Filtered Search Operation

 

Touch > Filtered Search (#107) POS Key

 

Description

 

Used to search for Products. Alternatively use the SwiftPOS Touch Search button.

 

To Be Considered

 

  1. If required, restricting access to this POS Key can be managed by Clerk Security.
  2. For Filtered Search POS Key setup information ...
  3. You can set the number of records that are returned here. Default is 50 records.
  4. The wildcard for searching is the "%" symbol. If you want to search for "Coke" and "ml" anywhere in the search then you can enter "Coke%ml" to find all the different sizes of Coke.

 


Pre-Requisites

 

  1. Ensure the Function Filtered Search POS Key is added to the appropriate Layout using the Keyboard Designer.
  2. Multiple Filtered Search POS Keys can be added to a keyboard and each can be preset to a search Categories/Product Groups/Families only. For example, one to search the Category Alcoholic Beverage, and one to search the Family Breads.

 

Example of a  Filtered Search POS Key preset to search the Family Drinks. For more information ...

 


Operation

 

To display/print a list of the Blackboard Specials or Specials of the Day at a SwiftPOS Touch terminal, do as follows:

 

  1. At the SwiftPOS Touch terminal, select the Filtered Search POS Key.
  2. If no Filtered Search POS Key Settings are set (ie. the default settings are being used), then the following screen is displayed:

 

Select one of the searches listed.


  1. Depending on the search selected above, either a Category/Product Group/Family Search screen will be displayed, from which a further filter selection can be made.
  2. Once all filters have been selected a screen will be displayed displaying all the Products returned by the search. Below is an example of the results of a filtered search based on the Family Breads.

 

Blackboard Specials / Specials of the Day

 

Description

 

Used to display/print the Specials of the day.

 

To Be Considered

 

  1. If required, restricting access to this POS Key can be managed by Clerk Security.
  2. For Filtered Search POS Key setup information ...

 


Pre-Requisites

 

  1. Create a Chefs Specials or Specials of the Day captioned POS Key using the Function Filtered Search POS Key, and add it to the appropriate Layout using the Keyboard Designer.
  2. Create a Family called Chef Specials or Specials of the Day and move Products in and out of this Family as required.

 


Operation

 

To display/print a list of the Blackboard Specials or Specials of the Day at a SwiftPOS Touch terminal, do as follows:

 

  1. Select the Blackboard Specials or Specials of the Day captioned POS Key (created above).
  2. The Products assigned to the Family will be displayed, as seen below:


  1. Select the Print button on the right to print all the Products and their Notes that are on special. An example of which can be seen below:

 

Filtered Search POS Key Settings

 

Description

 

During keyboard setup a Filtered Search POS Key can be configured to limit a Product search to either a Category, Product Group or Family.

 

 

This screen is accessed from here.

 

  • Category - Select from the drop down list of Categories, to limit the Products searched to the Category selected.
  • Group - Select from the drop down list of Product Groups, to limit the Products searched to the Product Group selected.
  • Family - Select from the drop down list of Families, to limit the Products searched to the Family selected.
  • Sorting - Select from one of the following:

    • Default Sorting
    • Sort by PLU
    • Sort by Description


  • Exclude Keyboard - Select to ensure that when the Search screen is displayed at the SwiftPOS Touch terminal, the qwerty keyboard is not displayed at the bottom of the screen.

 


Related Topics

 

  1. POS Configuration Index
  2. POS Operation
  3. POS Operation Index
  4. POS Touch Toolbar and Tools
  5. Terminal Settings