Scrolling Receipt Request Message (Tran Type 36-10)

Simplify supports a Scrolling Receipt Request message from the POS process.

If Simplify receives a Scrolling Receipt Request message, it responds by displaying the data sent in this request. There are currently two types of supported data: item data and a running order total.

After a Scrolling Receipt Request message is sent, the only message types that can be processed are additional Scrolling Receipt Request messages or a Scrolling Receipt Stop message.

If additional Scrolling Receipt Request messages are sent, the additional item data will be appended to the existing item data display and the running total will be updated with the most recent total. If the item data will not all fit on the screen, the oldest item data will not be displayed.

The display of scrolling receipt data is terminated by sending a Scrolling Receipt Stop message (36-11). When the PIN Pad receives this message, it will display the Idle screen. The PIN Pad will then be available to process messages as usual.

Scrolling Receipt Request Message Format

The Scrolling Receipt Request message is a Non-Financial message (Transaction Type 36), with a format as described below.

API Field #, Value Description
0001,36 Transaction Type 36. Non-Financial message
0011,xxx.. Field 11 is defined as User Data. See Appendix F for the use of this field
5001,xxx.. Non-Financial Data
This field can be included in the Scrolling Receipt Request message. It allows the POS system to send up to 2 lines of text to be displayed on the screen (in addition to the canned text on the screen)
The format of this field is TTTLLLVVV…VV, where:
    TTT is a Tag
    LLL is the length of the data
    VVV..VV is the data to be displayed
TTT - Currently defined tags for Message Type 10 are:
    001 – The data describing the item just scanned
    002 – The running total of the price of all items, to be displayed on the bottom of the screen
This field should contain data formatted for the desired display output. The maximum length will depend on the platform. If tags other than 001 and 002 are sent, they will be ignored.

Sample Scrolling Receipt Request Message

An example of a possible Scrolling Receipt Request message (from the POS process to Simplify) is:

API Field #, Value Description
0001,36 Field 1 is the Transaction Type. A value of 36 indicates a Non-Financial transaction
0011,xxx.. Field 11 is defined as User Data See Appendix F for the use of this field
5001,0010252LB PKG STRAWBERRIES 2.98002013SubTotal 2.98 001 = Tag for Item Data
025 = Length of Item Data
2LB PKG STRAWBERRIES 2.98 = Item Data
002 = Tag for Running Total Data
013 = Length of Running Total Data
SubTotal 2.98 = Running Total Data

Additional Samples (field 5001)

Value in Field 5001
001018CELERY STALKS 1.29002013SubTotal 4.27
001024SEEDLESS WATERMELON 2.98002013SubTotal 7.25
001027BLACK BEAN VEGGIE BRGR 2.50002013SubTotal 9.75

Sample Screens

The following screenshot shows the end result of sending the above four sample messages one after another:

The above screenshot uses the default font size for scrolling receipts. As shown in the following two screenshots (next page), Simplify can be configured to use two smaller font sizes for scrolling receipts. Please consult your Elavon representative if you want to use a non-default font size for scrolling receipts.