Printer Settings (OPOS)

To define settings for a printer with an OPOS connection:

Xenial PortalData ManagementOrdering SettingsHardwarePeripherals

  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: Select the globe icon located to the right of the field 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 associated with 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.

  7. Locate the Connection Configuration section.

    • In the Logical Name field, identify 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. Select Printer Options from the pane on the left.

  9. Locate the Print 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 desired template.

      • The dropdown list is populated with the records created using the Receipt Templates editor, which is accessible from the Ordering Settings > Settings > Receipts menu in Data Management.

    • Select Save & Close to save the template selections and close the Print Template Set Options window.

  10. Locate the Backup Printers section. Select the printers to use as backups 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 desired 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 to save the printer selections and close the Backup Printer Set Options window.

  11. Locate the Routing Categories section (This section is only available when configuring a kitchen printer). Assign kitchen routing categories to the printer.

    • 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 to save the category selections and close the Routing Categories Set Options window.

  12. Locate the Preferred Terminal Assignment section. Select the preferred ordering 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 desired 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 to save the terminal selections and close the Preferred Terminal Assignment Set Options window.