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Parametric Shopping Cart-PSC Technical Documentation

This is the user/shopper documentation for Parametric Shopping Cart-PSC hereafter referred to as PSC, a Parametric Configuration software product that allows a shopper to select specifications of the product they are getting a quote/order.


Table of Contents
I. Overview
1.1. What is PSC?

II. Using Log In & Selection Parametric Shopping Cart-PSC

2.1 Log In

2.2 Selecting Product Category

2.3  Adding part to Shopping Cart

 
2.4 Answering Specification for the PSC part
2.4.1 PSC Error Messages

2.4.2 PSC Uploaded file from local computer to the web server

2.4.3 PSC FTP Uploaded file from local computer to the web server

 
2.4.4 PSC Inter relationship checking
 
2.5 Adding more Parts

2.6 Deleting Parts from shopping cart

       
2.7 Account History
 
III. Using Final Check out Parametric Shopping Cart-PSC components
3.1 With Credit Card Processing

3.2 Without Credit Card Processing

I. Overview

This part of the Parametric Shopping Cart-PSC documentation will give you an overview of what Parametric Shopping Cart-PSC is, what it is not, and how you should use it.


Chapter 1 Overview

1.1. What is Parametric Shopping Cart-PSC?

The web based  Parametric Shopping Cart-PSC application suite, allowing merchant/manufactures to provide products that are NOT sold as stock items from inventory.   PSC allows products that are made to order, engineer to order, configure to order  with the customer providing specifications that are needed to built it, calculating unit item price and shipping cost.  PSC can be used to sell stock inventory items that also have options add on that can be sold to complement the primary product.  PSC utilizes the current XSD, XLST, .NET technology to provide this technology.  Systems Resources, Inc. offered sales configuration application previously for the manufacturing client server market place and now to the consumers on the web.

Chapter 2 Using Log In & Selection Parametric Shopping Cart-PSC


2.1 Log In
 
The Log In can be performed by selecting the Icon in the upper right hand part of the screen Sign In. 

Or at an automatic required time as PSC product has been setup per the merchant/manufactures desire.  The merchants options are to:

a) Require log in before the final check out.
b) Require log in after a part is added to the shopping cart and before you see the PSC features/options.
c) Log In required to request Log In (this makes only a valid User is able to add new customers) see more notes in the register section.
 
The Log In screen appears (as shown below)

Sign Into Your Account

Email
  
 Password
  
Remember My Sign-In Across Browser Restarts


 If you are a new user and you don't have an account with PSC, then register for one now.

If you click below and this screen appears again the company has enter your Sign In.  Check the Request Sign In page to receive it.

A unique e-mail is required and the password.  The ability for the consumer to add his own e-mail & Log In is per the merchant/manufactures setup.  The options are any consumer can add his own e-mail or the consumer has to request the merchant/manufactures to add a e-mail & password.

This e-mail address is used to send you e-mail for new orders so be sure to supply a valid address.

2.2 Selecting Product Category

On the left side of the screen select a product category.  This product category can be selected at any time during the process.  This is a required selection from the first screen or any time a part from another product category can be added.

 
   

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Welcome to Options Selection. Sign In to see your name

PSC is a dynamic shopping cart that allow you to make OPTION selections about the product(s) that are being

Quoted/Purchased. Select the product category on the left to see menu of products.  Click the top link to see more

details about a product or the Add To Cart to start the selection process. Enter the Quantity then make the selections

and click  Update Your Cart to display the price.

Upon clicking on a product category on the left all parts in that category are displayed similar to the mockup below.
Image will be displayed here   Plastic 2.5 X 3.75 Name Badge,Plate,orTag #301
Special Price: $0.00
Add To Cart

Upon clicking on the linked name at the top following will appear

Plastic 2.5 X 3.75 Name Badge,Plate,orTag #301
 
 
Image will be displayed here

Your Price: $0.00
Model Number: PSC301
 
PSC Demo Sign Co. Plastic 4 Color Digital Print or Engraved. NAICS Code 339950-008 Signs & Signboard
 

 

 
Reviews
 
 


 
Lee Hinman says...
These name plates has severed our company with fast services from this supplier!!!


 
        Upon clicking on Add to Cart see the information in 2.4
 
2.3 Adding part to Shopping Cart
Click on ICON and the information will appear as shown in 2.4
 
2.4 Answering Specification for the part
This is the core part part of PSC.  At the top of the Shopping Cart screen is the Product ID, Product Name, Model, Quantity, the base unit price if applicable, the sub total (Qty multiplied by Price), the Remove Box, and the View button for the details.  The first question that you should enter is the desired quantity.

The merchant/manufactures has defined the applicable prompts for each product ID.  They are user enter fields with number or alpha numeric and drop down selection.

The buyer will answer all of the selection items then press the Update Shopping Cart ICON and the unit price will be updated if no error are at the top.  For more details on errors see section 2.4.1.

 
               Shopping Cart
Product ID Product Name Model Quantity Price Subtotal Remove Details
317 Name Badge,Plate,orTag PSC317 $9.75 $9.75

               

Total: $9.75

1. Copy Line 1 (Min. 5 Characters)
2. Optional Copy Line 2 (Max. 10 Characters)
3. Type Product
4. Background Color
5. Letter Color
6. Digital Print/Engraved
7. Backing
8. Die Cut shapes
9. Rounded Corners
10. Beveled Edges
11. Ovals
12. Photo ID Badges
13. Bar Coding
14. Magnetic strip encoded sequentially-#
15. Slot punching of badges to accommodate strap clip


 

Upon clicking Final Check Out you are taken to 3.1

2.4.1 PSC error messages

Only one (1) error message appears at a time.  After the error message appears read it and make the changes then press "Update Your Shopping Cart" ICON.  If more error message appear continue to correct them.  If errors are left on a part and Final Check Out is attempted without the error being corrected you will not be allowed to continue.  Therefore the error will need to be corrected or the part needs to be deleted to continue to final check out.

Shopping Cart
 

2.4.1.1

Error: 1. Name of Sign Must be a Min. 5 Max. 25 Characters

Solution: Enter data in the "1. Name" that is between 5 and 25 in length.   Note these message are defined by the administrator and can vary as to word in the message.

2.4.1.2

Error:  PENDING do this example without message

Solution: Enter data in the "1. Name" that is between 5 and 25 in length. This is an example without a defined message & the system displays this message.

2.4.1.3

Error: PENDING  find mask glasses-tax-shipping.xsd

Solution: Enter data as 9.0 in.

2.4.1.4

Error: Image file name is required each time you update Cart.

Pending add screen

Solution: Enter the name of the file or browse to find the file that you want to upload.

2.4.1.5

Error: Could not find file "C:\webhost4life aspnet\sriflcom\psc\xml\xsd\glasses-tax-shipping.xsd".

Product ID Product Name Model Quantity Price Subtotal Remove Details
300 PSC Ex #300 PSC007 $15.00 $15.00

 
               

Total: $15.00

No customizable details for this product.


 

Solution: Call your system administrator to correct the missing file.

2.4.1.6 Error: Your XSL file is corrupt. Call your system administrator. C:\webhost4life aspnet\sriflcom\psc\xml\xslt\glasses-tax.xslt

Solution: The file is corrupt and not a well formed document per .net library rules. Call your system administrator to fix it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.4.2 PSC Uploaded file from local computer to the web server

The Parametric Shopping Cart-PSC allows the PSC users to further customize their purchases by directly uploading files for further processing by the Merchant/Manufactures staff.

Below is a portion of a screen.  If the following error message or something similar is displayed you did not enter the path.

"Error parsing the supplied options: Image file name is required each time you update Cart."

The following error message appears if the systems administrator has not setup the server correctly or something has changed.  Call you system administrator to correct the error.

Error parsing the supplied options: Internal server error: saving the temporary file to c:\webhost4life aspnet\sriflcom\pscDemo\data_images/tmp//banner02000.jpg: Could not find a part of the path "c:\webhost4life aspnet\sriflcom\pscDemo\data_images\tmp\banner02000.jpg".

Product ID Product Name Model Quantity Price Subtotal Remove Details
316 Banner Upload w/image PSC316 $9.99 $9.99

               

Total: $9.99

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8. Image file

2.4.3 PSC FTP Uploaded file from local computer to the web server

The Parametric Shopping Cart-PSC allows the PSC users to further customize their purchases by directly uploading files for further processing by the Merchant/Manufactures staff.

Below is a portion of a screen.  If the following error message or something similar is displayed you did not enter the path.

"Error parsing the supplied options: Image file name is required each time you update Cart."

2.4.4 PSC Inter relationship checking

WWhen one options is selected there can be requirements that you must also selected a certa

 

 

 

2.5 /font> Adding more Parts

PSC allows multiple parts on a order.  To do so select the appropriate product category and repeat the process as indicated above.

2.6 Deleting Parts from shopping cart

Select "cart" in the upper right corner which will display the products ID in the Cart, then check the Delete box then update the Cart.

Remove

 

2.7 Account History

Account History


Order ID Order Date Order Total Ship Date Show Details Print Options
104 3/20/2003 $323.00 3/22/2003 Show Details
105 3/20/2003 $323.00 3/22/2003 Show Details
103 3/20/2003 $2.00 3/22/2003 Show Details
108 3/20/2003 $2.00 3/21/2003 Show Details
           

Insert page break on each new part

The report & a printer screen appears.  Upon completions press back arrow in your browser to continue.

Order ID Order Date Ship Date Total Tax Freight
108 3/20/2003 3/21/2003 $2.00 $0.00 $0.00
Product ID Product name Model Unit cost Quantity Subtotal Tax Freight
301 Plastic 2.5 X 3.75 Name Badge,Plate,orTag #301 PSC301 $2.00 1 $2.00 $0.00 $0.00
CopyLine1 Mr John Doe
CopyLine2  
type Name_Plates
background background_blue
letter Letter_blue
Print Digital_Print
backing Pin
DieCut Yesdiecut
RndCorners YesRndCorners
BeveledEdges YesBeveledEdges
Ovals YesOvals
PhotoIDBadges YesPhotoIDBadges
BarCoding YesBarCoding
Magneticstrip YesMagneticstrip
Slotpunching YesSlotpunching
Total for all 1 orders: $2.00
Tax: $0.00
Freight: $0.00

2.7 Error on Credit Card

Error!


Note all fields are required data

Error processing the credit card transaction: Credit Card number not specified.

Credit card transaction error (your credit card was not charged): The credit card has expired.

Error processing the credit card transaction: Credit Card rejected.
 

Review and Submit Your Order


Please check all the information below to be sure it's correct.
 
Product Name Model Number Quantity Price Subtotal
Plastic 2.5 X 3.75 Name Badge,Plate,orTag #301 PSC301 $2.00 $2.00
         

Total: $2.00

Billing Address:
Company Name
First Name
Last Name
Address - Line 1
Address - Line 2
City
State
Zip Code
Phone
Country
Email

Shipping Address:

Company Name
First Name
Last Name
Address - Line 1
Address - Line 2
City
State
Zip Code
Country
Card Number    Expiration Date
  

Chapter 3 Check Out process of  Parametric Shopping Cart-PSC

3.1  Check out With Credit Card Processing

If the Merchant/Manufacturing has installed SSL & configured that only the submit section is in security mode and your browser is configured to view security changes the following screen will appear.

The customer shipping/billing address and credit card screen appear below:

 

Review and Submit Your Order


Please check all the information below to be sure it's correct.
 
Product Name Model Number Quantity Price Subtotal
Plastic 2.5 X 3.75 Name Badge,Plate,orTag #301 PSC301 $2.00 $2.00
         

Total: $2.00

Billing Address:
Company Name
First Name
Last Name
Address - Line 1
Address - Line 2
City
State
Zip Code
Phone
Country
Email

Shipping Address:

Company Name
First Name
Last Name
Address - Line 1
Address - Line 2
City
State
Zip Code
Country
Card Number    Expiration Date
  

 

Check Out Complete!


Your Order Number Is: 108
Product Name Model Number Quantity Price Subtotal
Plastic 2.5 X 3.75 Name Badge,Plate,orTag #301 PSC301 $2.00 $2.00
         

Total: $2.00

Billing Address:
Company Name
First Name
Last Name
Address - Line 1
Address - Line 2
City
State
Zip Code
Phone
Country
Email

Shipping Address:

Company Name
First Name
Last Name
Address - Line 1
Address - Line 2
City
State
Zip Code
Country
Card Number    Expiration Date
  

3.2  Check With out Credit Card Processing

Upon selection Account the following screen will appear.

Review and Submit Your Order


Please check all the information below to be sure it's correct.
 
Product Name Model Number Quantity Price Subtotal
Plastic 2.5 X 3.75 Name Badge,Plate,orTag #301 PSC301 $2.00 $2.00
         

Total: $2.00

 

Check Out Complete!


Your Order Number Is: 108
Product Name Model Number Quantity Price Subtotal
Plastic 2.5 X 3.75 Name Badge,Plate,orTag #301 PSC301 $2.00 $2.00
         

Total: $2.00

 

End of Parametric Shopping Cart-PSC Technical Documentation.