Category Archives: ScanTix

Barcode scanning software solution for web-enabled hand-held scanners, web-enabled desktop computers, and web-enabled laptops.

ScanTix release 2013.03.01

Modifications Include: 1) Enhanced ticketAuthenticationSize configuration feature so that zero (0) setting is now possible for disabling authentication check.

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ScanTix release 2013.02.28

Modifications Include: 1) Added feature so that ticketAuthenticationSize is now configurable in web.xml. 2) Added compatibility with v6 Wintix/Webtix database.

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Create a login/password for ScanTix

If you are using ScanTix for the first time, you need to generate a login and password. 1) Create a Wintix clerk/password (usually all numeric for both to accommodate hand-scanners keypad) by clicking on Tools | Passwords | Edit the … Continue reading

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Have to hit “Transmit Scan” each time you try to scan a ticket?

A Scantix customer emailed us a problem: We have the scanners logged onto our ScanTix site and things are working except it appears we have to hit TRANSMIT SCAN for each ticket to see if its valid. Which reloads the … Continue reading

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Getting barcodes to print so they can be read by a scanner

NOTE: These instructions are superseded by the other bar code instructions. Generating bar codes with Windows fonts would work okay. However, it is a much better choice to generate bar codes using images or using font substitution. See: http://help.centerstage.com/2014/10/generating-qr-bar-codes-on-tickets/ Some … Continue reading

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Are there potential problems with print at home tickets?

A “print at home ticket” can be reprinted many times. If anyone arrives at the theatre with a reprinted “print at home” ticket, anyone can be let in. On the night of the performance, have your Report | By show … Continue reading

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A look at how Scantix works

Scantix is not easy to install unless you are comfortable dealing with things like XML and Java. That is why we install Scantix for you. Here is a look at a test performance of Footloose. Scantix only works on the … Continue reading

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