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ROBOTILL Version 5.4 Released

Version 5.40 of the ROBOTILL Point of Sale Software is now available and can be downloaded from the ROBOTILL Website (www.robotill.com).

The following is new in Version 5.40:
Sale Orders was added

The Lay-By (Lay Bye) section in ROBOTILL was improved to also cater for 'Sale Orders'. You can now use 'Lay-By / Sale Orders' for any sale that requires a deposit and one or more additional payments.


Examples that you can use this for would include:
  • Lay-By's (Lay Byes).
  • A sale that required a deposit before an item is ordered or manufactured.
  • To order an item for a customer with or without a deposit.
With the start of each sale contract (can be Lay-By or Sale Order), two slips are printed:
  1. Slip for the customer.
  2. Internal slip that can be attached to the goods (for lay-by) or given to the manufacturing / ordering department (for a Sale Order).
Both slips can be customized for any requirement. For more information on how to use Lay-bye and Order Slips see the help file

Custom Functions / Menu Improved

It was possible to add custom functions and give it the names you wanted, but you can now also give internal POS functions any name you want. This can be used to customize your menu even more.

An example would be with the new 'Lay-By / Sale Order' functions. If you will not be using Lay-By's, but you want to use Sale Orders as you manufacture custom orders, you could rename the buttons so that it makes more sense to your cashiers (see below).


Ingredients and Supplies used for Manufacturing

In the Restaurant POS module you could have hidden the 'ingredient's categories from the menu. The stock items would however still have popped up when you did a stock search. 
In version 5.4, these items are now completely hidden from both the Restaurant POS module and the Retail POS module.

Other Changes

Other changes include:
  • Quotations was improved - when converting a quote to a sale you can now search by Quote ID or customer account number.
  • Stock Sales Report was fixed (a blank page printed on every second page).
  • It is now possible to delete users. 
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