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Tare Setup using Prompted Modifiers

Summary

Taring deducts weight it does not deduct monetary value. You have a Gross Weight and a Net Weight. kind of like tax. The gross is the amount including the container, the net is the amount minus the container. Taring is the act of removing the weight from the amount of the quantity being charged.

Tare lookup is when you use items that apply a tare. Tare lookup is simply a prompt modifier or a modifier item that has a zero price value and tare value. You can setup tare using prompted modifiers by using the tare lookup method.

Note: The requisite to setup a tare is to add a basic menu item. See: Add a basic menu item

Guide Sub Headings

Tare Setup using Tare Lookup

Tare setup using prompted modifiers

  • Go to OfficeTouch » Menu Center » Menu Layout » Prompted Modifiers
  • Add a title of “Cups”
  • Enter a subcategory
  • To add/view items in subcategory, click on View Items in Subcategory. This opens the prompted modifiers window as shown in Fig 2

Fig 1: Prompted Modifiers Dialog Box

See :Prompt/Required/Limited Modifiers in CCS for detailed description of the options in the prompted modifiers dialog box.

Add Cup Tare

In the prompted modifiers window, enter the cup tare information

  • Enter the size of the cup(8 oz cup tare) in the prompted modifier menu grid and press enter
  • In the new product wizard, set product type as “product modifier”
  • Enter tare value in the tare field

Examples for three different cup sizes and their corresponding tare weight calculations are shown below:

Example 1

8 oz Cup Tare
Tare Value - 0.2

Fig 2 shows Item “8 oz Cup Tare” and a tare value of 0.2 set up through the prompted modifiers dialog box

Fig 2: Prompted Modifiers Dialog Box

Calculations of Tare Weight

3 oz frozen yogurt with no cup tare

Weight calculated with no tare

Fig 3: No Cup Tare

3 oz frozen yogurt with one 8 oz cup tare

Subtracts tare weight of 0.2 from gross weight(3.0 oz)
Final Gross Weight - 2.8oz

Fig 4: Tare Weight Calculation with one 8 oz Cup Tare

3 oz frozen yogurt with two 8 oz cup tare

Subtracts tare weight of 0.2 from gross weight(2.8 oz)
Final Gross Weight - 2.6oz

Fig 5: Tare Weight Calculation with two 8 oz Cup Tare

Example 2

12 oz Cup Tare
Tare Value - 0.4

Fig 6 shows Item “12 oz Cup Tare” and a tare value of 0.4 set up through the prompted modifiers dialog box

Fig 6: Prompted Modifiers Dialog Box

Calculations of Tare Weight

3 oz frozen yogurt with no cup tare

Weight calculated with no tare

Fig 7: No Cup Tare

3 oz frozen yogurt with one 12 oz cup tare

Subtracts tare weight of 0.4 from gross weight(3.0 oz)
Final Gross Weight - 2.6oz

Fig 8: Tare Weight Calculation with one 12 oz Cup Tare

3 oz frozen yogurt with two 12 oz cup tare

Subtracts tare weight of 0.4 from gross weight(2.8 oz)
Final Gross Weight - 2.2oz

Fig 9: Tare Weight Calculation with two 12 oz Cup Tare

Example 3

16 oz Cup Tare
Tare Value -0.6

Fig 10 shows Item “16 oz Cup Tare” and a tare value of 0.6 set up through the prompted modifiers dialog box

Calculations of Tare Weight

3 oz cup with no cup tare

Weight calculated with no tare

Fig 11: No Cup Tare

3 oz frozen yogurt with one 16 oz cup tare

Subtracts tare weight of 0.6 from gross weight(3.0 oz)
Final Gross Weight - 2.4oz

Fig 12: Tare Weight Calculation with one 16 oz Cup Tare

3 oz frozen yogurt with two 16 oz cup tare

Subtracts tare weight of 0.6 from gross weight(2.4 oz)
Final Gross Weight - 1.8oz

Fig 13: Tare Weight Calculation with two 16 oz Cup Tare

Another example of tare handled by CCS is shown in Fig 4 below :

Fig 14: Transactions with Tare Weight in Terminal Screen

A snapshot of the receipt printed by CCS showing the tare weights is shown below:

Fig 15 : Receipt with Tare Weights

You have now setup tare successfully in CCS.


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