */ -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php