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Kitchen Printer Free Text

Kitchen Printer Free Text

Available in Beacon version 3.0.8.x onwards

The Kitchen Printer Free Text functionality allows a POS Operator to enter free text (up to 90 characters) against pre-determined Kitchen Items.   This can be used either alongside or instead of the Addable / Removable function to enhance communication between the POS and the Kitchen Staff.

This free text entry then prints out on a Kitchen Printer (or local POS Printer that has been set up to also be utilised as a kitchen printer).

The Back Office (or Head Office in the case of an MSO) user controls which Stock Items the Kitchen Printer Free Text option is available to through two tick box options in your Stock Change screen and can be utilised in two ways.

Tick Box 1 - Free Text 
When this option is ticked you are able to press the Free Text button and enter Free Text against this item (must be selected against all items that utilise Free Text)

Tick Box 2 - Auto Free Text
When this option is ticked the Free Text entry will pop up automatically when the stock item is selected on the POS

In the below example you can see a combination of using the Addable/Removable function alongside the Free Text option.

Free Text KP Docket example 2

Requirements to use this feature:
- Minimum Beacon Version of 3.0.8.1 onwards
- You must have a kitchen printer set up, this could be a remote kitchen printer or using your local POS printer as a kitchen printer
- The functionality only works for 'Kitchen Items', it will not work for a standard item like a 600ml Coke

Setting up this feature:

Option 1: You already have a functioning Kitchen Printer and Kitchen Items at site please contact us for the Support Note
We will forward you the support note and log a ticket with Support to create the button for you, please contact us on the details below:

Ph: (03) 8807 9989 ext 3
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Option 2: You need a Kitchen Printer and/or Kitchen Items set up at your site
You will need a quote from our team to set this up for you, please call or email our team via the contact details below:

Ph: (03) 8807 9989 ext 3
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

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