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Posted - October 29 2008 :  19:42:46  Show Profile  Visit gledav's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Does anyone know how to alter the number of characters the cname field displays in view/edit products in admin? The default seems to be about 26 characters followed by a few dots but I need to be able to display more characters in order to differentiate between similarly named products.

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Posted - October 30 2008 :  05:19:39  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

the display is formatted in shopa_editdisplay.asp.
Open the file in a text or html editor
At around line 375 look for:

if len(rstemp(ArrayFields(i))) > 28 then
tempText = RemoveHtmlFileio(rstemp(ArrayFields(i)),"<br />")
response.write ReportDetailColumn & left(tempText, 26) & "..." & ReportDetailColumnEnd

This basically says that if the number of characters in a field is more than 28 then limit the display to 26, plus ...

You can alter the > 28 to perhaps 50 and have the display limit to 48 plus ...

Hope this helps,

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Posted - October 30 2008 :  19:48:27  Show Profile  Visit gledav's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Thanks Carrol. Fantastic.
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