Re: Need help setting up random weight/price items

Discussion in 'Microsoft Point Of Sale' started by Antonio Mazzeo, Apr 14, 2005.

  1. Antonio Mazzeo

    Jeff Guest

    James,

    Way to go! Do you give everything away for free in your store too?

    You realize that MS has your IP address and that its pretty simple to just block you from the newsgroup?



    TechKnowledge Content
    Issue

    How to use Random Weight (Price Embedded) EAN/UPC Barcodes in Store
    Operations

    Resolution

    1. Price-Embedded (commonly called Random Weight) Barcodes are enabled from
    the Manager in the configuration section. There are two options, 'Use Random
    Weight UPC' and 'Utilize Random Weight EAN'. You need to decide which format
    will be used and select one.

    2. Create an Item (standard type) and place the Per Unit Cost (per kilo,
    gram, pound. ounces) and the Per Unit Price in the Cost and Price fields
    respectively.

    3. When an Item is scanned or entered and its Item Lookup Code meets the
    specified format, Store Operations will automatically compute the Weight
    based on the Price embedded in the Label and the Item Price (Per Unit Price)
    in the database.

    The definitions of the two formats are:

    Random Weight UPCs allow for 12 digits, 4 of which consist of the Price
    (Items up to $99.99).

    Format: 2xxxxxayyyyc

    where
    2 = Random Weight UPC Code Indicator
    x = Item Lookup Code Prefix. The Item Lookup Code is this prefix, followed
    by 00000 (actual Lookup Code = 2xxxxx00000)
    a = Secondary Check Digit
    y = Price of Item / 100
    c = Check Digit (ignored, may or may not exist)

    The entire code has 11 characters.

    Example:

    1. Set up an Item with an Item Lookup Code of 25772600000. Generally, the
    UPC Barcode Format is used for these Items.

    2. Print a Label with the Code 25772601256 (according to the format, this
    should be a $12.56 Item).

    3. When Item Lookup Code 25772601256 is scanned at the POS, the Item
    25772600000 will appear and a Price of $12.56 will be automatically entered
    on the screen.

    Random Weight UPCs allow for 13 digits, 5 of which consist of the price
    (Items up to $999.99).

    Format: 20xxxxxyyyyyc or 02xxxxxyyyyyc

    where

    20 or 02 = Random Weight UPC Code Indicator
    x = Item Lookup Code Prefix. The Item Lookup Code includes this prefix,
    followed by 00000 (actual Lookup Code = 2xxxxx00000 or 02xxxxx00000)
    y = Price of Item / 100
    c = Check Digit (ignored, may or may not exist)

    The entire code has 13 characters.

    Example:

    1. Set up an Item with an Item Lookup Code of 2057720000000. Generally, the
    EAN 13 Barcode Format is used for these Items.

    2. Print a Label with the Code 2057720112568 (according to the format, this
    should be a $112.56 Item).

    3. When Item Lookup Code 2057720112568 is scanned at the POS, the Item
    205772000000 will appear and a Price of $112.56 will be automatically entered
    on the screen.


    This article was TechKnowledge Document ID: 26571

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    APPLIES TO
    • Microsoft Retail Management System Store Operations 1.3
    • Microsoft Retail Management System Store Operations 1.2
    • Microsoft Retail Management System Store Operations 1.1
    • Microsoft Retail Management System Store Operations 1.0

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    Jeff, Sep 26, 2006
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  2. Antonio Mazzeo

    James B. Guest

    Hello Guys,
    Sorry, I didn't mean to upset anyone.

    The way I see it, this information should be in the manual. The poor guys
    already paid a pretty penny for the software. Why should he have to pay for
    proper documentation. Look at the contents of the article and ask yourself
    honestly why this type of information should be included in the price of the
    software.

    I just felt a little compassion; I know the pain of working with poorly
    documented software.
     
    James B., Sep 28, 2006
    #22
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    genesisgroupmont, Nov 12, 2009
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  4. Antonio Mazzeo

    iftikhar.dba Guest

    Dear All,

    Any one can answer for my question please. What happened when i don't want to change my existing item lookupcode like i have item code 1234 and i wantto implement EAN13 weight embeded solution. how we can embebd existing code with EAN13? is there any solution?
    my code is 1234
    and after EAN code will be 200123400000
    but remember that i don't want to change the existing code as all transactions history is there.
     
    iftikhar.dba, Dec 3, 2014
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