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POS Button Editor

The POS Button Editor is a utility designed to simplify the process of customizing your POS panels and buttons. Located in the settings section of the action module, managing your panels and buttons has been centralized with function descriptions and button preview so you can fully understand what you are building and how it will look before saving.

With a corporate interface, the POS Button Editor enables you the ability to build and manage your panels and buttons from a central location while having the satellite stores/terminals download your creation!


  1. Access the POS Button Editor via the settingssection of the actions module.
  2. Once chosen, the panel selection list will open.
    Panels are the groupings of buttons your cashiers will utilize.
    To edit an existing panel, highlight then choose the edit button.
    To create a new panel, choose the new button.

Creating a New Panel

  1. From the panel list window, choose new.
  2. Enter the name of the new panel.
  3. Button Types are the visual appearance of buttons.This has no effect on function.
    Flat is the default style.
  4. Copy From Another Panel allows you to create anew panel based on an existing panel setup.
  5. Choose Save when you are ready to proceed.
  6. Once saved, the new panel will populate theprevious panel selection list.

Edit a New/Existing Panel

  1. From the panel list window, highlight theapplicable panel.
  2. Choose the edit button.

    delete will remove the highlighted panel and its buttons.
    A confirmation message will prompt to confirm panel deletion.

  3. An editable version of the panel will open.

    Edit Button – If an existing button is highlighted, will open the editor section.
    If a grey “blank” box is highlighted,, will open the editor section for a new button.
    Move Button – Highlight a button then choose the Move Button option. Choose the new location on the panel grid for the highlighted button.
    Delete Button – Highlight a button then choose Delete Button to remove existing buttons.
    Save Panel – Will save the current panel setup. If not chosen after button editing, you will be prompted to save before closing.

    Close – Closes the panel editor.
  4. Choose the location for your new button.

    shown in the example to the right as a yellow highlight
  5. Choose the Edit Button option.
  6. This will open the BUTTON DETAILS window.


    • button type – choose the button function
    • button size – 1, 2, or 4 grey squares in size
    • caption – text on button
    • caption size – size of text on button
    • background – button shape and color
    • glyph – reference icon on button
    • Manage Override Required – check for buttonsyou wish to require a manager to approvefunction.
    • register display – after function completion,remains on current panel or changes to subtotal
    • go to panel – after function is completed,changes to entered panel
    • tender type –choose from available tenders ifthis is a tender button
    • Button Information – description of thefunction of the button type
    • button preview – visual preview of new button
  7. Enter the applicable details for your new button.
  8. Choose the update option when you are ready toproceed.

    The example to the right demonstrates the structure of an Item Lookup button.
  9. Once update is chosen, you will be returned to theeditable panel view with the addition of your newbutton.
  10. From here you can choose to edit, move, or deletebuttons.
  11. Choose Save Panel when you have finished withbutton editing
  12. You will be returned to the panel selection list aftercompletion of saving.

    From here you can continue editing panels and buttons or choose the cancel button to return to the actions module to begin using your new button(s) via the POS!

Creating a Sell Item(s) Button 

Buttons like the Sell Item and Open Department allow for single or multiple choice functions.
When these buttons are picked in the POS, they will open a window displaying the available applied options.

Sell Item Button

  1. Choose the arrow to open the Sell Items and items selected menus.
  2. From the Sell Item menu, filter by description orUPC, then check the item(s) you wish this button torepresent.
    • Choose add
  3. Confirm in the items selected menu the correctentries, then press save.
    • Choose update when finished with button setup.

 

Creating an Open Department(s) Button

Buttons like the Sell Item and Open Department allow for single or multiple choice functions.
When these buttons are picked in the POS, they will open a window displaying the available applied options.

Open Department Button

  1. Choose the arrow to open the Open Department menu.
  2. From the Open Department menu, filter by checkthe department(s) you wish this button to display.
    • Confirm in the Select Departments menu the correctentries
  3. Choose the save button.
    • Choose update when finished with button setup.