Set up registers


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Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack

When you set up a terminal in Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail POS, you select a hardware profile and a visual profile for the terminal. A hardware profile determines the physical configuration of a terminal and a visual profile determines its screen characteristics.

You can assign the profiles either to a specific terminal or to a group of terminals. You can also modify the profiles that are assigned to a terminal. Certain configuration changes do not take effect at stores until the terminals in the store are restarted. In general, if you modify anything that affects the POS terminal setup or configuration of one or more terminals, you must restart the affected terminal.

Before you set up terminals, complete the following prerequisites:

  • Create a store.

  • Create Retail POS functionality profiles and assign them to stores.

  • Create a hardware profile.

  • Create a visual profile.

  • Create a screen layout.

Use the following procedure to set up a terminal and assign profiles to it.

  1. Click Retail > Setup > POS > POS registers.

  2. In the POS registers list, on the Action Pane, in the New group, click Terminal to create a new terminal.

  3. In the POS registers form, on the General FastTab, in the Register number field, enter a unique number for the terminal.

  4. In the Reference field, select a store for the register.

  5. In the Hardware profile field, select a profile for the register.

  6. In the Visual profile field, select a profile for the register.

  7. On the General FastTab, enter values in the remaining fields as appropriate.

  8. In the POS registers form, enter values on the other FastTabs as appropriate. For more information, see POS registers (form).

See also

About setting up Retail POS