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From "Jacques Le Roux" <jacques.le.r...@les7arts.com>
Subject Re: 4.0 help with fedex servers, weighing, and printing labels
Date Fri, 03 Oct 2008 19:50:16 GMT
To use the ShipmentScaleApplet on Windows you will need plugin.jar usualy found in your jdk


From: <bjfree@free-man.net>
> if you look in the products controller you will see the labels and track 
> to the pages.
> http://docs.ofbiz.org/display/OFBENDUSER/Packing+and+Shipping
> http://docs.ofbiz.org/display/OFBENDUSER/Visual+Pack+and+Ship+Orders
> The shipper was defined at order time
> that is what determines to use Fedex.
> if you look at the fedex code you will see a lot of todo's
> Not much has changed since 4.0
> that is were the  communication with the fedex servers is done.
> Wieghts have to be put in manually,OOTB, but there is a scale applet 
> that is in the code you can integrate.
> if you look at lines 917 to 926 they deal with return data from fedex
> shipmentPackageRouteSeg.setBytes("labelImage", labelBytes);
> is the label.
> you can look in committs
> 586925
> 660843
> to see what was done beyond 4.0
> mayo wrote:
>> I have been researching and testing OFBiz 4.0 for 2-3 months and cannot
>> figure out how the fulfillment process continues after picking and packing.
>> I've googled and browsed the OFBiz wiki many times, but couldn't find
>> explanations. 
>> After packing orders I see them listed in "Scheduling", but when I select
>> them and click "Schedule these route segments", the page is goes to the
>> Labels view with nothing showing. I click on the Schedule view and my packed
>> orders are still there.  I am pretty sure the shipment status needs to
>> change to "Ship", but I am unclear how all this is suppose to happen without
>> manually changing them.  And how is OFBiz suppose to communicate with FedEx
>> servers, label printers, and weighing machines?
>> Would someone be able to point me in the right direction or be able to
>> explain to me how the processes should work?  Any information would be
>> greatly appreciated.
>> - Al

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