System Preferences are the Global Settings that affect all windows. These include your serial number, fonts, appearance, and default units.
*If you intend to change the font size and/or font family, you must first close all open Optimum Control windows.
To Access the System Preferences:
- Select "Settings" (upper left corner)
- Choose "Preferences"
- Select "System"
- Enter the details as below.
- Click "Save"
|Serial Number||This number is used for support tickets and upgrade notifications.|
|Font Size (OPTIONAL)||Indicate the desired font size that will be used in all Optimum Control windows. NOTE: A large font size may not display all characters in some fields.|
|Font Family||Select the preferred font to use in all Optimum Control windows.|
|Display Backup Reminder||This provides you with a backup database reminder when exiting the software.|
|Default Label Printer||Select a default label printer from the list of installed printers for printing barcodes or nutrition labels.|
|Default Units||Weight or volume units that will prepopulate automatically by default, but can be changed in items. Define whether you'll be using Imperial/US or Metric units, and select your preferred UOM.|
Preferred reporting units ONLY. These can be changed within the Items window and all units within the type can be used in any window.
Weight Unit: Recommended units are Pound for Imperial/US and Kilogram for Metrics.
Volume Unit: Recommended units are Gallon for Imperial/US and Liter for Metric.
Preferred Recipe Units ONLY. These can be changed within the Items window and all units within the type can be used in any window.
Weight Unit: Recommended units are Ounce (weight) for Imperial/US and Gram for Metric.
Volume Unit: Recommended units are Ounce (fluid) for Imperial/US and Milliliter for Metric.
|Show Reminder Notification||If using the Reminder widget, check this box to have the reminders automatically generate on your desktop.|
|Reminder Position on Screen||If the reminder notification is enabled, this will determine the location of the popup.|
|Report Logo||Select a logo to appear on all reports. This must be a square version of your logo, ideally 128x128 pixels.|