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Posted - March 12 2010 :  12:00:07  Show Profile  Visit savvymedias's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Is there a way to change the State in the cart to a text box instead of a drop down? We ship everywhere except Nigeria and are getting complaints that states are not listed.


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Posted - March 15 2010 :  21:52:24  Show Profile  Visit creativechaos's Homepage  Reply with Quote

Try setting xPromptForState to "YES" and xIncludeStates to "NO" in your admin configuration settings.

This should change the dropdown to a free text field.

Be a little wary with this however if you use realtime shipping calculators as they often require a specific state code to be passed through to them and offering customers the ability to enter any text will result in many variations of the state name being passed through.


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Posted - March 18 2010 :  11:44:38  Show Profile  Visit savvymedias's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Thanks, I would have never found that. Unfortunately, we ship all over the world and it makes quite a drop down for the states. I changed it and we will see. I do video monitoring of the site and if it causes an issue I will change it.
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