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How to Include Installation/Usage Instructions of a Product in a Packing Slip

The plugin Print Invoice, Packing Slip, Delivery Note & Label Plugin for WooCommerce enables you to generate different types of shipping documents. Packing Slip, being one among them confers the itemized list of products. Packing slip can be generated in different types based on packaging type and so on.

This extended plugin allows you to include additional order meta or product meta information loaded by other third party plugins very easily. Certain products may require to have its installation/usage instructions to be embedded within the packing slip. These installation/usage instructions can be added as additional attribute or metadata into the required document.

Let us see how additional product informations like usage instruction is included in the packing slip using our plugin. For example, consider a custom meta field (instruction) of a product (T-shirt) as shown below:

Product custom attribute

To add this product attribute into the packing slip:

  • Install PDF Invoices and Packing Slips plugin for WooCommerce on your store site.
  • Go to Invoice/ Packing List.
  • Click on the Packing slip. By default, the general settings window appears.
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Packing Slip-General

From the general settings for packing slip, choose Product Attributes.

Product Attributes: Select the product attribute to get them displayed beneath the respective product in the packing slip. One add and edit the attributes.

We can insert an additional product attribute with Field name Instructions and meta key as given in the custom product attribute field as shown below.

Add product attributes

Add the custom attribute as shown below:

Add product attributes-Instructions

On updating these settings, you will be able to generate the packing slip by including this additional product attribute. The packing slip will be as shown below:

Packing slip with product attributes
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