The Prompt for Comment Script prompts the Clerk to enter a line item Comment for the Scripted Item. A message is displayed along with the line item Comment box. The message is commonly used to provide instructions for the Clerk to enter specific information into the comment.
To set up a Prompt for Comment:
- Use the Type button to select Prompt for Comment.
- Select the Message button.
- Enter the message.
- To display the message and comment box only when the Scripted Item is out of Stock (Quantity On Hand is less than 1), turn ON the Out of Stock only parameter.
- Press [F10] or select the [OK] button to save the Script.
Prompt For Comment Script Parameters:
Out of Stock Only - run script only if the Scripted Item is out of Stock (QOH<1).
Default Customer Only - run script only if the Customer is the Default Customer (the Default Customer is normally Customer 0 but can be changed in Configuration Manager, under the Settings Menu).
Returns Only - run script only if the quantity ordered/sold is negative (i.e. -1). The quantity must be entered before leaving the line item. Use [Tab] to navigate to the quantity field. Or use the Qty* entry method (-1*ProductCode).
Run Once Per Transaction - run script only once per transaction.
Not on New Trans - do not run script if the transaction is new.
Not on Edit Trans - do not run script if the transaction is being edited.
[Use On] - select the Transaction Type (or All Types) on which the script will run.
*[Advanced Restrictions] - run script only within any of the following restrictions (any of which may be combined): Date Range, Time Of Day, Day Of Week, Day Of Month, Min qty, Max Qty, Script Filter.
* - requires Keystroke Advanced license.