Creating or deleting products

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Creating or deleting products

How do I add or delete a product?


In LISTS » PRODUCTS, click on the blue button +ADD 01.




The product page will then open. This page consists of the following fields and options, divided into these sections:





Enter the product name to be displayed on cash registers

Product number

Internal product ID number (internalid), generated automatically

External label

Customer-identified product (e.g. catalog number)

Fast note

A note is used to add product information (e.g. allergens). This note is printed on the receipt.


Detailed product description for the crew. This description is not printed on the receipt.


Select the category to which the product will belong. The process for creating categories can be found in the chapter Categories.


Amount of product in the sold packaging


Select the units of the product being sold.


Mark products with tags. Separate the tags with commas. Then the products can be filtered by their tags.

Fast notes

This field lets you write possible product options (e.g. medium steak). At payment, choose the option and the text will be printed on the receipt.

Display the item

Disabling this option causes the product not to be displayed on cash registers.


Select the frame color of the product displayed on cash registers.



Price per packaging

The switch in the position ON indicates the selected product price is for the whole packaging, not for the individual product.


Select the VAT amount


The margin value to be checked or calculated during product stock in.


Enter the number of points to be added to the customer account after a sale.

Price excluding VAT

Enter the price excluding VAT

Price including VAT

This page will be calculated automatically

Promotional discount

When this option is active, you can enter the current discount off the regular price in Discount [%], which will be accepted during the promotional event.

Discount [%]

Enter the amount of the discount currently granted for the product. The process for creating temporary discounts can be found in the chapter Prices.

Do not apply batch discounts

When this option is active, no discount off the whole order will ever be applied to this product.

Require an entered price

Enabling this option requires the price to be always entered when selling a product.

Require an entered quantity

Enabling this option requires the quantity to be always entered when selling a product.

Calculate time based value

When the product is charged based on time, Dotypos will automatically calculate the price based on the time and the set units while the order is parked. This is used, for example, to sell services.


Some items e.g. VAT and Price including/without VAT are not displayed if the cash register is set for VAT non-payers.



List of created servings (e.g. 50% serving, 50% of price, 70% serving, 70% of price) Use the switch ON/OFF to activate the selected serving for the specified product.


Sale by proxy

Allows a document (product) to be recorded with the Financial Administration by someone other than whoever regularly uses the cash register.

ERS subjects for sale by proxy

Here, select a subject created in advance, so that the product will be recorded with the Financial Administration after being charged.

Do not “fiscalize”

By shifting the switch, no product will be “fiscalized” (recorded) during the sale. You can also exclude a whole category from fiscalization.



PLU code of the product *


EAN code of the product *

* To insert, enter the code and press the Enter key. This lets you enter more codes for one product.




Specific packaging

Relative number calculated to express the price per desired quantity in combination with Specific units. For example, if you want to display the price per kilo of a 250-gram tub of butter, enter 0.25 here and in Specific units enter Kilogram. This number will be displayed on the price tag.

Specific units

Desired quantity (e.g. kilogram) when calculating the specific price per desired quantity (see the example in the item Specific packaging).


Stock out of the warehouse

Disabling this option causes the product not to be stocked out in the warehouse.

Joint sale

By enabling this option you allow the joint sale that is used for selling products together with returnable containers. You can find more information in this chapter.


Purchase price in warehouses

The product properties page also contains an overview of the Purchase price in the warehouses. The overview shows the actual amount in stock for every warehouse and the set purchase price. The Purchase price for every warehouse can be adjusted in this overview by switching Adjustment of purchase price excluding VAT to ON 01. Use the button 02 to transfer the selected product to another warehouse. The button 03 is then used for the product stock in.




How Dotypos calculates the purchase price?


Note: Dotypos does not use FIFO to calculate the purchase price.



Enter all preferred information about the product and then save it by clicking on SAVE 02 in the bottom part of the page.




You will find the new product in the product list, where by using the button you can 03 readjust it or even 04 delete it. Deleted products can be retrieved later.




Instead of deleting the product, it is recommended that you temporarily hide and deactivate it using the option Show as box. When you create a new product, adjust this hidden one and show it again.


How do I retrieve deleted products?

Deleted products can be displayed by clicking on the corresponding button in the page heading. The deleted products overview has the button Retrieve next to every product so you can retrieve the product with this button and use it in the cash register thereafter. Pressing Deleted products again lets you go back to displaying active (non-deleted) products.