Using a barcode scanner for products

Each product can be associated with a barcode. A product’s barcode is a unique identifying number that can be used in the store to quickly add the product to the shopping cart when making a sale.

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To assign a barcode to a product:

  1. Click the App Drawer button .
  2. In the App Drawer, click Setup.
  3. On the Setup menu, click Store Configuration.
  4. On the Store Configuration menu, click Products.
  5. On the Products page, add or modify a product:
    • To add a new product, click ADD PRODUCT.
    • To associate a barcode to an existing product, click the product in the list. You may have to browse the list, use the Search option, or filter the list to find the product.
  6. Enter the barcode that you want to associate with the product in one of the following ways:
    • Under BARCODE #, enter a custom barcode number.
    • To generate a random barcode, hover over the BARCODE # box and click the Generate barcode button .
  7. You can optionally assign a SKU number to the product for inventory tracking purposes. Under SKU #, enter a custom SKU number.
  8. Click SAVE.

To use a barcode to add a product to the shopping cart:

  1. Click the App Drawer button .
  2. In the App Drawer, click Store.
  3. Add a product to the shopping cart in one of the following ways:
    • Under Products and Services, click the Search Products box and scan the barcode with a connected barcode scanner, such as the Motorola DS9208 barcode scanner.
    • Under Products and Services, enter the barcode number in the Search Products box.
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