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            Build Version 2.1.10 (1.3) - Release Notes

            VIDEO OVERVIEW



            BACK OFFICE AND IPAD

            Cash Discount Program

            •  The Cash Discount Program is a way for the store owner to offset some or all the current merchant service fees without increasing overall rates. It is a method of implementing a service fee to all customers, while giving a discount to those who pay with cash.
            •  Reference: Linga_Cash Discount Program
            • Video: How to Create a Cash Discount in Linga POS

            Duplicate IP

            •  Currently, the IP address of the Kitchen Printer is unique. [Back Office > Settings > Printer Configuration > New Kitchen Printer]
            •  In the new implementation, the IP address of the Kitchen Printer can be duplicated.
            •  In the iPad, the kitchen receipt is printed according to the configuration in the Back Office.
            •  Note: The above change is applicable only for the ‘Printer’ and not for ‘KDS’.

            Printer font changes

            •  When the user selects the option Medium in the ‘Font Size’, a new drop-down field Font Style will be displayed
            • adjacent to the field ‘Font Size’.
            •  The following values will be displayed in the field ‘Font Style’ – Normal, 2 Height, Sans-serif.
            •  The user will be allowed to select any one of the options.
            •  The font of the kitchen print in the preview will be changed based on the selection of the font style.
            •  When clicked on the Update Template button, the changes will be saved.
            •  Finally, the user clicks on the Publish option to reflect the changes in the iPad.
            •  In the iPad, the kitchen receipt is printed according to the configuration in the Back Office.
            •  Note: The above changes are applicable only for the kitchen receipt only.
            • Video: Exploring New Printer Features

            Printer Quantity in front

            • A new toggle field Print quantity before the menu name will be displayed in the Kitchen Receipt Template screen in the Store settings in the Back Office. [Settings > Printer Configuration > Kitchen Receipt Template]
            •  By default, this field will be in disable mode.
            •  The user can be able to enable the field later.
            •  On enabling this field, the column Quantity will be displayed before the Menu Name in the Preview.
            •  When clicked on the Update Template button, the changes will be saved.
            •  Finally, the user clicks on the Publish option to reflect the changes in the iPad.
            •  In the iPad, the kitchen receipt is printed according to the configuration in the Back Office.
            •  Note: The above changes are applicable only for the kitchen receipt only.

            Display group

            •  We are introducing a new feature ‘Pricing Level’ where the store owner can configure different pricing levels for various service types and display group.
            •  Reference: Linga_Pricing Level.

            Revenue Center Configuration & Report

            • Revenue Center is distinctly identifiable department, division, or unit of a firm that generates revenue through sale and/or services. We are introducing a new feature in Linga back office Revenue Center Configuration so that the store owner/ manager will be able to view the sale report by Revenue Center.
            •  Reference:
              • Linga_Revenue Center Configuration
              • Linga_Day Part Configuration
              • Linga_Revenue Center Report

            ENHANCEMENT

            •  New column ‘Discount Tax’ is added in the Restaurant 365 Report.




            CASH DISCOUNT PROGRAM 


            INTRODUCTION

            The Cash Discount Program is a way for the store owner to offset some or all of the current merchant service fees without increasing overall rates. It is a method of implementing a service fee to all customers, while giving a discount to those who pay with cash.

            This document explains about the functionalities of Cash discount program.


            CHANGES IN THE BACK OFFICE

            Cash Discount

            •  A new tab Cash Discount is displayed in the store settings. [Settings >> Store >> Cash Discount]
            •  When the ‘Cash Discount’ tab is clicked, the following details will be displayed.
              • Fee Name
              • Cash Discount Name
              • Cash Discount Rate
              • The user will be able to choose either amount or percentage.
              • Also, the user will be able to give the value of the discount.
              • Save
                • All the details will be stored.

            CHANGES IN THE IPAD

            Order Screen

              •  Two new fields will be displayed in the Order screen.

                • Non-cash discount
                  • Displays the Fee name that is configured in the back office.
                  • The value will be calculated based on the amount/percentage given in the back office and the total in the Order screen.
                • Cash Discount
                  • Displays the Cash Discount name that is configured in the back office.
                  • The value will be displayed only when the payment is made through Cash/Fast Cash.
                  • It is the negative value of Non-Cash Discount.

              •  Value of Total will be If the payment is made other than the cash, then the Total = Total+ Non cash discount If partial payment has been made by cash, then the cash discount will be applied to the respective amount only
            For example, If the check amount is $10.00, out of which $5.00 payment is made by cash, then cash discount will be calculated only for this $5.00 only.

            The value should be displayed in the receipt print and in the table service print.

            Back Office


            Order Screen


            Receipt







            GROUP PRICING (PRICING LEVEL)


            INTRODUCTION

            We are introducing a new feature ‘Pricing Level’ where the store owner can configure different pricing levels for various service types and display group.

            CHANGES IN THE BACK OFFICE

            Create/Update Menu Item screen

            •  A new field Price Level Settings will be displayed.
            •  By default, the field ‘Price Level Settings’ will be in disable mode.
            •  The user can be able to enable the field ‘Price Level Settings’ later on.
            •  If the field ‘Price Level Settings’ is disabled, then the user should not be allowed to set the pricing for each serving size.
            •  If the field ‘Price Level Settings’ is enabled, then the user should be allowed to set the pricing for each serving size.
                  
            •  When the user clicks on the button, a new row will be created adjacent to the serving size.
              •  The value of Pricing Level should be incremented automatically.
              •  The user should be allowed to set the price of each pricing level.
            •  An option Delete should be displayed for each row of pricing level.
            •  When the user tries to delete a pricing level, the application should verify whether the respective price level has been configured in the Service Type and in Display Group.
              •  When the user tries to delete the pricing level and if it has been configured in the service type & display
              • group, an alert message needs to be saying that it will also affect in both the place. On the
              • confirmation, the respective price level will be service type & display group.
              •  When the user tries to delete the pricing level and if it has not been configured in the service type &
              • display group, the user should be allowed to delete the pricing level.
              • Note: The above-mentioned changes will also be implemented in the Retail Item screen too.

            Service Type

            •  A new navigation link Service Type will be displayed.
            •  In this screen, the user will be allowed to select the service type & their price levels.
                  
            •  When the user clicks on the button, a pop up New Service Type will be displayed.
                  
            •  Service Type – The user will be allowed to enter the service type.
            •  Pricing Level – The user will be allowed to select any one of the pricing levels.
            •  Cancel – The changes will be discarded.
            •  Save – All the details given in the screen will be saved and the details will be updated in the grid table.

            Display Groups

            •  An option Price Level will be displayed below the field ‘Menu Items’.
            •  The user will be allowed to select any one of the price level from the drop down.
                  
            •  On clicking the Save/Update button, all the details should be saved.
            •  On clicking the Cancel button, the changes should be discarded.
            • Note: When the user selects any one of the price levels to a display group, the respective price level will be applied to all the menu items available in the group.

            Changes in The iPad

            •  When a menu item is selected in the menu order screen, the application should verify the ‘Service Type’ and whether selected from ‘Display group’.
            •  Based upon the selection, the pricing will be displayed in the ‘Order’ screen.
            •  When the price level setting is only given in the Menu Item screen in the back office, then the price of the respective menu item will be displayed based on the ‘Service’ type chosen.
            •  When the price level setting is only given in the Display groups screen in the back office, then the pricing level of the ‘Display group’ will be applied to all the menu items.
            •  When the price level setting is given both in the ‘Menu Item’ screen and the ‘Display groups’ screen in the back office, then the pricing level of the ‘Display group’ will be applied to all the menu items.

            Limitations

            •  Price level settings is not applicable for modifiers.
            •  Price level settings will not be displayed on the Bulk Menu Update screen.
            •  When the user has selected price level in both ‘Menu item’ screen and in ‘Display group’ screen, the pricing level available in the display group will be taken as the HIGHEST PRIORITY.




            REVENUE CENTER CONFIGURATION

            INTRODUCTION

            Revenue Center is distinctly identifiable department, division, or unit of a firm that generates revenue through sale and/or services. We are introducing a new feature in Linga back office Revenue Center Configuration so that the store owner/ manager will be able to view the sale report by Revenue Center.

            CHANGES IN BACK OFFICE

            • A new tab Revenue Center Configuration will be added in the Settings screen. [Settings >> Store] 
            • When the user clicks on ‘Revenue Center Configuration’ tab, the screen displays the following details
              • ‘Revenue Center’ grid table
              • Add button

            •  Revenue Center’ grid table
              • It has the following columns – Revenue Center Name, Assigned Nodes, Controls
              • When the grid table does not have any data, a message ‘No records found’ will be displayed.
              • When the revenue center is added, the details will be updated in the grid table.
              • The column ‘Controls’ has the following options – Edit & Delete.
              • When the user clicks on ‘Edit’ option, the pop-up ‘Revenue Center’ will be displayed in edit mode.
              • When the user clicks on ‘Delete’ option, the respective revenue center will be deleted.

            •  Add button
              • When the user clicks on button, New Revenue Center pop-up will be displayed.
                • The ‘New Revenue Center’ pop-up will have the following details
                  •  Name of the Revenue Center
                  • It is a mandatory field.
                  • The user can give name to the Revenue Center

              •  Node ID
                •  It is a mandatory field.
                •  It should display all the nodes available in the store.
                •  The user can select multiple nodes.
                •  If the user has selected node in other revenue center, then the respective node should not be
                • displayed in the drop down.

              •  Cancel
                • When the user clicks on ‘Cancel’ button, the changes should be discarded, and the pop-up should be closed.

              •  Save
                • When the user clicks on the ‘Save’ button, the details should be saved, and the pop-up should be
                • closed.
                • The added/edited details will be updated in the grid table.
                                          




            DAY PAR CONFIGURATION 

            INTRODUCTION

            Day part is the menu time period when menu items are served in your restaurant, such as the breakfast menu, lunch menu and dinner menu. We are introducing a new feature in Linga back office Day Part Configuration so that the store owner/ manager will be able to view the sale report by day part.

            CHANGES IN BACK OFFICE

            Store Hours

            •  A new field Day part will be displayed in the ‘Store Hours’ screen.
            •  By default, this field will be in disable mode.
            •  The user can be able to enable the ‘Day part’ field later.
            •  When the user enables the ‘Day part’ field, the user will be allowed to edit the fields in ‘Day part’ tab.
            •  The ‘Day part’ tab will be displayed with the following details:
              •  A grid with the following details – Meal Name, From, To and Delete ()
              •  Add Button
              •  Cancel
              •  Save
            •  Meal Name
              •  This is a text field
              •  The user can give the meal name.
            •  From
              •  This is a time picker field.
              •  The user can select the time from the picker.
            •  To
              •  This is a time picker field.
              •  The user can select the time from the picker.
            •  Delete 
              •  The user can be able to delete the respective day part details.
            •  Add
              •  When the user clicks on the button, a new blank row having the details – Meal name, From, To needs to be displayed.
            •  Cancel
              •  When the user clicks on the ‘Cancel’ button, the changes will be discarded.
            •  Save
              •  When the user clicks on the ‘Save’ button, the details will be saved.
                              



            REVENUE CENTER REPORT

            INTRODUCTION

            A new report Revenue Center Report is added in the ‘Reports’ module in the back office. By this report, the user will be

            able to view the reports depending on the revenue center configuration in the back office.

            CHANGES IN BACK OFFICE

            Revenue Center Report

            • A new report Revenue Center Report is added in the ‘Reports’ module.
            • When the user clicks on the ‘Revenue Center Report’ sub navigation in the ‘Reports’ module, the user will be navigated to the ‘Revenue Center Report’ screen.
            • The ‘Revenue Center Report’ screen will display the following details:
              • Sales by Revenue Center
              • Time Period
              • Run

            Sales by Revenue Center

            • It is a drop-down/check box field having the following options – Number of guests, Number of checks, Net sales by Category, Net Sales by Day Part, Net sales for Revenue Center.
            • By default, display a text ‘Select’ in the option.
            • The user will be allowed to select multiple options.

            Time Period

            It is a drop-down field having the following options – Today, Yesterday, Last ‘N’ days, This week, Last week,

            Last 7 days, This month, Last month, Last 30 days, Specific date, Date Range.

            By default, ‘Today’ will be displayed.

            The user will be allowed to select any one of the options.

            Run

            • By default, ‘Run’ button will be in disable mode.
            • When the user selects options from ‘Sales by Revenue Center’ and ‘Time Period’, then the button ‘Run’ will be enabled.
            • When the user clicks on ‘Run’ button, the respective reports will be generated according to the time period selected.

            Reports

            Number of guests
            it displays the number of customers visited the store in the respective Revenue Center.

            For example,
            Revenue Center Name – RBG bar, RIDGWAY, Tony’s, CY Bar
            Day Part – Lunch, Dinner


            Number of checks
            It displays the number of checks created in the Revenue Center in the respective Day Part.

            For example,
            Revenue Center Name – RBG bar, RIDGWAY, Tony’s, CY Bar
            Day Part – Lunch, Dinner


            Net sales by Category
            It displays the net sales by category wise in the respective Revenue Center.

            For example,
            Revenue Center Name – RBG bar, RIDGWAY, Tony’s, CY Bar
            Category – RBG Food, RBG Liquor, RIDG Beer, RIDG Wine etc.


            Net sales by Day part
            It displays the net sales made in the Revenue Center during the respective Day Part.


            Net sales for Revenue Center
            It displays the net sales by category wise in the respective Revenue Center during the respective Day Part.

            For example,
            Category – RBG Food, RBG Liquor, RIDG Beer, RIDG Wine etc.
            Day Part – Lunch, Dinner


            NOTES

            • When the user has not given ‘Revenue Center’, then the respective reports will be displayed based only on the Day part.
            • When the user has not given the ‘Day part’, then the respective reports will be displayed based only on the Revenue Center for the selected time.
            • When the user has not given both the ‘Revenue Center’ and the ‘Day part’, all the reports will be displayed based on the selected time.

            Updated: 31 Oct 2018 12:07 AM
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