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UPS XML Rates v0.9 for Zen Cart 1.3.9h 2011/04/04

Original Copyright of osCommerce (c) 2003 Torin Walker, torinwalker@rogers.com
Original Copyright of Zencart

Update for Packaging Support by Joe McFrederick jomcfred@gmail.com

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Version 0.9.1 Instructions
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Requirements
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This module requires the SimpleXML PHP extension to be enabled.

Install
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Follow the instructions below this section for a complete fresh install.


1. Upload files included in zip file.
2. In Admin, goto Tools->Packaging. This automatically check and install necessary queries.
3. In Admin, goto Modules->Shipping->USPS XML. Then click Install button.
4. Goto Admin->Tools->Packing Options. Add your necessary boxes sizes. Make sure packages are ordered by shortest side by entering package cost. (ie lowest package cost = shortest product side)
5. Now go edit your products, and add product sizes to items. Please use length as longest side. There is also a database field in the products table added products_ready_to_ship. Set this
to 1, to always have those items shipped/packaged on their own.
6. Goto Admin->Tools->Store Manger. At bottom click on [Optimize] database button.

Notes
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The only original ZenCart file overwritten is:
/includes/classes/shopping_cart.php in the get_products() method. 

This was to add the products dimensions for the items in someones cart. 2 sections of this file were updated to include
those product attributes.

When testing it locally (ie. http://localhost/), or your ip address is detected as 192.168.1.100, the packing output will be shown.



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	Release Notes for Zen Cart USPS XML Version
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Version 0.9.1 (pickupman)
Fixed freight calculation for multiple shipments

Version 0.9 (pickupman)
This is the initial release for using  USPS Webtools with multiple package support.
Ported packing algorithm from my UPS XML module to try first fit algorithm - tries rotating package to fit
Compares volumetric compartments remaining after each product is packaged
Thanks to Mike Kalavitz for testing and giving me the idea.
Added timeout check in case packing algo gets stuck. Thanks to Kaz Wittig.

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