Printer Settings (OPOS)

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To define settings for a printer with an OPOS connection:

  1. From the Peripheral Type dropdown, select Printer.

  2. From the Peripheral Schema dropdown, select Printer.

  3. From the Connection Type dropdown, select OPOS.

  4. Select Continue.

  5. Locate the Peripheral Type section.

    • Set the Active toggle to Active if the device record is available for use at the site.

    • Multi-site users: To the right of the field, select the globe icon to define values for each site.

  6. Locate the Peripheral Configuration section.

    • In the Peripheral Name field, type a name for the printer.

    • From the Printer Type dropdown, select the type of printer: Receipt or Kitchen.

    • From the Vendor dropdown, select the vendor for the device.

    • From the Model dropdown, select the device model.

    • From the Cutting Option dropdown, select the method to cut the printer paper.

      • Full Cut - Cut the paper fully and detach it from the roll.

      • Partial Cut - Cut the paper partially to enable the user to pull it from the roll.

      • Tear Bar - The operator detaches the paper from the roll using the physical tear bar attached to the printer.

    • Toggle Label Printer to Yes if the printer has the capability to print sticky (adhesive) labels.

  7. Locate the Connection Configuration section.

    • In the Logical Name field, identify the name of the file that is linked to the physical device name. The file name specifies the address and physical connection of the device to the system.

    • In the Host Name field, type the name of the host associated with the device.

    • In the Port field, type the port number that is used to connect to the device.

  8. From the menu pane on the left, select Printer Options.

  9. From thePrint Template section, select the formatting template for print jobs:

    • Select Add Set.

    • From the Print Template Set Options window, select +Add Template.

    • From the Print Templates dropdown, select the template.

    • Select Save & Close.

  10. From the Backup Printers section, select the backup printers to use in the event this printer is unavailable.

    • Select Add Set.

    • From the Backup Printer Set Options window, select +Add Backup Printer.

    • From the Backup Printer dropdown, select the printer.

    • Select additional printers as needed.

    • Select and drag the control to the left of the listed printers to sort them in the desired sequence.

    • Select Save & Close.

  11. From the Routing Categories section, assign kitchen routing categories to the printer (This section is only available for kitchen printers):

    • Select Add Set.

    • From the Routing Categories dropdown, select one or more categories. Order items assigned to the same categories are routed to this printer. If no categories are selected, ALL order items are routed to this printer.

    • Select Save & Close.

  12. From the Preferred Terminal Assignment section, select the POS terminals to associate with this printer:

    • Select Add Set.

    • From the Preferred Terminal Assignment Set Options window, select Add Preferred Terminal.

    • From the Preferred Terminal dropdown, select the terminal.

    • Select additional terminals as needed.

    • Select and drag the control to the left of the listed terminals to sort them in the desired sequence.

    • Select Save & Close.