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Creating a Product in Sync for Interfaced Leagues
Environment:
Sync CNS with BLS by CDE or Lexer
Applicable Version(s):
Sync 2.1 and Later, BLS 2016 and Later
Procedure:
The procedure below will assist in connecting an exported League to a Product in the Sync Office application. This will allow the league to be issued to the lanes, as well as support lineage payments, charge accounts, and prize funds.

This document assumes the league has already been created in the LRS application, and exported to the Brunswick Sync directory: C:\Program Files (x86)\Brunswick\Sync\SyncInstall\Data\CDE.

Creating a League Product in Sync Office:

  1.  Log into Sync Office.
  2. Select the Sales tab and then Products.
  3. Click on the Plus icon at the top of the screen to open the New Product Wizard.
  4. In the Properties tab, fill in the following fields:
    • Name: Name of the League as you want it presented on the Desk and in reports.
    • Product Type: Bowling
    • Sub Department: This will vary depending on your setup. Common sub departments are League Lineage, Leagues, etc.
    • Default Price: If the league has a set lineage price, you will need to enter it here.

  5. In the Details tab, fill in the following fields:
    • Resource: Select the appropriate lane resource. Standard value is Lanes.
    • Experience Type: Competition
    • Event Type: CDE League. This will be selected whether BLS or Lexer is used.
    • Count Mode: Match
    • Game Type: Ten Pin is standard, unless creating a special game league.
    • Theme Type: Select the appropriate Theme for league usage. Common themes are The League or MyLeague.
    • Settings: Select the appropriate Experience Setting. The default is League Settings.
    • Warm Up Minutes: This value will auto populate from the export file.
    • Import File: This is where you will select the BLS/Lexer export file to connect to the Product.
      1. Click the Edit button. This will open the export folder noted above.
      2. Select the appropriate league roster file from the directory. This file will end in a .r00 extension. The file name will be based on what was configured when you created the BLS or Lexer league.
      3. Click Open to connect the league to the Product.
    • Charge Account: Used if the center chooses to create an account that will allow the league to charge due lineage/prize fund amounts due to a later time.
      1. Click New to create a new charge account.
        • Name: Default name will be the League Name plus the word Charge.
        • Account Category: Select the appropriate category. You must have an account type other than System built, otherwise the account will not remained linked to the Product.
        • Max Charge: Used to set a max limit that the league can "charge off" to the account before they must pay.
        • PIN: Used to set a secure pin needed to access the account from Sync Desk.
      2. Click OK to complete the account creation.
    • Lineage Amount: This amount will be populated based on the Default Price from the properties page.
    • Lineage Allocation: Select the method of calculation used to charge for league lineage.
    • Charge Vacant Bowlers?: Indicates whether the league will be charge for bowlers that are absent.
    • Prize Fund: Used if the center chooses to create an account that will allow the league to deposit funds into a prize fund for later dispersal to league bowlers.
      1. Click New to create a new prize fund account.
        • Name: Default name will be the League Name plus the word Charge.
        • Account Category: Select the appropriate category. You must have an account type other than System built, otherwise the account will not remained linked to the Product.
        • Max Charge: Used to set a max limit that the league can "charge off" to the account before they must pay.
        • PIN: Used to set a secure pin needed to access the account from Sync Desk.
      2. Click OK to complete the account creation.
      3. If the prize fund account is created, you will also need to set the Prize Fund Allocation Amount and Prize Fund Allocation

  6. In the Availability tab, fill in the following fields:
    • Map: Select the appropriate availability map. Default is Standard.
  7. At this point the minimum requirements to create the league product have been filled in. Press OK to build the product.
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Revision Date:
09/11/2018 - Released to KB.

 
Modified 10/24/2019
Article ID: 1816