Prior to creating a kitchen printer in Backend Portal, users must ensure that the printer driver had been installed into the frontend POS Terminal.
💡 To check whether printer driver is installed, click on windows start button and search for Devices and Printers.
At the Kitchen Printing main page, click on New Printer, a New Kitchen Printer window will be shown.
1. Printer Name
Enter the Printer Name.
💡Printer name must be identical to the printer driver installed in Devices and Printers.
2. Printer Configurations
Allow users to configure the kitchen printer with different settings :
● ☑️ Separate line items
↳ Printer printouts will be 1 item per kitchen chits.
● ☑️ Auto Print Kitchen Products
↳ Allow users to send any unsent products when payment is collected.
● ☑️ Print Line Item Notes
↳ Item notes will be printed on each kitchen chit.
● ☑️ Print Order Notes
↳ Order notes will be printed on each kitchen chit.
● ☑️ Change Table Printout
↳ Kitchen chit will be printed when users changed table at POS.
● ☑️ Merge Table Printout
↳ Kitchen chit will be printed when users merged table at POS.
● ☑️ Print Queue Number
↳ Allow queue number to be printed on kitchen chits.
🔲 Print Queue Number
↳ Hides the queue number from kitchen chits.
● Font Size: Large / Small
3. Select Outlets
Allows users to assign this kitchen to a particular outlet
a. Click on the text box to display all the active outlets created in the backend, like below.
b. Users then select single / multiple outlets to be added to the settings.
c. Once done click on anywhere to dismiss the dropdown.
Users can check ☑️ Include new stores (this setting will automatically assign this printer whenever there is a new store created in the backend)
4. Create Printer
Once done configuring all the settings and outlets, click on Create Printer to confirm creation.
💡 For more information on configuring kitchen printing products, see Assigning Kitchen Printing Product to Kitchen Printers.