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Posted on 2008-09-29
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Hi,

I have a VB script that needs to be modified.

The script is supposed to get the sum of price and shipping from several sellers on Amazon and re-price my item against the smallest sum.

See below the portion that has to be modified.  

There is a lists the properties and methods available that I can provide .

Thanks,
akiles

' Find the lowest seller that is not me

    '

    LowSeller = ""

    For i = 0 To .sellerspassed - 1

        If .sellername(i) <> .mynickname Then

            LowSellerPrice = .sellerprice(i)

            LowSeller = .sellername(i)

            Exit For

        End If

    Next

    If LowSeller <> "" Then

         ' Deal with at least one seller found

        If InStr(1,Sellers,LowSeller & ";", vbTextCompare) <> 0 Then

            '

            ' Find the seller in the array

            '

            LowSellerArray = Split(Sellers, ";")

            LowShipCostArray = Split(ShipCosts, ";")

            ' Verify that arrays are correct size

            If UBound(LowSellerArray) <> UBound(LowShipCostArray) Then

                MSGBox "Array elements are different - " & UBound(LowSellerArray) & "\" & UBound(LowShipCostArray)

                MSGBox Sellers

                MSGBox ShipCosts

                Exit Function

            End If

            

            LowShipCost = -1

            For i = LBound(LowSellerArray) To UBound(LowSellerArray)

                If StrComp(LowSeller, LowSellerArray(i), vbTextCompare) = 0 Then

                    LowShipCost = LowShipCostArray(i)

                    Exit For

                End If

            Next

            If LowShipCost = -1 Then

                MSGBox "Unable to locate " & LowSeller & " seller in array"

                MSGBox Sellers

                MSGBox ShipCosts

                Exit Function

            End If

            

        Else

            ' Use the default ship cost

            LowShipCost = DefaultShipCost

        End If

        

        '

        ' Do the arithmetic to calculate price

        '

        .myprice = LowSellerPrice + LowShipCost - MyShipCost - 0.01

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by:KUBIS
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Your "problem" is in wrong if case. In your case your lowest price is the first price, that is different from your nick name. It should be like this:
    LowSeller = ""

    LowSellerPrice = .sellerprice(0)*5 ' for comapare ony, it should be big enough 

    For i = 0 To .sellerspassed - 1

        IF i=0 then 

        If .sellername(i) <> .mynickname Then

            if .sellerprice(i)<LowSellerPrice then 'lets compare

              LowSellerPrice = .sellerprice(i)

              LowSeller = .sellername(i)

              Exit For

            endif

        End If

    Next i

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KUBIS earned 500 total points
ID: 22605197
Ups . delete line 4
right way

hope it helps.



    LowSeller = ""

    LowSellerPrice = .sellerprice(0)*5 

    For i = 0 To .sellerspassed - 1

        If .sellername(i) <> .mynickname Then

            if .sellerprice(i)<LowSellerPrice then 'lets compare

              LowSellerPrice = .sellerprice(i)

              LowSeller = .sellername(i)

              Exit For

            endif

        End If

    Next i

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by:akiles99
ID: 22605222
Hi sorry ,

I forget to delete this question.Anyway i will grade it.

The help i need is:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Visual_Basic/Q_23774357.html

Same as this but the needs u can check there.

Please help me on this.

Thanks,
akiles
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