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How can I show a "Not enough product at hand" warning when trying to sell products with a forecasted inventory (incoming products)?

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Fermin Arellano
on 1/6/15, 1:16 AM 1,043 views

This is the scenario:

I have a product "hammer", which I have the following inventory (At hand: 7 units, Forecasted: 7 units). 

So a client comes in asking for 5 hammers, the salesman makes the sales order and the client goes to the cashier and gets his invoice. He thens gets delivered his 5 hammers and leaves. 

That transaction would leave my inventory as follows (At hand: 2 units, Forecasted: 2 Units).

Now Im gonna make a purchase order for 5 hammers. I confirm my purchase order and my supplier is going to send the products on 15 days.

That transaction would leave my inventory as follows (At hand: 2 units, Forecasted: 7 Units).

Then a new client walks in on a date previous to the arrival of my new batch of hammers and he tries to buy 5 hammers. When the salesman add the 5 hammers in the Sales Orders no warning shows up telling him he is trying to sell 5 hammers when he only has 2 at hand. But if I try to sell more than 7 hammers, which is my forecasted inventory, a warning does show up. 

Is this a bug, or is it easily configurable so that the "not enough product at hand" warning shows up when trying to sell more products than the ones at hand and not the forecasted one. 

I forgot to mention that we are a brick and mortar store, we dont sell anything online.

Fermin Arellano
on 1/15/15, 2:44 PM
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Baiju KS
On 1/6/15, 3:10 AM

Hi Arellano, We can block the sale (if quantity is not available) by following process:-
we can do some customizations in sale module to achive that change, For that you need to inherit the product_id_change_with_wh function and override to meet our new requirement.

In our function we have to give checking for quantity and block sale if quantity if not available. I have done this for one of my client. For any queries contact : baijuks@hotmail.com

 

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Ivan
On 1/6/15, 3:00 AM

In v7 the warning is controlled by the code in addons/sale_stock/sale_stock.py (line 622-629 or thereabout).  It does compare the sold quantity with virtual_available attribute of the product which takes Forecasted quantity into account.  If you want to change the warning, you need to inherit this method and change the logic.

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Asked: 1/6/15, 1:16 AM
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Last updated: 3/16/15, 8:10 AM