How Do I Set Up Item Modifiers?

Item modifiers are used to alter a basic item at the POS. They are commonly used in food areas, for example cooking instructions, sauces, and so on. This example shows how to add some cooking instructions to an item.

Pre-requisites:

Items.

1

Select the Items task from the Main Menu.

2

Start the Modifiers option from the Items menu.

3

Press the New button.
A new modifier is added with a unique number.

4

In the Description option, enter 'COOKING INSTRUCTIONS'.

5

Select 'Zero or More' from the # of Modifiers option.

6

Press the New button btnSmallNew.gif (1125 bytes) to add a new line to the modifiers grid.

7

In the Sequence field enter 1.

8

Move to the Description field and enter 'RARE'.

9

Press the Save button.

10

Repeat steps 6-9 until finished.

11

Press the Close button. button_close.gif (1427 bytes)

12

You have now created cooking instructions. Now we want to add these to an item.

13

Start the Items task.

14

Find the item you want to add the modifier to (press the Items button to start the search).

Use IPN or Description to narrow the search.

15

Select the Modifiers tab. This displays a window that shows the modifiers added to this item.

16

Press the New button btnSmallNew.gif (1125 bytes) to add a new line.

17

In the Sequence field, enter a sequence number, for example 10. If you have multiple modifiers for this item, the POS displays them in the order specified by this field.

18

Move to the Modifier# field and press the  button. Find the modifier you just added above and press the Select button. The modifier number is added to the Modifier# field automatically.

19

You could add other sets of modifiers to this item by repeating steps 16-18.

20

Press the Save button to close the Modifiers window.

21

Press the Close button to close the Items window.

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