I want to print different invoices, which aren't printed out with all data. Like the color. I see the product is deleted from Magento.

Is there any way to fix this?



<td><?php echo $_product->getAttributeText('color'); ?></td>
<td><?php echo $_product->getAttributeText('size'); ?></td>

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I tried following:

  1. Created product
  2. Created order, invoice
  3. Deleted created product
  4. Printed PDF invoice.

Product name exist in PDF invoice. Could you tell what exactly disappeared?


I'm not sure but I think it's impossible. When magento build invice - it takes data from sales_flat_invoice_item table. This table contain only two fields, related to the product: SKU and name (these fields exists in invoice table). Method getAttributeText($attributeCode) belongs to catalog/product model and the value is getting from there:

class Mage_Catalog_Model_Product extends Mage_Catalog_Model_Abstract
    public function getAttributeText($attributeCode)
        return $this->getResource()

As product doesn't exist anymore - its impossible.

  • The color of the product is the first thing that doesn't show up, and all other data of the invoice after the first data missing.
    – John
    Commented Apr 13, 2015 at 19:09
  • Maybe you have some customization? Could you attach 2 screenshots? 1 with existing and 1 with non-existing product.
    – zhartaunik
    Commented Apr 13, 2015 at 19:34
  • I have found the problem, in my invoice.phtml file, it refers to the product to retreive the attributes. I have edited my post. Is there any way to retrieve this from the order?
    – John
    Commented Apr 13, 2015 at 20:05

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