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New Option — Print Tip Slip

It’s easier than ever to generate a receipt for customers who’d like to add a tip to their payment. We’ve added a button, Print Tip Slip to the Add/Mod Tips work area.

Tip Security: Optional

In this update, we’ve given you the option to make Tip Security limits optional. Tip Security limits are enabled by default, and set at 200%.

New: Bottle Calculator Options

We’ve expanded the bottle calculator options to help you ring up orders smoothly when a bottle redemption is involved.

Expanded Reporting for Checkout Fees

We’ve added a separate line item for refunded checkout fees to the business overview and snapshot sales reports. The Tender Discount & Fees report will break out checkout fees for individual stations, as needed.

Release Notes: Exatouch Version 8.338

Ready to update your Exatouch Point of Sale system? Here’s what you need to know about new and improved features available in this release.

Ohio Liquor Updates

Exatouch has another update to support Ohio Liquor Merchants: Reset MS Sales.

Generate Check Digits for 11-Digit SKUs on Import

Importing 11-digit SKUs? Exatouch will generate the 12th digit check SKU on import. Add your items to the current inventory import form, add the alpha character C as the 12th digit to 11 digit SKUs, and Exatouch generates…

Release Notes: Exatouch Version 8.337

Ready to update your Exatouch Point of Sale system? Here’s what you need to know about new and improved features available in this release.

New Setting: Apply To Tag Along

It’s now easier than ever to ensure promotions are applied to your tag along items. With this release, promotions are applied to tag alongs by default. Disable to apply the tag along with no discount.

Just Added: JUUL Certification Support

With this update, you can offer your JUUL items in inventory under guidelines specified by JUUL to meet their certification standards. JUUL-specific SKUs are added to limited categories and subcategories, and items sold are restricted to established…

Release Notes: Exatouch Version 8.335

Ready to update your Exatouch Point of Sale system? Here’s what you need to know about new and improved features available in this release.

New! Scan to Add New Items

Scanning an item at the register not in inventory? Exatouch now makes it easy to add new items in the Register App.

Release Notes: Exatouch Version 8.334

Ready to update your Exatouch Point of Sale system? Here’s what you need to know about new and improved features available in this release.

New Report: Payroll Report

We’ve added a new staff report: Payroll report. Use it to generate information to share with your payroll department in a quick and easy format.

New! Last 7 and Last 14 Day Ranges for Reports

Exatouch reports are designed to allow you to retrieve the information you need quickly and easily. We’ve expanded our custom date range options: Last 7 Days and Last 14 Days. No need to cycle through the calendar options…

Scheduled Reports Reminder

Exatouch makes it easy to set up and run custom and standard reports in advance. We’ve added a friendly reminder to this process reminding you to leave your Exatouch environment powered up and logged in for reports…

Updated Pay In/Out Report

We’ve expanded the Pay In/Out report to group and specify payments in and out on a per-station basis for environments running one or more Exatouch stations.  

New Feature: Force User Clock Out

We’ve added force clock out options to ensure staff members are clocked out appropriately at the end of the business day, or at a specific time for individual users.

Modify Pricing on Markup Priced Items

Using markup pricing and need to change an item or service price? With this release, you can now manually modify an item or service price. The markup (calculated in dollars or percentage amounts as needed) recalculates automatically.

Import Expanded SKU Information

We’ve expanded the range of SKU information you can import into your Exatouch POS system to make adding new inventory a simple task. SKU lengths between 1 and 16 characters long can be imported, scanned, and used…

Just Added: In-Counter Scale Support

We’ve added support for the Datalogic Magellan 9400i in-counter scale. After installation and Exatouch setup, staff members can weigh and ring up both standard items and items sold by weight to an order quickly and easily in…

Release Notes: Exatouch Version 8.328

Ready to update your Exatouch Point of Sale system? Here’s what you need to know about new and improved features available in this release.

New! Limit Quantity Sales Using Order Limit Quantity

Need to limit quantity sales? In this release, we’ve added a new field, Order Limit Qty to the Item Details > Inventory work area. Enter an amount in this field to restrict customer purchases to that quantity on…

Release Notes: Exatouch Version 8.332

Ready to update your Exatouch Point of Sale system? Here’s what you need to know about new and improved features available in this release.

New Tab Auth Receipt Options

We’ve expanded your print options for Tab Auth orders: now you can limit receipt printing to save time and paperwork clutter.

Expanded! Age Verification Options and Override Restrictions

Age Verification setup has moved to Fraud Control in Account > Settings. Accessible only by Support, work with the Support team to define the two age levels for eligible items, and to allow or deny manual override of age…

Extended Scan Data Program

We’ve extended our Scan Data integration to allow merchants to track sales, loyalty benefits, and rebate programs for both RJ Reynolds and Altria products as needed. Speak with your local products representatives to set up appropriate manufacturer…

Expanded Checkout Fee Tax Options

We’ve expanded the flexibility of tax options for checkout fees. As part of this release, if you don’t have Apply Fee To Taxes or Fee is Taxable enabled, Apply Fee To Taxes is enabled by default. If…

Release Notes: Exatouch Version 8.324

Ready to update your Exatouch Point of Sale system? Here’s what you need to know about new and improved features available through this release.

New Feature: Dynamic Reordering

Expedite reorders by enrolling your items and vendors in Dynamic Reordering. As included items are depleted from inventory, Exatouch creates purchase orders based on each item’s Safe Qty, on the day and time you set for each…

Release Notes: Exatouch Version 8.325

Ready to update your Exatouch Point of Sale system? Here’s what you need to know about new and improved features available in this release.

Just Added! Fraud Control: Tip Security Limits

We’ve added a new Fraud Control section to Exatouch in Settings > Account. Accessible only by Support, this feature will prevent tip amounts greater than 200% on any order, and is enabled by default. Authorized representatives of…

More Print Options for Sticky Labels!

We’ve expanded support for a variety of sticky label printers. Add and adjust any compatible printers to print 58mm and 80mm receipts with an appropriate font size in Print Settings. 40mm print support remains: now adjust the…

Newly Expanded: Modify All Items

Need to update a list of items? We’ve expanded the number of fields you can change when you modify items in bulk. You can now use this workflow to include and exclude items from discounts and promotions…

New: Bottle Calculation in the Register App

We’ve added a calculator function to the Register App you can use to total up redemption values as needed. Add the new custom button, Bottle Calculator, to the Register app, then tap any time to bring this…

Release Notes: Exatouch Version 8.323

Ready to update your Exatouch Point of Sale system? Here’s what you need to know about new and improved features available through this release.

Send SMS Messages From Delivery Manager

Send SMS messages related to delivery and pickup orders for all customers quickly and easily. Enabled by default, Send SMS sends your customer appropriate SMS updates about their order. Disable to prevent SMS messages related to delivery and…

Added Tip Column to Delivery Manager for Delivery Orders

We’ve expanded the information available in Delivery Manager for delivery orders. A new column, Tip, shows any cash or credit amount added as a tip to an order when users perform complete and pay tasks for delivery…

Release Notes: Exatouch Version 8.319

Ready to update your Exatouch Point of Sale system? Here’s what you need to know about new and improved features available through this release.

Added: Expanded Customer Facing Display (CFD) Settings

We’ve consolidated Customer Facing Display (CFD) settings in one location. From Home, navigate to Settings > Preferences > Display to make changes and upload images. Upload and preview images for Lock Screen, Receipt, CFD/Bematech, Screen Saver (Exatouch), Screen Saver (CFD)…

Updated: Checkout Fee Settings

We’ve simplified Checkout Fee settings: Tender Type Exemptions is now Apply To. Enable each tender type to apply the Checkout Fee to that tender type.  

New! Print Modifiers to Specific Printers

We’ve expanded printing options for your item modifiers. Previously, modifiers printed to the printer assigned to the parent item. A parent item of a steak entrée, for example, accompanied by a salad modifier, would print to the…

Just Added: Pickup and Delivery Time on Receipts!

Keep pickup and delivery times handy with our updated order receipts. Now the pickup and delivery times are printed directly on kitchen receipts, delivery tickets, and customer receipts.

New! Tender Total Options for Receipts

Use Checkout Fees and Tender Discounts? With this release, your customer receipts reflect the cash and credit totals due.

New! Exclude an Item from Discounts and Promotions

Exatouch offers you a variety of options to apply promotions and discounts to your items. We’ve added the ability to exclude individual items from all discounts and promotions. Navigate to the Promo work area in Item Details…

Import Items With Multiple Alternate SKUs

We have expanded the import capabilities of Exatouch to allow you to import up to 20 alternate SKUs (AltSKU) as a part of your inventory item import.

New! Convenience Fee for DeliverMe

We’ve added a new, optional flat-rate Convenience Fee in your Exatouch Point of Sale system you can apply to prepaid orders placed using DeliverMe. This fee helps you cover costs incurred by offering online ordering, pickup, and…

Release Notes: Exatouch Version 8.316

Ready to update your Exatouch Point of Sale system? Here’s what you need to know about new and improved features available through this release.

New Setting — Remote Printer Names

Keep track of orders split across multiple workstations at a glance using a new remote print option, Print Remote Printer Names. Enabled by default, this setting adds the printer names to remote order tickets. These names help your…

Added: Open Batch Alert

Closing your daily batch (settling your credit card transactions) is an important part of keeping your cash flow moving. We’ve added an open batch alert to ensure you remember to take this important step at least once…

Release Notes: Exatouch Version 8.313

Ready to update your Exatouch Point of Sale system? Here’s what you need to know about new and improved features available through this release.

Release Notes: Exatouch Version 8.311

Ready to update your Exatouch Point of Sale system? Here’s what you need to know about new and improved features available through this release.

Improved Custom Button Visibility

We’ve changed the font for the Register app buttons grid. The darker font makes it easier to see and read available custom functions when you use the Register app.

Release Notes: Exatouch Version 8.310

Ready to update your Exatouch Point of Sale system? Here’s what you need to know about new and improved features available through this release.

Expanded Inventory Export

Simplify your inventory updates by exporting and importing data directly into Exatouch! We’ve expanded our export capability to include new fields, including Vendor fields used to link items and vendors.

Expanded Inventory Item Import, Including Vendor Linking

Simplify your inventory updates by importing the data directly into Exatouch! We’ve expanded our import capability to include new fields, including Vendor fields you can use to connect existing vendors or create new vendors.

Security Profiles – Added an Open Orders Option!

We’ve added a new setting to Security Profiles: Register, Access All Open Orders. Enable to allow your staff to access all Open orders to perform Edit, Join, Print, Complete, and Void actions.

Release Notes: Exatouch Version 8.305+

Ready to update your Exatouch Point of Sale system? Here’s what you need to know about new and improved features available through this release.

New! Enter Credit Card Information Manually Directly in Exatouch

Now you can take credit card payments manually using Exatouch in addition to your existing payment devices. Simply tap the Manual CC Entry button in the payment work area, tap Pay, then enter required and optional information…

Offline Credit Card Processing – Detect and Reconnect

Working in Offline Processing mode? Exatouch now checks for internet access  while stations are in offline mode, once every minute until access is restored. When a check restores internet access, the Register app returns to online processing…

Checkout Fees

Customer Service Fee and Customer Fee are now Checkout Fee. This change complies with major card brand requirements.

Continued User Interface Improvements

We’re always working to make Exatouch better for you and your teams. This release, we’ve made two user interface updates for occasional and frequent users.

Estimated Cash Deposit Updates

We’ve updated the Estimated Cash Deposit field, and added it to several reports and snapshots. The total for Est. Cash Deposit reflects the net cash for deposit minus all non-cash tips. If a negative number, it is…

Update Factor4 Customer Data Automatically!

Updating customer data? Make all the changes you need in the Customer Detail work area, then tap Save to save your changes to Exatouch and update the information via API to Factor4. A timestamp added to the…

Updated EULA Messages

Updated the message for the EULA acceptance prompt for Merchants who have not accepted the Exatouch EULA: Your license is expiring in XX days, please contact support.

Release Notes: Exatouch Version 8.286+

Ready to update your Exatouch Point of Sale system? Here’s what you need to know about new and improved features available through this release.

Reports: Staff Shift

Additional columns have been added to the Staff Shift Reports: Owed to House and Owed to Staff. Pay Out Non-Cash Tips, disabled by default, controls the amounts shown in these columns.

Item Details: Inventory Adjustment Tab

Inventory adjustments happen. We’ve tweaked the behavior of this work area just a bit so you can double check your changes before you save them.

Print Customer Receipts Without Signature Lines

You now have the option to print receipts without signature lines. One less step in your payment processing facilitates a quick turnaround of payment acceptance.

Reports: Stock Location

The Stock Location report to helps you locate items, and summarizes pricing, cost, and margin information.

Item Details: Purchasing Tab

We’ve consolidated several groups of information on an item’s Purchasing tab to give you more visibility into your item activity and vendor information.

Promotions – Mix & Match Promotions

Do your customers love your mix & match promotions? We’ve made creating them easier–search for and add items by category and subcategory to speed promotion creation.

AGDC 2020 Scan Data Program

The Exatouch Altria AGDC file format has been updated to meet the format guidelines in effect as of 03/29/2020. To implement this change, upgrade to the current version of Exatouch. Once you upgrade, you can continue to…

Item Details: Work Area

Several fields are now at the top of the work area; you’ll have handy information available as you adjust, update, and modify items.

EULA Acceptance Prompt

The first time you upgrade or activate our software to versions 2.0.8.291 or higher, you, the Merchant, or your duly designated employee must accept the End User License Agreement (EULA) for each licensed copy of the Exatouch…

Settings: Inventory Preferences

Along with the stock type simplification, we’ve updated the inventory preference settings for default stock type. Set your default Stock Type if you expect to add new inventory or non-inventory items and define cost requirements as needed.

Item Details: Inventory Options Tab – Parent and Child Items

We’ve consolidated several common features in Inventory Options to expand how you manage your inventory. Use Inventory Options (was: Bulk tab) to establish Parent and Child relationships between items, and to set up Alternate SKUs as needed.

Item Details Tab: Placeholders

Several inactive items have been added to the Details tab, including E-WIC Eligible, EBT Eligible, and Make Available Online.

Item Details: Modifiers Tab

Looking for the Upcharge for a modifier on a specific item? This information is conveniently listed on the Modifiers tab for each item.

Item Details: Tax & GL Tab Changes

Tax Group Codes, Revenue Class, and Revenue Center selections are now on the Tax & GL (General Ledger) tab.

Item Details: Inventory Matrix Tab

We’ve consolidated your inventory matrix information into one work area, the Inventory Matrix tab.

Item Details – Updates!

Several Item Details work areas have been revamped to make it easier for you to navigate, add, and update your inventory items. Features you use day in and day out are now grouped together in an existing…

Item Details: Promos Tab – Every Day Promos

Does your new promo run every day of the week? Simply enable Every Day as you build your promotion on the Item Details Promos tab to run it with one tap every day between your start and…

Apply Discounts to Each Tender Type

Apply discounts to each tender type you accept. Show your customers these discounts on purchase receipts with easy to set up messages.

Item Details: Promos Tab – Price Reduction

Our new price reduction option lets you mark down prepackaged items created using your un-integrated scale. Quickly and easily discount deli, meat, or produce.

Item Details: Navigation Buttons

Navigation buttons and a selection of task options have moved to the bottom of Item work areas.

Simplified! Tax Included Option

To simplify item entry and tax calculations, a new “Tax Included” option enables merchants to automatically flag an item as “a tax included item”.

Updated! Tab Authorization

Bars and eateries will enjoy refinements to Exatouch’s “Tab Authorization” functions, including pre-auth override prompts, automatic customer labeling, split payment options, and a streamlined interface that further reduces the number of touches.

Now Available! Offline Processing Mode

“Offline Processing” mode allows merchants to continue operations during unforeseeable events such as Internet or network outages.

Introducing! Quick Menus

“Quick Menu” buttons provide quick access to special or popular items as defined by the user, reducing the number of touches and time spent at the register.

Automatically Capture New Customer Info when Emailing Receipts

A new preference “Save Customer when emailing receipt” allows merchants to automatically save new customer information from the email receipt prompt. This preference affects emailed receipts whether merchants use the “Receipt prompt” preference or the “Print default to email” preference.

Brand New! Fresh Sheet

The “Fresh Sheet” provides restaurants with a real-time countdown of menu items and specials. Located on the newly designed lock screen, servers can quickly view what’s new on the menu, what’s about to run out, and what’s…

Built for Speed! In-House Delivery Manager

A collection of enhancements has been made to Exatouch’s “In-house Delivery” and “Delivery Service” features, including “Whozz Calling Caller ID” integration. The Caller ID allows staff to greet customers by name and see their recent order history,…

New and Improved! User Access Controls

New “Access Controls” enable merchants to customize staff level permissions, providing greater control over which employees have access to certain modules, features, functions, and information throughout Exatouch.

New Look and Feel! Modifiers Redesign

Not only does the “Modifiers” redesign look great, it simplifies the ordering process! Modifiers automatically populate in an organized “waterfall” across the register, reducing the number of touches it takes to ring up required and optional modifiers….

Updated! Lock Screen

The newly redesigned, elegant “Lock Screen” provides quick access to Exatouch’s most frequently used features and screens.

Improved Labeling

Improvements to language and labels throughout the software enhance use and diminish the time it takes to locate information.

New and Improved! On-Screen Keyboard

The newly designed on-screen keyboard extends the utmost convenience and flexibility to all merchants. Boasting an intuitive design, the on-screen keyboard is a fast and intuitive alternative to the hardware keyboard, especially during high-traffic hours at the…

Ohio Liquor Updates

Exatouch continues to implement updates to support Ohio liquor merchants with a host of insightful, practical features which give Ohio merchants a competitive edge in the liquor industry!

Support for Beer Distributors in PA

Exatouch now serves PA malt beverage distributors! Generate PA1014 Malt Beverage Reports in the new Utilities LCB module with support throughout Exatouch.

Improved Labeling for Inventory Fields

Within Inventory Preferences, the label “Print labels on price change” has been changed to “Queue labels to print on price change” to clarify that labels are sent to print queue for printing (rather than immediately printing.)

New! Weighted Item (SBF) Override Preference

A new option has been added to Item Details for weighted Sold by Fraction (SBF) items.  When enabled, the “Override qty/time” preference allows all end users to override the qty obtained from an integrated scale.

Now Available! Override Price Preference

The new “Override Price” preference enables merchants to allow all users, regardless of access level, to change the price of a specific item or items at the Register.

Ohio Liquor Updates

Exatouch continues to implement updates to support Ohio Liquor Merchants with a host of insightful, practical features which give Ohio merchants a competitive edge in the liquor industry!

Michigan Liquor Support

Exatouch now serves Michigan liquor establishments, saving store owners time and giving them valuable insight into their liquor sales! A standard Michigan liquor database is provided for easy reference, and historically manual processes are automated by allowing…

Expanded Messaging for Checkout Fee (Customer Service Fee)

Customer service fee messaging has been expanded to include customizable messages for both paid customer receipts and open orders. Payment receipt messages display on paid customer receipts; Folio Receipt messages display on open orders. Restaurants will find…

New Options for Printing Merchant Copies of QSR Receipts

For Quick Service Restaurants and businesses who value quick turn-around, it’s all about speed! New preferences added to the QSR receipt option now allow merchants to decide if they need merchant copies when credit or PIN debit…

Change Due Prompt at Register

Enable “Change Due” prompts at the register to help cashiers give back accurate change when cash tender is applied. “Change Due” prompts are optional and can auto-close after a defined period of time. “Change Due” options are…

“Tax Exempt Item” Custom Button

Easily apply tax exemption to individual items or to groups of items by placing a dedicated “Tax exempt item” custom button directly on the register! This is useful for retailers who supply products to resellers.

Easy Activation for Liquor and CRV Module

Merchants who operate in Ohio, Michigan, and California can enjoy easy activation of relevant liquor and CRV features! Activation requires an Administrator’s PIN.

Date Filters in Reports

Date Filters are here by popular demand! Pre-set date filters make running reports a snap! Select from pre-set filters or build a custom filter.

User-Defined Reporting for Items and Services

Item-specific sales data can now be added to the Snapshot and/or Business Overview reports. Easily track sales, promotions and more for a specific item or service!

Age Verification Improvements

Age Verification enhancements include Age Verification Indicators, Manual Override, and the Age Verification Report!

Loyalty Rewards Preview

Exatouch has yet another way to promote your loyalty program and keep customers coming back! Loyalty reward points can now be printed directly from the Register on either the “Pay” tab or the “Details” tab, making it…