Your PayGo software can be easily configured to suit your preferences, from invoice popups to screen selections. Within your Workstation Setup screen, you will find all kinds of ways to make your software suit you! Parameter settings can be set within the Settings tab of your Workstation Setup screen, accessible via your Admin Central screen. This article will cover all options for parameter settings.
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Credit Card Parameters
This is the section for Payment Logistics settings, as well as basic credit card button display options.
param_cc_alert: This yes/no setting will set whether an alert will be shown on your workstation screen upon approval or denial of a credit card charge.
param_cc_auth_percentage: When authorizing a sale, this field will set the percentage of the total sale
param_cc_buttons: This setting will set whether your workstation will have the option to view both Credit and Debit buttons when making a sale. Enter CD to show both buttons, or leave blank.
param_cc_cloud_token: This is for the workstation token provided to PayGoCC users by Payment Logistics.
param_cc_device_serialnum: This is for the serial number of your credit card processing device.
param_cc_merchant_id: This is for the Merchant ID number provided to PayGoCC users by Payment Logistics.
param_cc_merchant_RP_number: This is for the Vendor ID/Merchant Key for your Payment Logistics account.
param_cc_password: This is for your Payment Logistics user password.
param_cc_signature_pad: This yes/no setting is for whether or not you are using a Payment Logistics compatible signature pad device.
param_cc_testmode: This true/false setting is for whether you are running your credit card transactions in test mode, meaning the transactions will not be charged when in test mode.
param_cc_timeout: This is where you can set the amount of time (in seconds) that PayGo will wait on a credit card request before timing out and cancelling the request.
param_cc_timeout_query_url: This is the URL for sending credit card processing queries to Payment Logistics.
param_cc_tip_request: This yes/no setting will set whether a tip request line will be automatically added to all transactions.
param_cc_type: This is where you will set your credit card processing type.
param_cc_url: This is the address of your server.
param_cc_use_device: This yes/no setting will set whether you’re using a Payment Logistics compatible device.
param_cc_username: This is for your Paygistix Client username.
param_spooler_type: This is for your spooler configuration type. Note: This setting should be used or specified by PayGo staff only.
param_use_paygo_buttons: This yes/no setting will set whether or not you will use the PayGo button values when posting credit card payments.
This section will cover basic Invoice and Sale Screen settings.
param_allow_pricechange_on_sale: This yes/no setting will allow you to change the price of an item while on your sales screen.
param_always_start_new_window: This yes/no setting will control whether your software will open a new window when creating a new sale. Note: This does not apply to WebDirect users.
param_assign_gc_option: When you sell a gift card or gift certificate, this yes/no setting will prompt an offer to assign the gift card or certificate to a PayGo customer, thereby adding the gift card to the recipient’s Customer Profile.
param_change_due_time: This setting will dictate how long (in seconds) the Change Due window will appear after a sale is posted.
param_consignor_sale_alert: This yes/no setting will send an automated email to your consignors every time one of their items has been sold.
param_cust_bday_warning: This yes/no setting will set an alert during a customer’s birth month when the customer makes a purchase. Customer must be set up in your Customer Profiles and added to the sale for the alert to appear.
param_cust_note_warning: This yes/no setting will open a Note Field alert whenever a customer is added to an invoice, allowing the cashier to easily add a note for the customer to the invoice.
param_invoice_scan_beep: This yes/no setting will set whether your software will make a “beep” when an item is added to an invoice.
param_invoice_tab_search_pref: When searching for an item to add to a sale, this setting will set when a search is triggered – when you exit either the Item or Quantity search fields.
param_popup_qty_default: This setting will set the default amount when an item triggers a Quantity entry popup when added to an invoice.
param_req_sales_person: This yes/no setting will set whether a salesperson will be required on an invoice when posting a sale.
param_run_tasks_on_server: This yes/no setting will force your software to run on the PayGo server when adding an item to an invoice and posting an invoice.
param_sales_screen: This setting will set which Sales Screen will be used when making a sale. This option is primarily set as the Workstation Type option within the Workstation tab on your Workstation Setup screen.
param_show_margin_on_quote: When preparing a quote, this yes/no setting will set whether the margin/cost will be shown to the customer on the quote.
param_suggest_previous_sales: This yes/no setting will set whether a customer’s recent sales history will pop up when adding the customer to a sale. The pop-up sales history allows you to add a previously-purchased item to a sale with one click.
param_use_alt_size: This yes/no setting will set whether an Alt Sizing (alternate sizing options) window will pop up on an invoice when selling an item with alternate sizing set within the item’s Product screen.
param_use_repair_modules: This yes/no setting will set whether a Repairs module will be accessible on this workstation.
This section covers general workstation settings, such as screen size, pay period lengths and login options.
param_assign_gift_card: This yes/no setting will se whether a gift card or gift certificate sale must be assigned to a customer account.
param_default_entry_screen_on_login: This will set which Central Screen will automatically open upon login.
param_default_zoom: This will set whether your PayGo software to zoom (enlarge) the default screen size on your workstation. This value is set in percentages, where 100 is the default (100%) size.
param_delete_warning: This will set whether your workstation will prompt a window to ask if you’re sure you want to delete when removing a record from your software.
param_find_pref: This will set the default Find method you prefer to use. Your options are Fields (the fields found on your screens) or Menu (the Find buttons accessed on your Menu).
param_hide_login_ad: This yes/no setting will set whether you would like to hide the PayGo Ad (also known as PayGo News) on your workstation’s Login screen. The PayGo Ad can be set by clicking the PayGoDisplay Setup button on your Admin Central screen.
param_lock_till_start: This yes/no setting will set whether the Till Starting Amount will be locked upon creation of each new till. The Till Starting Amount can be set within the Invoice tab on your Workstation Setup screen.
param_menu_screen: This sets which type of Menu Screen you would like to use. Your options are Central, Detail and Simple.
param_paygo_faceit: This is whether or not (On/Off) your workstation will run in PayGo FaceIT mode.
param_payperiod_length: This is where you can set your store’s pay period length (in days).
param_restrict_to_store_id: This yes/no setting will set whether or not your workstation will only show sales from its assigned Store ID.
param_share_till: This yes/no setting will set whether or not your workstation will share a till with other workstations at your location.
param_show_opensorta_buttons: This yes/no setting will set whether or not you can access OpenSorta buttons on your workstation. This setting is for OpenSorta customers only.
param_time_zone: This is where you will set your workstation’s time zone.
param_workstation_tax_1 and param_workstation_tax_2: If you’d like your workstation to use alternative tax rates, you would set them in these two parameters. Tax rates are primarily set within your Company Settings screen.
This section is for setting up restaurant-unique parameters, such as printer use (printer setup is covered in the Printing section of this article) and quick login options.
param_allow_quick_login: This yes/no setting will set whether or not your workstation will allow for Quick Login.
param_prompt_for_sale_type: This yes/no setting will set if you would like to specify if any new sale is for a Take Out or Dine In sale type.
param_use_kitchen_station: This yes/no setting will set whether your Kitchen printer station is active or not.
param_use_prep_station: This yes/no setting will set whether your Prep Station printer station is active or not.
param_use_restaurant_table_layout: This yes/no setting will set whether or not you will utilize PayGo’s Table Layout module.
This section is for settings related to your inventory and consignment inventory records.
param_add_consignor_as_customer: This yes/no setting will set whether adding a new consignor to your software will create a new customer account for the consignor.
param_allow_consignment_flat_rate: This yes/no setting will allow you to set a non-percentage-based consignment rate.
param_autoadd_new_adjustment: This yes/no setting will allow your software to create a new item record when scanning an Item ID into an Adjustment field. The Adjustment field can be found in your Product Screen.
param_consignment_sales_email_text: This field is where you will enter the text of the automated emails sent to a consignor when one of their items has been sold. This field is only active if you’ve set the param_consignor_sale_alert setting to Y in the Invoice section of your Settings tab in the Workstation Setup screen.
param_inventory_entry_default: This setting will set your default New Inventory screen when entering a new product into your software. The options for this setting are Form (most common), List, List–Popups, or List–Sites.
param_inventory_onhold_pref: This yes/no setting will set whether or not an item on an invoice that has been put On Hold will be taken out of your Inventory records.
param_new_consignment_screen_pref: This setting will set your default New Consignment Inventory screen when entering a new consignment item into your software. The options for this setting are Form (most common), List, or List–Sites.
param_product_dupe_screening: This yes/no setting will set your software to automatically check for existing matches in your inventory before creating a new Inventory item.
param_product_dupe_screening_requir: This setting will set which parameters to search for if you have selected Y for the param_product_dupe_screening option above. To set this parameter, enter the field names you would like to search for. You can enter multiple names in this field, separated by a comma.
param_restrict_negative_sales: This yes/no setting will set whether your software will allow selling an item that has a negative onhand inventory amount.
param_show_partial_po_as_received: This yes/no setting will allow items from partially-received purchase orders to be reflected in your inventory.
This section is for setting up phone number formats.
param_cell_format and param_phone_format: These settings are for how phone numbers will be entered and displayed in your software – for instance, ###-###-####, (###) ###-####, ###.###.#### and so on.
This is where you will set up printer preferences for your workstation.
param_print_id: This is for your PayGo Spooler print ID for your workstation. If you do not have a PayGo Spooler, you can disable this feature at the bottom of this section.
param_print_spooler_status_wait: This will set how long (in seconds) your workstation will wait to make sure your Spooler is running.
param_printnode_active: This yes/no setting will set whether PrintNode is active on your workstation. PayGo recommends using PrintNode as the default program for your printing needs. Your printer ID numbers for the selections below will be generated by PrintNode.
param_printnode_printer_id_fullpage: This is for the ID number of your workstation’s full-page printer
param_printnode_printer_id_kitchen: T This is for the ID number of your workstation’s kitchen printer. This is used mostly in restaurants.
param_printnode_printer_id_label: This is for the ID number of your workstation’s label printer.
param_printnode_printer_id_prep: This is for the ID number of your workstation’s prep station printer. This is used mostly in restaurants.
param_printnode_printer_id_receipt: This is for the ID number of your workstation’s receipt printer.
param_printnode_url: This is the URL for the PrintNode service. You should never need to modify this field.
param_printnode_username: This is for your username (or API key) for your PrintNode account.
param_use_paygo_spooler: This yes/no setting will set whether or not you will be using the PayGo Spooler on your workstation.