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How to Manage POS Order Interface in Odoo

Functional Pos

POS is a unique application inside Odoo. Odoo POS acts as a smart interface for any retail company. Being a highly flexible retail company can use them without any difficulty. Odoo POS precisely meets the needs of its end-user. Today we are going to discuss how a user can manage the POS user interface in the most efficient manner. 


Install the POS Application from the App list.


After the successful installation got to your point of sale and configure the POS according to your choice.


Go to Order Interface  and you can see different options there 

    >Table management
    >Order Line Notes
    >Category Pictures
    >Set start category
    >Virtual Keyboard

Table management

If your Shop is a bar/ restaurant you can activate this option in order to easily manage your shop floor and tables.

Once you enable the option, the POS interface will look like the below image.


You can manage different floor and tables, order them in a seamless fashion. 

Order Line Notes

Order Line Notes is a unique feature in Odoo POS that enables the end user to give specifications to his orders. For example, if an end user gives an order and wants some further additional or extra ingredient, he can use his functionality in Odoo POS. By enabling this option you can easily manage the order taking.  

Now we can see a new button in POS named Note


I have taken an order and the customer needs some more ingredients on that so i can use the Note button for this purpose.


You can add a note for each and every order line. After the addition of notes, the order will look like


Category Pictures
In your shop, there may be the different category of products. In order to make your POS interface more user-friendly and attractive, you can add category images. For that enable the option Category pictures,  this will display pictures of product categories in POS.


Set Start Category
You can also Start selling from a default product category for that enable the option and add a default category of products. If nothing specified all the category will be shown.

Here I am going to set the Default category as Beverages \ Milkshake and let us see what happens before and after this setting. Before enabling this Option


Virtual Keyboard
We can Use a virtual keyboard for touchscreens by enabling this option. Don’t enable this option if you take orders on Smartphones or tablets. Because these devices already benefit from a native keyboard.

Large Scroll Bars     
This is used for the imprecise industrial touchscreen. This will improve the navigation.

These are the options available in Odoo POS Interface for making an order.
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