The following changes and improvements were made to QuickBooks Point of Sale 2013 in release R10. Later releases (ones with higher numbers) include all changes in earlier releases.
Unless otherwise noted, these changes apply to all editions of Point of Sale — Point of Sale Basic and Point of Sale Pro.
General •Issue with installing the most recent update using the Microsoft Installer has been resolved.
Mobile Sync •Error in mobile sync referencing a sync token mismatch has been resolved.
MAS •Merchant accounts will now stay linked properly.
Items •Item search will now return accurate items when using the search option in the Item list.
Mobile Sync •Items using a longer ID will now sync correctly to the Point of Sale software from GoPayment, reducing the inventory accordingly.
MAS •Improved security when typing in the last four numbers of a credit card number
•Voided transactions will now be batched out as voids.
MAS •Resolved an issue where in certain situations the Merchant Services Center was reporting duplicate transactions. Note that this was a display issue only, there were no actual duplicate transactions performed.
Financial Exchange •Credit and debit batch times have been changed to 12:00 a.m. local time (for the merchant, Pacific Time for Intuit), to reduce interference with retail business operations. ◦This change is effective immediately for credit card transactions.
◦The change will also be made for debit card transactions within the next four business days. Until the change is completed for debit transactions, batching will continue to occur at 3:00 p.m. local time.
•Issues relating to remote stores potentially displaying breakout incorrectly after financial exchange with QuickBooks have been fixed.
•GoPayment transactions will now be grouped together in QuickBooks reconciliation after financial exchange.
Mobile Sync •An error that could result when creating a void in GoPayment and performing a Mobile Sync with Point of Sale has been resolved.
MAS •An issue where Point of Sale could potentially time out during credit card processing has been resolved.
General •Certain conditions could cause Point of Sale to not start correctly- This issue has been resolved.
Sales, Purchasing and Items •Improved messaging for reversing receipts that have been sent to QuickBooks
Corrected messaging about backorder items
Issue corrected with spreading freight among items on a voucher
An issue with the “Insufficient Quantity” messaging referencing the wrong item has been corrected.
An issue with accessing physical inventory after changing between stores has been resolved.
An issue with receiving an “Unexpected error” while editing customer info on sales receipt after printing Customer ID had been resolved
Mobile Sync •Help content for GoPayment Basic is now displayed.
Import/Export Data •Can no longer import Department Names and Codes over the allowed character limit.
MAS •Restarting POS will no longer be required after switching between merchant accounts.
An issue with cash back when using the same debit card in one day has been resolved.
An issue with an incorrect time showing up when reconciling POS credit and debit transactions in QuickBooks has been resolved.
An issue with all debit card transactions being grouped together after sending them from POS to QuickBooks has been resolved.
An issue with using multiple merchant numbers within POS for different data files has been resolved.
An issue with customer names not showing up on charges in the MSC has been resolved.
New messaging added to prompt closing POS after processing voice authorization transactions so they will batch out.
Receipt tendering updated to reflect the Discover Network which now includes Diners and JCB.
An issue with how transactions are charging after outages has been resolved
Multi Store Functionality •Assemblies built at the Remote store now displays the correct Remote Store On-hand Quantity.
Customers •When scrolling through the Customer List, the correct current customer reward is updated.
Will no longer give an error when adding new customers on different workstations at the same time.
Will no longer give an in-product error when emailing a Customer Order.
General •Improved performance when working with larger inventory data.
Security •Security check for associate level when editing items is now working as designed.
Sales, Purchasing and Items •Resolved an issue where using more than 11 digits in the PO # field would not save the PO
•Resolved an issue where editing receipts would incorrectly trigger a time stamp change
•Resolved issue when generating Purchase Orders using a specific option could result in wrong quantity being suggested
•Resolved issue selling multiple quantities of a group item and using price level discounts
•Resolved an issue with ALUs being copied over incorrectly to Purchase Orders under certain circumstances
•Resolved an issue where under certain circumstances scanning a UPC on the main screen would bring up the incorrect item
•Resolved issue where sales tax could still be charged when the option to collect sales tax was unchecked
User Interface and Navigation •Resolved issue where sizing of POS window could impact how many items were available for selection when using Quick Picks
•Minor usability fixes when navigating in the Customize Buttons window
•Resolved an issue with selecting department names after entering a partial name
•Resolved an issue where filtering on special characters were not returning expected results
•Resolved an issue where up and down arrow buttons would become unusable when sorting in the ‘Customize Buttons’ window
•Increased ease of use when removing discounts from receipts
•’Sales History’ button now available to be designed onto Receipts screen
•Previously available options when viewing Customer Orders from ‘I Want To’ menu have been restored
•Sticky notes now display messages properly when switching between view types
Payments •Resolved issue where upgrading gift card accounts at Remote stores could set account to ‘off’ incorrectly
•Resolved possible issues with how credit and debit tenders may appear on receipts
•Resolved an issue where incorrect message may appear using iPP350 PIN pad
•Formatting has been corrected in debit payments window
•Resolved issue where voice authorization messages were appearing incorrectly when closing POS
•Voice Authorization phone numbers now display correctly after upgrading
•Merchant Number now appears correctly in Voice Authorization Dialog
Mobile Sync •Resolved issue with refresh time display in mobile sync window when using the 24 hour sync frequency
•Resolved a problem where changing tax code name could result in taxable status change when syncing with Go Payment
•Home screen now available after selecting ‘Mobile’ check box in item list
•‘Sync to mobile’ field now more readily visible in Free and Basic levels of POS
Financial Exchange •Credit transactions sent via Financial Exchange will now be separated by date header when viewing payments to deposit in QuickBooks
•Resolved issue where alternate vendor details were not being sent correctly to QuickBooks
Reports and Printing •Resolved issue where Inventory valuation report would sometimes not run correctly after modifying date range
•Reprint options now available in customer history
•Physical inventory reports display correctly after adjustments are made
•Clarified messaging when printing tags from vouchers
Security •Resolved issue with entering dollar discounts when logged in under the Associate level security
•Resolved issue with Company Operations being available when logged in under the Associate level security
General •Performance improvement with larger lists
•Resolved error when clicking ‘Visit Now’ button in setup interview under certain circumstances
•Last received column will now display the last received date correctly
•Resolved issue where items were not able to be deleted at a client workstation
MAS •Resolved an issue which resulted in a ‘Batch Full-Settle Now’ message during credit card processing.
•Resolved an issue where credit card transactions were processed as manual instead of swiped
•Upgraders using direct dial credit card processing will no longer receive the message ‘Cannot establish connection with modem. Check modem setup’.
•Made security enhancements to all credit card processing work flows.
•Fixed an issue with manual transactions that resulted in AVS mismatch errors.
SDK •Fixed an SDK connectivity issue with the Request Processor.