POS configuration

POS configuration settings determine operating conditions for the Active POS application. To view them in the POS Configuration list, choose Setup : POS Configuration from the Network menu. Each inventory location has its own settings; you can change these by opening the corresponding record in the POS Configuration Data Entry dialog.

POS Clear Cache Note that changes in POS configuration donʼt take effect until the following day. Users of Active POS can apply them immediately by clicking Clear Cache on the POS login screen.

The General tab

POS Configuration--General

Description: Should include the name of the location.

Location: Choose the location that the configuration applies to.


The Options tab

POS Configuration--Options

More Options

POS Configuration--More OptionsIn the Where Clause fields, you can define the SQL queries that determine how Active POS searches for Inventory, Order History items, Pending Orders, Tip Orders, and Pickup Orders.

Customer Lookup Where Clause:

Writing these statements requires knowledge of SQL. The column names (e.g., 'PICKUPLOCATION') are those used in the database; to find them, use a Search dialog in the corresponding table to create a search for the field you want, then click the “Display Search in Search Language” icon to see the details of the SQL query.

Item Detail CSS File:

Merchant: When checked, permits Active POS users to assign a specific Merchant record to the POS location; used primarily to denote a particular payment processor. If this field is empty, the system will use the Merchant with the Type 'Owner.'


Related topics:

Active POS

POS configuration

Managing cash drawers

Changing POS settings

Enabling wholesale operations

Time clock and work schedules