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Point of Sale Require Customer

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This module was written to extend the functionality of odoo pos and allows you to require a customer for each pos order. In the pos session configuration, you can choose to require the customer for pos orders.

If a customer is not selected, the pos ui will display an error message. In the backend the customer field is required when needed.

Two new options are available:

  • Customer ‘Required before starting the order’;

  • Customer ‘Required before paying’;

‘Required before starting the order’ Option

In the frontend PoS, the default screen is the screen to select customers.

  • Users are not allowed to start selling before having selected a customer;

  • Users can not ‘deselect a customer’, only select an other one;

‘Required before paying’ Option

In the frontend PoS, the user can start selling, but if the user tries to make payment and if a customer is not selected, the pos ui will display an error message.

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To configure this module, you need to:

  • go to point of sale -> configuration -> point of sales

  • select the point of sales you want configure

  • search for the “Require Customer” and choose between the following values:
    • ‘Optional’; (this module has no effect on this PoS config)

    • ‘Required before paying’;

    • ‘Required before starting the order’;


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This module is maintained by the OCA.

Odoo Community Association

OCA, or the Odoo Community Association, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to support the collaborative development of Odoo features and promote its widespread use.

This module is part of the OCA/pos project on GitHub.

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