I guess the process would be to create an Order without a payment and Leave it on account in the ‘pending’ state.....
A template would then be required to print off the order (PDF and email to customer) with the Document Heading ‘Pro-Forma Number 0000001’ instead of ‘Sales Order Number 000001’
Our shop is setup for credit card payment and so will not allow an order to be processed without card payment.
I guess the solution for this is a custom payment method called ‘ProForma’ that sets the Order into the pending status.
(Maybe this could be hidden in frontend)
You can edit a sales order but it creates a new order with a ‘-1’ post fix but this could then have the correct payment added.
i can also see lots of Quotation Extensions that can be converted into orders but they are as much as ÃÂ£600.....
any better ideas ?