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User manual
SUPERCASHS TOOLS
SUPERCASH TOOLS IS AN APPLICATION WHICH ENABLES EASY OPERATION WITH SUPERCASH S FISCAL
CASH REGISTER
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
SuperCash Tools Program is designed to work with Geneko SuperCash S fiscal cash register. The program allows you to
add new and edit existing data stored in cash register memory. The communication between cash register and
computer is done via serial (RS-232) port. The data that can be manipulated and added to the cash register are:
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items
heading
advertisements
department
cashiers
Tax rates
turnovers
Besides this information, program enables reading of turnovers data by: items, hours, cashiers and departments.
INSTALATION
Instalation package contains two files:
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setup.exe
SetupSuperCashTools2.msi
The installation starts by executing the setup.exe file. If your system does not have Microsoft. NET Framework 2.0
installed, first install it, because the program requires this package to work properly. The whole process of installation is
very simple - just follow the instructions on the screen and choose the location where you want to install the program.
MAIN WINDOW
The main window contains functions for working with the cash register. All data are grouped by tabs: PLU items, header,
advertisements, departments, cashiers, tax rates and turnovers. Each tab, except turnovers, has the appropriate button
to save and to cancel changes.
Main window enables direct access to:
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Serial port adjusting
Reading data from cash register
Writing data into cash register
SERIAL PORT ADJUSTMENT
Before you begin reading or writing data into cash register, it is necessary to correctly configure the serial port on the
computer that is connected to cash registers. Clicking the Settings menu item and choosing the Fiscal device settings, a
new window will open which allows you to set serial port number and baud rate.
From the drop-down list with the names of serial ports, the appropriate port has to be chosen, and then the correct
port speed (baud rate).
READING DATA FROM CASH REGISTER
By clicking on the Read from fiscal device, a window with options to read data from the cash register opens. First
appropriate checks must be done to read data from the cash register.
When reading items from cash register there exists two options
1. Reading all aricles
2. Reading range of articles
In addition, care should be taken when reading all or large amount of items because it can take some time especialy on
slow port speeds.
Clicking the Read button starts the procedure of reading data from the cash register. Reading status, and possible errors
are displayed on the status bar of the main window.
Upon completion of reading it is possible to modify data.
ENTERING DATA INTO REGISTER
By clicking the Write to fiscal device, new window with options for writing data into cash register opens. Appropriate
checks must be done in order to write data to cash register.
When writing items there are three posible options:
1. Write all items
2. Write range of items
3. Write certain item
To write certain items, type in item numbers in filed next to PLU radio button. Number must be delimited with “,”
character. Even a range of item numbers can be defined with first and last item numbers are delimited with “-”
character (e.g. “1,4,5,10-15,20”). Click Write button to write data to cash register.
E XAMPLE FOR WRITING C ERTAIN ITEMS
Typed value 2,7,9,45-62,89,102 means that items with numbers 2,7,9, than the range of items from 45 till 62 and items
89 and 102 will be writen to cash register.
WORKING WITH ITEMS
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Insert new item
Delete all Items
Delete marked Items
Largest Item number that can be entered in cash register is 11956. Items in table can be added, changed or deleted.
New Items can be added in two ways:
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Click on a button New PLU (new window for adding Items will open)
Entering the line below last item in a tabel of all Items
Before writing Items to cash register changes to Items table must be saved first by clicking on button Save changes.
Changes can be discarded by clicking button Cancel changes.
NOTE: Deleting Items from the table does not delete items from cash register. Also, when writing Items to the cash
register, items numbers that already exist in cash register will be overwritten with new data.
Delete certain items from the cash register is done by selecting items from table and choosing from the menu: Fiscal
device -> Deleting -> Delete selected items. Selection is done by holding the Ctrl key and clicking on the far left cell of the
Item row.
WORKING WITH HEADER
The header consists of nine lines. Each line has five attributes that describe header line. These are:
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Alignment (left, right, centered)
Bold
Condensed print
Default setting (the line will be left aligned and will not be bold or condensed)
Print line (if this is not checked, the line will not print)
WORKING WITH ADVERTISEMENTS
The advertisement follows the same rules as the header. The only difference is the number of lines. Advertisement have
three lines.
WORKING WITH DEPARTMENTS
The number of departments is 100. Departments are sorted by number in ascending order. Before writing to cash
register any changes must be saved first. The name of the department can not contain more than 10 characters.
WORKING WITH CASHIERS
The maximum number of cashiers in cash register is 10. Reading and writing always works with all 10 Cashiers. Cashiers
are sorted by number in descending order. Any changes must be saved before writing to cash register.
WORKING WITH TAX RATES
There are five Tax rates. If a Tax rate should not be defined, its value should be **. **. Any changes must be saved
before writing to cash register.
TURNOVERS
Turnovers that can be read from cash register are by items, hours, departments and cashiers. All turnovers are grouped
into tabs. Any reading operations canceles (zeroes) turnovers in the cash register, and each following reading will not
show turnovers that have been alredy red.
IMPORTING AND EXPORTING DATA
Data exporting is performed by selecting from the menu Data -> Export data.
Selecting this option opens a Save as dialog for data exporting. Data can be exported in two formats, XML or CSV. If the
XML format is selected, all data will be exported. However, the CSV format can record only Items.
Data importing is performed by selecting from the menu Data -> Import data. The Open file dialog will open from wich
you can choose file to import.

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