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Menu Category

To create a menu category:

  1. From the Xenial Portal homepage, select Data Management.

  2. From the Ordering Settings menu, select Menu Layout.

  3. From the Menu Layout menu, select Menu Category.

  4. From the Menu Category homepage, select New Menu Category.

  5. From the menu pane on the left, select a page and define the respective settings.

    The following introduces the pages of the Menu Category editor.

    Page

    Description

    General

    Define general settings including the category name and its active status.

    Appearance

    Select the images to display for this menu category.

    Suite Catering

    Determine how the products will be displayed in the menu category when used in Suite Catering.

  6. From the upper-right of the screen, select Save.

General

Xenial Portal Data Management Ordering Settings Menu Layout Menu Category

From the General page of the Menu Category editor, define the following:

  1. In the Name field, type a name for the menu category.

  2. Toggle Active to Active if the menu category is available for use at the site.

    • Multi-site users: To the right of the field, select the globe icon to define values for each site.

Menu Groups

To add menu groups to a menu category:

  1. From the General page, locate the Menu Groups section.

  2. Select Add Menu Group.

  3. From the Add Menu Groups window, select the menu groups to add to the menu category.

  4. From the lower-right of the Add Menu Groups window, select Add [#] Menu Groups.

  5. From the Menu Groups section, use the control to the left of each listed menu group to sort the groups in the desired sequence.

Menu Categories

To add existing menu categories to a menu category:

  1. From the General page, locate the Menu Categories section.

  2. Select Add Menu Categories.

  3. From the Add Menu Categories window, select the menu categories to add to the menu category.

  4. From the lower-right of the Add Menu Categories window, select Add [#] Menu Categories.

  5. From the Menu Categories section, use the control to the left of each listed menu category to sort the categories in the desired sequence.

Appearance

Xenial Portal Data Management Ordering Settings Menu Layout Menu Category

From the Appearance page of the Menu Category editor:

  • Select the images to display for this menu category.

  • Define the menu category descriptions.

To select the images for this menu category:

  1. From the Menu Category Images section, select the applicable Image Set.

  2. From the action bar located above the Image Set list, select Edit.

  3. From the Edit window, define the following:

    Field

    Description

    Description

    Type a name or description of the image.

    Image Source

    Select the source of the image:

    • URL - Specify the network or Internet URL for the image. In the Address field, type the URL for the image file.

    • Upload Image - Upload an image to the cloud. Select Choose File to locate and select the image file.

    The image is displayed in the Preview section. Select the image to zoom in.

  4. From the lower-right of the Edit window, select Done.

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All Image Sets with a Usage type of Menu Category are listed in this section. To add an Image Set to the list, use the Image Sets editor.

Xenial is not responsible for any copyright violations.

From the Menu Category Description section, define the following:

Field

Description

Menu Category Short Description

Type a short description to identify the menu category when used in Suite Catering.

Menu Category Long Description

Type a long description to identify the menu category when used in Suite Catering.

Suite Catering

Xenial Portal Data Management Ordering Settings Menu Layout Menu Category

From the Suite Catering page of the Menu Category editor, determine how the products will be displayed in the menu category when used in Suite Catering.

From the Menu Category Display Option field, select the desired option:

Option

Description

List View

Display SuiteSpot menu items in a vertical list, showing only item names and prices.

Panel View

Display SuiteSpot menu items in rows and columns, showing item details and images.

Menu Category Actions

To perform an action on a menu category:

  1. From the Menu editor homepage, select the menu.

  2. From the left of the menu name, select the plus sign + to expand the menu components.

  3. From the list of menu components, select the menu category.

  4. From the right of the Type column, select the 3-dot menu.

  5. From the dropdown, select an action:

    Action

    Description

    Edit

    Edit the menu category properties.

    Remove

    Delete the menu category.

    Unlink

    Remove the association between the menu category and its menu.

    Duplicate

    Create a copy of the menu category.

    Move Up

    Move up one level on the list.

    Move Down

    Move down one level on the list.

    Move to Top

    Move to the top of the list.

    Move to Bottom

    Move to the bottom of the list.

    Add Menu Item Group

    Create a new menu item group and link it to the menu category.

    1. In the Name field, type a name for the menu item group.

    2. (Optional) To open an editor and define the properties of the menu item group immediately, select Open in editor after creation.

    3. Select Done.