Menus & Inventory -> Sales Items
We are finally ready to create a list of Sale items. This list is often called the Skew and represents all of the items sold from the store. As in previous screens,  a list of items is presented on the left side of the screen and attributes for an item is on the right. In addition a sale item can have a list of modifiers that can modify basic item information. Modifiers will be described at the end of this section.

Add: Used to add a new Sale code. Press the "Add" button and enter a number from 1 to 99999 in the  number field.  Enter or Select options from the following fields;


Taxes Charges Inventory Printing Assembly Resource Save: Used to record your changes from an "Add" or Edit" mode.

Edit: Used to change Sales information. Select a Sales item from the  list and press "Edit". Change the information as required and press Save to record your changes.

Modifiers: Used to access the modifier list for the current sales code.

Test Modifiers: Used to display the modifier list as it would appear at the POS.

Delete: Used to remove a Sale code from the list. Select a Sales item from the list and press "Delete". You will be prompted to confirm your choice.

Rename: Used to renumber a Sales code. Select a Sales code  from the list and press "Rename". Enter the new Sales code in the number field and press RETURN to record the change.

Cancel: Used to deselect a Sales code from the list or to exit the "Add" or "Edit" mode without recording any changes.

Move: At the time of writing this option was not available.

Search: Used to find an item in the lists. Enter some information in the line below the search button and press Enter. The system will look through the list and highlight the firsts occurrence of you search. Press "Search" again to keep searching through the list or "Cancel" to stop.

Read UPC: UPC is an acronym for "Unified Product Code". These codes are use to uniquely identify a products manufacturer and type. This number is often accompanied with a bar code. Press this button to enter the Read UPC mode which allows these numbers to be entered for a Sales item using a bar code scanner.  Highlight the Sales code you want to reference and Scan the the bar code from the product label.
The number will be recorded to the currently selected sales item. To exit this mode, simply press the "Read UPC" button again.

Test Data: Since sales items and their modifiers can be complicated to setup, we provide a secondary set of data that can be used to experiment, without affecting your final list of Sales Items. Press this button to enter the Test Data mode. Any changes you make from this point on will not affect your stores sales list. The system provides an initial list of test data. This list is provided to demonstrate the features available from modifiers. To exit this mode simply press the test data button again.

Step: When creating a new list of sales items the system will assume a new Sale code number t o be either the current number plus the value of the step number or the last number in the list plus the step number. You can change this value by pressing the arrows to the left or right of the step number.

Options: This button presents a list of operations that can be performed on the Sales list. They are as follows;

Reports: This option presents a list of reports that can be printed.

Costing: This area prints costing information for the currently selected item.


Modifiers are used to;

Modifiers are one of the premier features of the Dine-Amix POS system. The following describes the steps necessary to configure modifiers. See the Tutorial at the end of this section for examples of their use.

Before we describe the attributes or values of modifiers, we will first discuss manipulating the modifiers list. 

Modifier List


Modifiers have a number of attributes that affect their operation view and function. They are as follows;

Modifier Description

Modifier Inventory Modifier Display Modifier Printing