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FetchDesigns
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Where do I change this text which appears in the shopping cart for backordered items…

“* This product is not available in the requested quantity. 1 of the items will be backordered.”

 
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wondering too

 
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found it:

app/core/core/mage/cataloginventory/model/stock/item/item.php

 
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You destination doesn’t exist for me. I found the same file at the following location:

app/code/core/Mage/CatalogInventory/Model/Stock/item.php

Worked. Good work people.

 
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This is probably a stupid question, but is there a way to put these changes in a template specific file or something so we don’t have to change this every time Magento has a new update?

 
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I know this one is a little old, but just in case someone is searching for this answer and wants to know the (possibly more proper) way to do it, open up this file in a text editor:

app/locale/your_language_region/Mage_CatalogInventory.csv

and add this line to the bottom:

"This product is not available in the requested quantity. %s of the items will be backordered.","Your notification message goes here."

That will prevent your changes from being overwritten, and it can be translated to different locales if you multi-language stores.

 
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Oh, thank you so much! I can’t wait to go and fix my code!

 
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I have an attribute that shows the delivery time of each product in backorder. How can I add the value of this attribute to this message?

BTW: You can also use inline translation for changing the text of the message.

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Magic! It works perfect!

Thank you very much!

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I know this is an old post, but another good way of making sure that local edits will stay in place is not to edit in the core, instead duplicate the exact path in code/local and edit the file in there.

So for example in this case you would download
app/code/core/Mage/CatalogInventory/Model/Stock/item.php
and create this path:
app/code/local/Mage/CatalogInventory/Model/Stock/item.php and make changes here.

Hope it helps.

 
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FetchDesigns - 22 June 2008 10:38 AM

Where do I change this text which appears in the shopping cart for backordered items…

“* This product is not available in the requested quantity. 1 of the items will be backordered.”

Hi there, if you are still interested in this option you may have a try of the Pre Order extension, that allows you effectively manage backorders and pre orders in your store. With the module you can easily change the text appearing in a shopping cart asd well as the warning message for the order info pages and invoice emails.

Check out the screenshots below to get a better idea of the module’s functionality:

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pre-order-category-page.pngpre-order-email.pngpre-order-settings.png
 
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