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User interface

  • Screens of the user interface
  • Touch-screen and keyboard

Basic concepts

  • Departments
  • Terminals
  • Users & user roles
  • Work periods
  • Tickets & orders
  • The POS menu
    • Products & product categories
    • Menus
    • Recipes
    • Product modifiers
    • Setting up Printers
    • Printer Templates

Quick-start: setting up a (very basic) POS configuration

Advanced concepts

Customizing your POS system

  • Setting up the structure of your POS
    • setting up a department/warehouse structure
    • setting up entities for your needs (Tables, Customers, Deliverers, Partners etc)
    • Setting up a workflow with states
  • Restricting parts of the system
    • disabling features in general
    • restricting features based on user roles
    • restricting features based on departments, terminals, product groups, etc
  • Further securing your system
  • Using cash drawers
  • Using cards and card swipers
    • using cards to identify customers, users, products, etc
    • using cards to make payments
  • Creating a kitchen display
  • Setting up the system for discounting, promotions, etc:
    • Discounts
    • Coupons
    • Gift certificates
    • Membership cards
    • Loyalty/fidelity system
    • Happy hour
    • Package deals
  • Making your system multilingual
  • Fraud detection



Welcome to SambaPOS V5 Documentation

Sambapos is a POS software designed for Restaurants. On this website you can find detailed information about installation, basic setup and advanced customization. You can navigate though pages from left sidebar or trace links located on top.

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en/start.txt · Last modified: 2016/11/17 14:58 (external edit)