Setting ticket printer settings inside Wintix – with an environmental variable

(Last Updated On: May 30, 2019)

If you don’t have an environmental variable, go here for instructions.

If you have an environment variable on the computer, here is what to do:

  • In Wintix, go to File | Ticket setup | Windows printer setup – you now see the label designer window.
  • Go to File | Page setup.

page setup

  • The Report properties window will open.
  • Check to see what printer is listed in the Printer field.

printer field

  • You need to have your ticket printer appear in this field.
  • To change the printer that appears in the Printer field:
    • Close Wintix
    • Click on your Windows Start button that is in the lower left corner of your monitor.

start button

  • Click on Devices and printers.
  • Right click on your thermal printer and set it as the default printer.

default printer

    • Open Wintix back up.
    • Click on File | Ticket setup | Windows printer setup  and choose File | Page set up so you can see the Report properties window.

default printer 2

  • Go back to File | Ticket setup | Windows printer setup and choose File | Page setup again so you can see the Report properties window.
  • Check that your thermal ticket printer is now listed in the Printer field.
  • Check the Save printer environment box and click OK.

default printer 3

  •  After you click OK, the next thing to do is to go back to Printers and devices, and make your report printer your default printer.

default

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