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Posted - January 04 2009 :  10:14:02  Show Profile  Visit standout's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Where can I find the copy used in the shoperror.asp page. I need to change the wording for my use.

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Posted - January 05 2009 :  04:38:10  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

shoperror.asp displays many error messages which are generated by routines. The only way to change the wording of particular error messages is to edit the language records for the text displayed. You can search the language table for specific 'captions' eg not found.


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Posted - January 11 2009 :  15:15:09  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Open the shoperror file and before the ShopPageTrailer put in whatever you want.

We have a message (which is an include file) which says the product may be discontinued etc plus 6 random products.

The error message automatically generated is still there (e.g. colour selection needed) but then we can have our own extra bits as well.

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Posted - December 09 2009 :  12:10:12  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Yeah, VP-ASP has a pretty shabby system for displaying error messages using the shoperror.asp page (sometimes using querystring variables to deliver the full message).

One sort of rough and rugged fix would be to give certain error messages a number instead of actual text, and then use vbscript to display something different depending on which error number is passed.

I use this method to distinguish between a dropped idle session, a canceled order, and a simple "you forgot to give this required information".

What I plan on doing in the future is completely bypassing the error routine (and the shoperror.asp page) and creating custom messages for every necessary individual circumstance. Unless VP-ASP gets to this first (HINT).
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