- Adding User
Administration Menu > Maintenance > Users > Press + button on toolbar > Enter a user name in Name field > Press on the PIN button > Enter a new PIN for the user > OK > Repeat the new PIN > OK > Enter employee card number in the Card field or generate it by pressing icon (optional) > Choose a role from the Role drop down > Press the flash drive button to select a user image from the flash drive (optional) > Save.
- Disabling User
Administration Menu > Maintenance > Users > Select the user from the list on left side > Uncheck the Visible checkbox > Save.
Changing user password
Administration Menu > Maintenance > Users > Select the user from the list on left side > Press the PIN button > Enter a new PIN for the user > OK > Repeat the new PIN > OK > Save.
Administrator role is the role having full privileges. For creating new roles you can copy paste lines from Administrator role to the new role.
Administration Menu > Maintenance > Roles > Press + button on toolbar > Enter a role name in Name field > In the text area enter the class names allowed for the role > Save.
Disabling/enabling permission in a role
Administration Menu > Maintenance > Roles > Select role from the list on left side > Remove the lines having concerned class name to disable permission for it > Save.
Administration Menu > Maintenance > Roles > Select role from the list on left side > Add the lines having concerned class name to enable permission for it > Save.
Backup and restore
Connect flash drive to the system > Administration Menu > Maintenance > Backup > OK to confirm that you have connected flash drive > Wait until the backup completed message come.
- Restore Backup
Connect flash drive to the system > Administration Menu > Maintenance > Restore > OK to confirm that you have connected flash drive > Select the backup file from the flash drive > OK and wait until the restore completed message come.
- Restore SQL script
Connect flash drive to the system > Administration Menu > Maintenance > Restore > OK to confirm that you have connected flash drive > Select the script file with .sql extension from the flash drive > OK and wait until the restore completed message come.
This option is executed whenever the customer wants to the reset only the transaction details to the initial setup. This will delete the history of information such as Payments, Receipts, Tickets, Calls etc.
Main Menu > Maintenance > Delete Transactions > OK.
Note: The information will be deleted permanently and cannot be retrieved!
This is executed to reset the entire POS system along with the transaction details.
Main Menu > Maintenance > Reset System > OK.
Note: The information will be deleted permanently and cannot be retrieved
You can update the version and access the latest features of the Saleculator by executing this option.
Main Menu > Maintenance > Update System > Yes
You can update it online or by using the flash drive
You can issue SQL commands directly to the database. Be very careful while doing this as it might cause a loss of data. As a precaution, take a backup before issuing any SQL commands. You can see the tables and columns of the database in the window. Make sure you are using the correct table and column for the command you are issuing.
Administration menu > Maintenance > Execute SQL > Type the SQL command in the text area > Press the execute button.
Advanced configurations can be made editing resources under Administration menu > Maintenance > Resources.
Changes like receipt format, scripting what to do when a certain event occur, enable/disable payment methods are a few to list that can be changed using resources.
To set up any hardware you need to go under System menu Configuration. In the section System, configure the parameters of hardware devices connected. All these settings are stored locally in each terminal and each system stores its own configuration. Below are the different configurations and their functions.
1. Database configuration:
These settings are changed only when multiple terminals are connected to a single server. Set the URL with the IP of the database server you want to connect with. The default database user is “root” and the password is “password”.
2. System configuration:
Name: It is the name of the POS terminal to identify operations from other POS terminals. If multiple terminals are given the same name, all the terminals will be sharing the same close cash sequence. That means, doing close cash in one terminal closes cash of all other terminals having the same name.
Skin: It is the list of themes available to change the look and feel of the system.
Screen: Sets if the application should be in full screen or just in window mode.
Font: Sets the font type
Style: Sets the font style (Bold or Plain)
Size: Sets the size of the font
Billing mode: Sets in which mode the terminal is operated. Following operations are available;
Standard: allows to have several opened bills that are shared between all terminals and that can be closed in any order. Normally used for supermarkets, groceries, showrooms, etc.,
Restaurant: allows assigning receipts to tables. Used for restaurants.
Delivery: handles delivery orders with Telephone Caller Id and driver support. Used for managing telephone orders and driver droppings.
Simple: allows to edit only one bill at a time in one terminal, if you want to start a new bill you have to close the current bill first. Also, bills cannot be shared between POS terminals.
3. Peripherals configuration:
Customer Display: Sets the way how a customer should see the operations and status in the current bill like last ordered item, prices, and total amount. Use the options Window if you have a monitor facing the customer.
Printer: It is the main receipt printer. Choose one of the printers available from the drop-down. The generic printer can be used for plain printing without any formatting. The screen can be used to redirect the print to the screen. Following printer modes are available; Serial: Data is sent serially to the printer. Set the port, to which the printer is connected File: Data is sent to the printer as a file. Network: Choose this mode if the connected printer is a network printer. For print, set the IP of the printer, i.e. 192.168.1.51. If a port has to be mentioned, set the IP like 192.168.1.51:9200
Printer 2, 3, etc., These are additional printers that could print something additional i.e. an order in a kitchen.
Note: More printers can be added by directly editing the configuration file.
Scale: Sets scales to weigh the products. If you don’t have a weighing machine connected to the system and still want to handle scalable items, use the options screen or use weight embedded barcodes.
Scanner: Sets a ScanPal/PDT to bulk import stock movements.
Reports Printer: It is the system printer used to print reports.
Caller ID: It is for interfacing caller ID devices. Set the vendor and product code of the device used. When multiple terminals with caller ID devices are connected, give different device numbers in the Device field to keep the calls not shared between terminals. If the Caller ID Device number is given the same for multiple terminals, all incoming calls will be shared between terminals.
4. Email configuration:
This section is used for email configuration for sending reports.
Enter host address, port, from an email address, password of from email address, and send to email address. Comma-separated email IDs can be given in Send To, for sending reports to multiple addresses.
5. Locale configuration:
This section is used for changing the system locale and formatting different values like currency, date, etc.,
Change local to set the system into a different language.
The user input language can be changed using a key combination of Alt(Alt key at the left side of the keyboard)+Shift(Shift key at the right side of the keyboard).
6. Payment configuration:
This section is used for configuring a magnetic card reader. Use different options depending on the MSR. Choose the payment gateway depending on the payment processing method.