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            Build Version 2.1.18 - Release Notes

            ENHANCEMENTS

            1. Item Discounts on Receipt
              1. Currently, the discounts will be displayed at the bottom of the receipt.
              2. Now all the discounts namely item discount, free item, open discount, mix and match discounts will be displayed below the menu item based on the back-office settings.
              3. Reference: Discounts on Receipts

            2. No Clock Out without cashier out
              1. Currently in Linga POS, an employee can punch out when cashier out or till is in open status.
              2. Now, the employee will be able to punch out only when the cash out and till is in closed status.
              3. Reference: Restriction in Clock Out

            3. Tip Out and Tip Sharing
              1. "Tip sharing” referred to redistributing tips among both tipped and un-tipped staff (chefs, dishwashers, etc.).
              2. Reference: Tip Out & Tip Sharing

            4. Server up charge deducted from Cash Expected
              1. The Tip Charge needs to be deducted from the Cash Expected to show the exact up paid to the employee.
              2. The changes have been implemented in Sale Recap Report and Cashier Out Report in the Back Office and in iPad Cashier Out Report.
              3. Reference: Tip Charge

            5. Pagination for 'Bulk Update' screen in the Adjust Inventory.
              1. [Inventory >> Adjust Inventory >> Bulk Update]

            6. Repeat Per Check
              1. Repeat per Check will minimize multiple clicks while repeating the menu items.
              2. Reference: Repeat per Check

            7. Negative modifiers
              1. Reference: Negative Modifier

            8. Gift card Tips do NOT show on GC receipt
              1. Currently in Linga POS, when the op_on Restrict Gift Card Tip is enabled in the “Settings” screen, then the Tip screen will not be displayed during the payment process.
              2. But the Tip line will be displayed in the receipts.
              3. Now the tip will not be displayed on the Receipts, Customer Copy & Merchant Copy when the option “Restrict Gift Card Tip” is enabled in the back office.
              4. The tip line will not be displayed on the Customer Copy & Merchant Copy when the option “Restrict Gift Card Tip” is enabled in the back office.
              5. Reference: Restrict Gift card Tip on Receipt

            9. Remove Mandatory Modifier
              1. Currently, in the Linga POS, the user will not be able to delete/ remove the mandatory modifier unless the maximum quantity of the modifier (configured in the back office) is reached.
              2. Now the user has the flexibility to remove the mandatory modifier.
              3. Reference: Removal of Mandatory Modifier

            10. Enhancement in Tsys - Preauth
              1. The user should use only 0.01 Pre-Auth amount for TSYS.
              2. Extend pre-auth will not work for TSYS.

            11. Inventory
              1. Reference: Enhancement in Inventory (BO)

            12. In Sale Recap Report, 0% tax will also be displayed in the 'Non-taxable Net Sale'

            BUG FIXES

            1. #37630
            2. #36614
            3. #28205
            4. #39020
            5. #41557


            DISCOUNTS ON RECEIPTS

            Introduction

            Currently, only the check discount will only be displayed at the bo_om of the receipt. Now all the discounts namely item discount, free item, open discount, mix and match discounts will be displayed below the menu item based on the back office se_ngs.

            Changes in the Back Office

            1. Front End Receipt Template
              1. A new op_on Show discount under the menu item will be displayed on the Front End Receipt Template screen. [Se_ngs >> Printer Configura_on]
              2. By default, this op_on will be in disable mode.
              3. The user can enable the op_on later.
              4. On enabling the op_on, the user can preview the discounts under the menu item in the sample template.

            Changes in the POS

            1. Receipt
              1. When the op_on Show discount under the menu item is in enable mode, then the discounts will be displayed in the Receipt. (i.e) the discounts will be displayed as in the Order screen.
                1. Note: The receipt will display all the discounts – item discount, free item discount, open discount, mix and match discount.
              2. When the op_on Show discount under the menu item is in disable mode, then the discounts will not be displayed in the Receipt. (i.e) The discounts will not be displayed below the menu item, but it will be displayed only in the Summary (as working currently).
              3. Note: There will be no change in the display of check discount.
            1. screenshot

            Note:

            1. The discount will also be displayed in the Bill print, Mail Receipt, Text Receipt.



            RESTRICTION IN CLOCK OUT

            Introduction

            Currently in Linga POS, an employee can punch out when cashier out or till is in open status. Now, the employee will be able to punch out only when the cash out and till is in closed status.

            Changes in the Back Office

            1. Settings
              1. A new option Employees must close cash out/_ll before punching out will be displayed on the Settings screen. [Settings >> Store >> Settings]
              2. By default, this option will be in disable mode.
              3. The user can enable the option later.

            Changes in the POS

            1. Clock-out
              1. When the user taps on the “Clock-out” option, the application will verify whether the Till is in open status and the user has completed the cashier out process.
                1. If both the cash out and till in in closed status, then the user will be able to clock out.
                2. If any one of the operations, cash out or till is in open status, then the user will not be allowed to clock out. Instead, an alert message will be displayed saying, “You can’t punch out with open cash out/till” and the user will be navigated to the Till Management screen.
              2. When the system is in Offline, a message will be displayed saying, "You are in offline. Do you want to" proceed clock out without cashier out validation?




            TIP OUT & TIP SHARING

            Introduction

            Many restaurants require or recommend their staffs to tip a certain percent of their tips or net sales to other support staff. "Tip sharing” referred to redistributing tips among both up tiped and untipped staff (chefs, dishwashers, etc.).

            Changes in the Back Office

            Tip Out/Tip Sharing

            1. A new tab “Tip Out/Tip Sharing” will be displayed in the Settings navigation. [Settings >> Store >> Tip Out]
            2. A field “Tip Out/Tip Sharing” will be displayed.
            3. It has the following options:
              1. Tip out based on percentage of sales
                1. The tip will be calculated based on the percentage of sales made in the chosen department(s) and will be shared among the employees having the specified role (defined in the back office).
              2. Manual Tip Sharing
                1. Manual Tip Sharing is to distribute the tips manually within a group of entitled employees with the same and/or different roles.
            4. The user will be allowed to select only one of the options.



            Tip out based on percentage of sales
            1. When the user selects Tip out based on percentage of sales from the “Tip Out Method”, the screen displays with the following details:
              1. Tip Out Name
                1. The user can define the name of the tip out.
              2. Roles
                1. From
                  1. It will list all the Roles/Job Codes available in the store.
                  2. The user will be able to select any one of the Roles.
                2. To
                  1. It will list all the Roles/Job Codes available in the store.
                  2. The user will be able to select any one of the Roles.

            2. Department(s)
              1. It will list all the departments available in the store.
              2. The user will be able to select multiple departments.

            3. Percentage
              1. The user can define the percentage.
              2. The value will be from 0.1 to 90.
              3. The value will accept decimals.

            4. Save/Update
              1. On clicking the “Update” button, all details will be saved.



            Cashier Out Report & Sale Recap Reports
            1. A new section "Tip Out Summary" will be displayed when the op_on "Tip out based on percentage of sales" is enabled in the Settings screen.
              1. Note:
              2. a. This will be displayed only for the users having the roles configured in the "From" field.
              3. b. The tip out will be calculated only when the respective employee has created sale in the specified departments (configured in the back office).
              4. c. The Tip Out Summary will not be displayed when 'All' is selected in Employee filter.


            Manual Tip Sharing
            1. When the user selects Manual Tip Sharing from the “Tip Out/ Tip Sharing”, the user will have the op_on to select roles to whom the tips need to be shared.

            1. Role
              1. A new option "Tip Sharing" will be displayed in the POS Opera_on sec_on. [User Management >> Roles >> POS Operation]
            Role based Payroll report
            1. A new toggle field "Tip Shared Amount" will be displayed in the "Role based Payroll" report. [Reports >> Employee >> Role based Payroll]
            2. By default, this option will be in disable mode.
            3. On enabling this option, the user can view the "Tip Shared Amount" for an employee will be displayed as a separate column in the report.


            Cashier Out Report & Sales Recap Report
            1. Tip Sharing
              1. A new row "Tip Sharing" will be displayed in the Summary section.
              2. It will display the tip shared amount for the respective employee.
              3. The above changes will occur only when the "Tip Sharing" is enabled in the Settings screen.
                1. Note: The Tip Sharing amount will not be displayed when 'All' is selected in Employee filter.


            Changes in the POS

            Manual Tip Sharing
            1. A new navigation Employee will be displayed in the “Operations”. [Operations >> Employee]
            2. A sub navigation Manual Tip Sharing will be displayed. [Operations >> Employee >> Manual Tip Sharing]
            3. This screen can be accessed by the employee who has given proper permission in the back office.
            Manual Tip Sharing
            When the option “Manual Tip Sharing” is enabled in the back office, then the screen displays with the following options:
            1. Display all the employee names who are in the roles configured in the back office. [Settings >> Store >> Tip Out >> Manual Tip Sharing]
            2. The clock-in employees will be indicated in green color dot and the clock-out employees will be indicated in red color dot.
            3. Display the employee name even when the employee has Tip amount zero.
            4. Display all the Tip amounts irrespective whether it is CC or HA or GC.
            5. The user can select the Role from the filter.
              1. The drop down has only the roles that are configured in the back office.
              2. By default, all employees will be displayed.
              3. Based on the selection, only the respective employee names will be displayed.

            6. Total Tip to Share - Display the sum of all the Tips collected by all the employees who are in the configured roles. This is a non-editable field.
            7. The user can select individual employee and can enter the Tip share amount and click on “Continue” bu_on.
              1. Note: When the user has given the Tip share amount” greater than the “Remaining Tip Share” or “Total Tip Share”, an alert message will be displayed.
            8. “Remaining Tip Share” will be calculated as Total Tip to Share – Total Tip Shared. This is a non-editable field.
            9. Total Tip Shared displayed at the bottom of the screen will be the sum of “Applied Tip Amount”.


            Note:
            1. The clock-in employees will be indicated in green color dot and the clock-out employees will be indicated in red color dot.
            2. It is advisable not to remove the roles in the Manual Tip Sharing on the Settings screen of back office un_l the "Close day" process is completed in the POS for a business date.
            3. When tip is shared to an employee and then the user has voided the check, then the 'Total tip to share ' will be reduced. But the applied tip amount will not be reduced.
            4. When tip is shared to an employee and then the user has adjusted the tip in the 'Batch/Tip adjustment' screen, then the 'Total tip to share ' will be reduced. But the applied tip amount will not be reduced.



            TIP CHARGE

            Introduction

            The Tip Charge needs to be deducted from the Cash Expected to show the exact up paid to the employee. The changes need to be made in Sale Recap Report and Cashier Out Report in the Back Office and in iPad Cashier Out Report.

            Changes in the Back Office

            Sale Recap Report Settings
            1. A new option Include Tip Charge In Cash Expected will be displayed in the Sale recap Report Settings screen. {Settings >> Store >> Sale recap Report Settings]

            Sale Recap Report and Cashier Out Report

            1. Cash Expected = . Total cash + Paid in - Paid out - Cash Refund - Total Tip - Gratuity + Tip Charge. For example:
              1. Total Cash = $50.00
                HA /GC Tip = $ 2.00
                Credit Card Tip = $10.00
                Tip Charge (4%) = $0.40
                Tip excluding Tip charge = $9.60
                Total Employee tip=$11.60
                Cash Expected = Total cash + Paid in - Paid out - Cash Refund - Total Tip - Gratuity + Tip Charge = $38.40
            1. The above changes need to be implemented both in Sale Recap Report and Cashier Out Report.
            1. Note:
              1. Tip Charge will not be available for HA or GC or Gift Card.
              2. Tip Charge will NOT be deducted from the Cash Expected if "Enable Tip Paid Out" is enabled in the Setings screen and/or "Tips & Gratuity included in Cash Expected" is enabled in the Sale Recap Report settings screen.

            Changes in the iPad

            Cashier Out Report

            1. Cash Expected = Opening Balance+Total cash+Paid in-Paid out-Cash Refund - Total Tip - Gratuity + Tip Charge. For example:
              1. Total Cash = $50.00
                HA /GC Tip = $ 2.00
                Credit Card Tip = $10.00
                Tip Charge (4%) = $0.40
                Tip excluding Tip charge = $9.60
                Total Employee tip=$11.60
                Cash Expected = = Total cash + Paid in - Paid out - Cash Refund - Total Tip - Gratuity + Tip Charge $38.40



            REPEAT PER CHECK

            Introduction

            This document describes the functionality of repeating menu items in the check level. This will minimize multiple clicks while repeating the menu items.

            Changes in the POS

            1. The user will click on the “Table” and select one or multiple menu item(s) from any seat.

            1. On selecting any of the menu item, the “Menu Option” screen will be displayed.
            2. The user will click on the Repeat option.
            3. On clicking the Repeat option, the selected menu item will be repeated in the same seat.
              1. For example:
                When the user selects the menu item (Pepperoni Pizza) from the Seat 1 & another menu item (Coke) from Seat 3, and clicks on the “Repeat” option, then the respective menu item will be repeated in the same seat itself. (i.e) Pepperoni Pizza in Seat 1 and Coke in Seat 3.



            NEGATIVE MODIFIER

            Introduction

            This document describes the nega_ve priced modifier that needs to be implemented in the back office.

            For example,

            A menu item (Cesar salad) costs $10.00 and it comes with chicken on top. When a customer says that he/she doesn’t want chicken, then the price of the modifier will be reduced from the menu item cost. Suppose, the chicken modifier costs $3.00, the price of the Cesar salad will be $10.00 - $3.00 = $7.00.

            Changes in the Back Office

            Menu Item

            1. The user will be allowed to provide negative pricing for the prefixes in the Included Modifier.

            1. Note:
            2. Negative pricing for the prefixes will be allowed only for the Included Modifier.

            Reports

            1. When the negative pricing is given, the sale amount & tax will be displayed in negative for the following reports:
              1. Dashboard
              2. Modifier Sale
              3. Sale Summary
              4. Transaction (both Transaction & Void Transaction)
              5. Void Report (both Node & Employee)
              6. Driver [Drilldown report --> by selecting any transaction]
              7. Batch [Drilldown report --> by selectong any transaction]
            For example,

            Changes in the POS

            Order screen

            1. When the user selects the prefix which has nega_ve pricing, then the screen will be displayed as The nega_ve pricing will also be displayed in all the receipts.


            1. The negative pricing will also be displayed in all the receipts.





            RESTRICT GIFT CARD TIP ON RECEIPT

            Introduction


            Currently in Linga POS, when the option Restrict Gift Card Tip is enabled in the Settings screen, then the Tip screen will not be displayed during the payment process. Now the tip & the tip line will not be displayed on the Customer when the option “Restrict Gift Card Tip” is enabled in the back office. Copy & Merchant Copy


            Changes in the POS


            1. When the option Restrict Gift Card Tip is enabled in the back office, then Tip screen will not be displayed while making payment.
              1. The Tip will NOT be displayed in the following receipts – Customer Copy, Merchant Copy (Both in Print/text/Email)
              2. When the option Restrict Gift Card Tip is disabled in the back office, then Tip screen will be displayed while making payment.
            2. The Tip or Tip line will be displayed in the receipts based on the settings in the Front End Receipt Template or Email Receipt Template or Settings screens.




            ENHANCEMENT IN INVENTORY

            Introduction


            This document describes the Inventory enhancement that needs to be implemented in the back office.

            Changes in the Back Office


            Inventory Item

            1. When an inventory item has only one Recipe Unit, then the screen will be displayed as

            1. For example,
              Inventory Unit = Pound
              Recipe Unit = US Ounce
              Pound = 16 US Ounce (Conversion configured in the “In House Unit” screen)
              Price/Unit = $10.00

            2. Then, it will be displayed as
              16 US Ounce = $10.00 so 1 US Ounce = $0.63



            1. When an inventory item has mul_ple Recipe Unit(s), then the screen will be displayed as

            1. For example,
              Inventory Unit = Pound
              Recipe Unit = US Ounce
              Pound = 16 US Ounce; Pound = 0.453592 kg; Pound= 453.592 Gram (Conversion configured in the “In
              House Unit” screen)
              Price/Unit = $10.00

            2. Then, it will be displayed as
              16 US Ounce = $10.00 so 1 US Ounce = $0.63
              0.453592 Kilo gram = $10.00 so 1 Kilogram = $22.05
              453.592 Gram = $10.00 so 1 Gram = $0.02
            1. When an inventory item has mul_ple vendors, then the screen will be displayed as


            1. For example,
                  Inventory Unit = Pound
                  Recipe Unit = US Ounce
                  Pound = 16 US Ounce; Pound = 0.453592 kg; Pound= 453.592 Gram (Conversion configured in the “In House Unit” screen)
                  Price/Unit = $10.00 for the Vendor1
                  Price/Unit = $15.00 for the Vendor2
                  Average Price/Unit = (10.00 + 15.00)/2 = $12.50
            1. Then, it will be displayed as
              Sysco Food = $10.00; Britannia = $15.00; 16 US Ounce = $12.50 so 1 US Ounce = 0.79
              Sysco Food = $10.00; Britannia = $15.00; 0.453592 Kilo gram = $12.50 so 1 Kilogram = $27.56
              Sysco Food = $10.00; Britannia = $15.00; 453.592 Gram = $12.50 so 1 Gram = $0.03

            Sub Recipes (Phase II)

            1. When a sub recipe has only one Recipe Unit, then the screen will be displayed as

            1. For example,
              Inventory Unit = Pound
              Recipe Unit = US Ounce
              Pound = 16 US Ounce (Conversion configured in the “In House Unit” screen)
              Price/Unit = $0.79
            1. Then, it will be displayed as
              16 US Ounce = $0.79 so 1 US Ounce = $0.05

            Updated: 11 Jul 2019 02:16 AM
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