To access the GPoS utility you need to ensure you are
outside of the till software (GPoS). The best way to do this is by accessing
the managers screen and selecting the “Shutdown” option; noting that this only
shuts the software down and not the unit.
While the utility has onscreen keyboards available for your
data entry, it may be best to plug a keyboard into the till directly through
its USB port.
Double press the GPoS Utility to get it to load, once loaded
it will present a login box like the below:
Simply press “continue”, this will then show a blue screen
but give availability to access the programming tools at the top of your
The next screen you will see displays options to change the
Header/footer, signature lines and the logo printed to your receipts.
Starting with the header/footer, each line can only have a
certain amount of characters before it can causes issues with the information
displayed on your print out; it is worth checking your receipt printers maximum
allowed characters per line. If you are unsure on this then make sure all
information is spread across separate lines in an easy and readable way.
It is possible to also make your information present in a
certain way, see the below table for reference:
Any data mentioned between <Don> and <DOFF> will print in
double width. Please remember that this effectively halves the amount of data
that can fit on a line.
Any data mentioned between <BON> and <BOFF> will be
printed in bold.
Any data mentioned between <RON> and <ROFF> will print in
red (on printers that support it).
Print the current date and time (at the point of printing the
Print the ecr code as specified in system option #101
Print the ecr name as specified in system option #102
Print the branch id as specified in system option #104
With your Logo’s it can have potentially any graphics on it,
provided that the image is formatted as bitmap-monochrome and keeps to a sizing
ratio of a multiple of 8 in both height and width; re-sizing through paint may
be required if it doesn’t print correctly.
An example is an image from the GPoS Manual, this logo for
Stella follows the multiple of 8 rule in its ratio settings and is set to be