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 Author: SchmickBricks View Messages Posted By SchmickBricks
 Posted: May 10, 2020 21:00
 Subject: No Dimensions in Catalog
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SchmickBricks (2595)

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Can we please have a function to search for items in our inventory with no catalog
dimensions? We already have one to search for weight, but not dimensions for
some strange reason.

I'm getting tired of bulky items sneaking through Instant checkout at letter
rates because they're missing catalog dimensions, and I have no way of finding
which items need me to manually enter their dimensions.
 Author: Admin_Russell View Messages Posted By Admin_Russell
 Posted: May 11, 2020 00:20
 Subject: Re: No Dimensions in Catalog
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In Suggestions, SchmickBricks writes:
  Can we please have a function to search for items in our inventory with no catalog
dimensions? We already have one to search for weight, but not dimensions for
some strange reason.

I'm getting tired of bulky items sneaking through Instant checkout at letter
rates because they're missing catalog dimensions, and I have no way of finding
which items need me to manually enter their dimensions.

The solution is already there for you. Be sure you have dimensions / weight turned
on for your store and then select the "Instant Checkout Unavailable" box in the
Show More Options section in your store inventory.
 


 Author: SchmickBricks View Messages Posted By SchmickBricks
 Posted: May 11, 2020 01:39
 Subject: Re: No Dimensions in Catalog
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That will only pickup items that are set to volume dependent without dimensions,
not items that are set as weight dependent by default.

Also while I have your attention Russell, about 90% of the instruction books
in the catalog have the wrong dimensions. They're often listed as almost
double their actual size which often trips up IC.... Because I don't have
a shipping method for a 600mm long instruction book which is actually less than
300mm!

By default now I add my own dimensions when parting, but it's a trap for
anyone unaware of the issue.

Are these dimensions auto generated somehow? The issue seems to apply to almost
100% of new sets being added to the catalog. Checkout the listed dimensions
of the 1989 Batmobile instructions (76139) to see what I mean. - Actual size
is 270x195x15mm, but they're listed as being 581x374x10mm. It's a significant
difference, and causes all sorts of issues with instant checkout.





In Suggestions, Admin_Russell writes:
  In Suggestions, SchmickBricks writes:
  Can we please have a function to search for items in our inventory with no catalog
dimensions? We already have one to search for weight, but not dimensions for
some strange reason.

I'm getting tired of bulky items sneaking through Instant checkout at letter
rates because they're missing catalog dimensions, and I have no way of finding
which items need me to manually enter their dimensions.

The solution is already there for you. Be sure you have dimensions / weight turned
on for your store and then select the "Instant Checkout Unavailable" box in the
Show More Options section in your store inventory.
 Author: bje View Messages Posted By bje
 Posted: May 11, 2020 02:29
 Subject: Re: No Dimensions in Catalog
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bje (1377)

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You are going to have to set instructions' dimensions for yourself at this
time. I'll be adding or correcting those I have in the near future, as time
allows.

Some are the box width and lentgh set to a standard 1cm thickness, as in your
example for set 76139

Almost all are set to 10 mm thick as standard, unless changed already:
https://www.bricklink.com/message.asp?ID=1063022

See these threads on how to bulk change them manually in your store:
https://www.bricklink.com/messageThread.asp?ID=262173&nID=1173595
https://www.bricklink.com/messageThread.asp?ID=262161&nID=1173531





In Suggestions, SchmickBricks writes:
  That will only pickup items that are set to volume dependent without dimensions,
not items that are set as weight dependent by default.

Also while I have your attention Russell, about 90% of the instruction books
in the catalog have the wrong dimensions. They're often listed as almost
double their actual size which often trips up IC.... Because I don't have
a shipping method for a 600mm long instruction book which is actually less than
300mm!

By default now I add my own dimensions when parting, but it's a trap for
anyone unaware of the issue.

Are these dimensions auto generated somehow? The issue seems to apply to almost
100% of new sets being added to the catalog. Checkout the listed dimensions
of the 1989 Batmobile instructions (76139) to see what I mean. - Actual size
is 270x195x15mm, but they're listed as being 581x374x10mm. It's a significant
difference, and causes all sorts of issues with instant checkout.





In Suggestions, Admin_Russell writes:
  In Suggestions, SchmickBricks writes:
  Can we please have a function to search for items in our inventory with no catalog
dimensions? We already have one to search for weight, but not dimensions for
some strange reason.

I'm getting tired of bulky items sneaking through Instant checkout at letter
rates because they're missing catalog dimensions, and I have no way of finding
which items need me to manually enter their dimensions.

The solution is already there for you. Be sure you have dimensions / weight turned
on for your store and then select the "Instant Checkout Unavailable" box in the
Show More Options section in your store inventory.
 Author: jurcek View Messages Posted By jurcek
 Posted: May 19, 2020 01:40
 Subject: Re: No Dimensions in Catalog
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In Suggestions, Admin_Russell writes:
  In Suggestions, SchmickBricks writes:
  Can we please have a function to search for items in our inventory with no catalog
dimensions? We already have one to search for weight, but not dimensions for
some strange reason.

I'm getting tired of bulky items sneaking through Instant checkout at letter
rates because they're missing catalog dimensions, and I have no way of finding
which items need me to manually enter their dimensions.

The solution is already there for you. Be sure you have dimensions / weight turned
on for your store and then select the "Instant Checkout Unavailable" box in the
Show More Options section in your store inventory.

Russell, how is it with dimensions of minifigures? I had often an order for 1
minifigure and the option Letter was offered at the instant checkout, because
there are no dimensions for them, and you can imagine, that you cannot send them
as letter, because they are to big for it. Any chance there will be a sollution
for this also, or do we have to put in the dimensions by ourselves?
 Author: SchmickBricks View Messages Posted By SchmickBricks
 Posted: May 12, 2020 04:08
 Subject: Re: No Dimensions in Catalog
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Just noticed this thread has had its status changed to “already exists”, but
as I pointed out it doesn’t.
There is no way to search for ALL items without catalogue dimensions.
Russell’s solution only works if the item is set as volume dependant in the catalogue,
which many bulky items which can’t be sent at letter rates (at least in my country)
aren’t.
We need a function to search for ALL items in our inventory without dimensions,
not just volume dependant ones which is what suggested solution does.






In Suggestions, SchmickBricks writes:
  Can we please have a function to search for items in our inventory with no catalog
dimensions? We already have one to search for weight, but not dimensions for
some strange reason.

I'm getting tired of bulky items sneaking through Instant checkout at letter
rates because they're missing catalog dimensions, and I have no way of finding
which items need me to manually enter their dimensions.