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Re: DSC - dhpos self checkout

Post by daleadmin » Tue Aug 07, 2012 11:16 pm

Dukane,

You could come to the chat room and ask.

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Re: DSC - dhpos self checkout

Post by emery » Wed Aug 08, 2012 11:50 am

The Version numbers go by Year.Month ... this is only the third release, it is worth downloading, features are still being added, but most bugs are gone, just like dhpos.
DSC "Dhpos Self Checkout" Is currently being worked on again, the new site is at
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Re: DSC - dhpos self checkout

Post by brucef2112 » Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:50 pm

Em' said:
... it is worth downloading, features are still being added, but most bugs are gone, just like dhpos.


hmmm, didn't know dhpos was a bug that had to go?!?!?
Those midis land snob lazers in ca are a crafty bunch! :-)

Your program is coming together Em' ! Keep up the good work!
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Re: DSC - dhpos self checkout

Post by emery » Fri Aug 17, 2012 11:47 am

Har Har Har bruce ;) You know what i mean :P

Anyways, how come you aren't in chat? :!:
DSC "Dhpos Self Checkout" Is currently being worked on again, the new site is at
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Re: DSC - dhpos self checkout

Post by ChrisKraus » Sun Aug 26, 2012 12:07 pm

I just attempted to try out this program.
I appreciate the warning about not putting the Self Checkout files in your DHPOS folder.
However, I would have appreciated it more in the PDF documentation, and not the program's startup screen, after it already did funny things to my test POS files, and for the record I did not press enter to continue, I exited as soon as I saw the opening screen.
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Re: DSC - dhpos self checkout

Post by emery » Sun Aug 26, 2012 12:25 pm

What "funny" things did it do to your pos files?
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Re: DSC - dhpos self checkout

Post by ChrisKraus » Sun Aug 26, 2012 12:29 pm

emery wrote:What "funny" things did it do to your pos files?

It made none of them recognizable, DHPOS opened up with a black & white screen, and went to an empty minimally-configured register file.
I didn't experiment any further, I just restored from backup.
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Re: DSC - dhpos self checkout

Post by ChrisKraus » Sun Aug 26, 2012 1:24 pm

Well, I was honestly going to test it, except:
  • I couldn't get it to read any POS files
  • It doesn't save it's configuration, I have to redo it every time I open the program
  • It doesn't seem to like POS files over 1 character (e.g. I had a file called SC1.POS, and the error kept referring to 1.POS, SC.POS = C.POS)
  • It couldn't find a global register?
  • It crashed.
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Re: DSC - dhpos self checkout

Post by emery » Sun Aug 26, 2012 2:03 pm

You are the only person out of many who have reported this as a problem, it could be caused because it is not allowed to save anything on to your computer or read anything.

Try running it in administrator mode, could you give me the specs on your computer? Is it running behind any malware programs that may be blocking it?
Are you on a company computer? They may be blocking the software.

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Re: DSC - dhpos self checkout

Post by ChrisKraus » Sun Aug 26, 2012 2:10 pm

emery wrote:You are the only person out of many who have reported this as a problem, it could be caused because it is not allowed to save anything on to your computer or read anything.

Try running it in administrator mode, could you give me the specs on your computer? Is it running behind any malware programs that may be blocking it?
Are you on a company computer? They may be blocking the software.

Thanks,
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Okay, I solved it & got it working by setting up POS on a top-level folder C:\DHSC\
First thing I notice is that the first item scanned does not appear in the list, but is added to the total.
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Re: DSC - dhpos self checkout

Post by ChrisKraus » Sun Aug 26, 2012 2:24 pm

  • No Operator Mode at Cash Payment Screen (e.g. To Park Sale)
  • Can't Go Back at Cash Payment Screen (e.g. Customer Forgot to Scan An Item)
  • No Way To Remove an Item (Common Issue)
  • Customer ID is a Hard Rule: It's either required or unavailable: Have a button to Enter Customer#
  • Program parks empty transactions.
  • Personal Request: Make Total the + Button
So far, I am getting some good testing out of this.
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Update: I just checked, None of my test sales have actually been recorded.
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Re: DSC - dhpos self checkout

Post by emery » Sun Aug 26, 2012 5:50 pm

It will not record sales because DaleH won't let it :(

    No Operator Mode at Cash Payment Screen (e.g. To Park Sale)
    Can't Go Back at Cash Payment Screen (e.g. Customer Forgot to Scan An Item)
    No Way To Remove an Item (Common Issue)
    Customer ID is a Hard Rule: It's either required or unavailable: Have a button to Enter Customer#
The above list is not a bug but can be added

Program parks empty transactions. -- Not sure, but i will look into it

Personal Request: Make Total the + Button -- Eventually i am going to make it so you can customize every button

Thanks for your feedback
DSC "Dhpos Self Checkout" Is currently being worked on again, the new site is at
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Re: DSC - dhpos self checkout

Post by bob5731 » Mon Feb 10, 2014 4:00 pm

Ware can I get a copy?
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