StoreTender Online  Version 8  ©2015,  Aloha Data Systems, Inc.

Messages (Main Menu / Setup / Register / Display / Messages)

 

 

Overview

 

The Messages form allows creating text messages to appear on the customer display.

 

Actions

 

Find - Selects and displays a message (see Find Dialog)

 

          New - Adds a new message.

 

Edit - Edits the current message.

 

Delete - Permanently deletes the current message.

 

Save - Saves changes to the current message.

 

Cancel - Cancels the current operation.

 

Close - Closes the Messages form.

 

Keys - Displays the on-screen keyboard (see On-Screen Keyboard).

 

Help - Displays the help menu (see Help Menu).

 

Tool Tips - Hover the mouse cursor over any field descriptor to display a brief description.

 

Fields

 

Message Number - The Message Number is the primary lookup for a message and must be a unique number between 1 and 99.

 

                    This is a required field.

 

          Active - The Active check box controls whether or not the message displays at the point of sale.

 

Text - The Text field can contain both letters and numbers and can be up to 32767 characters in length.

 

Example:

 

Thank You. Please come back soon.

 

Display Event - There are three different event that can be paired with messages. They are:

 

While Idle

During Transaction

After Transaction

 

          Examples of Event / Message

 

Idle / Welcome to ABC Foods

During / Thank you for shopping with us!

After / Thank You. Come Back Soon! 

 

Check the type of event you want the message to correspond with.

 

Duration - Use the numeric up/down control to select a duration between 1 and 60 seconds the message should remain visible.

 

Display Order - The Display Order controls the order the messages display.