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ValueCatDisp() – Create a Values report with only certain price categories

The ValueCatDisp() function allows you to create a Values report with only the price categories you want. This is advanced programming, so if you would like to use this function, please let us know and we will help you from … Continue reading

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Gift cards – common pitfalls

Gift cards are pretty simple. They are simply a way to store value for use in Wintix and Webtix. There are two common pitfalls: In Wintix, when you click on File | Payment types, you will see several different payment … Continue reading

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Grep command

Grep is a handy utility to find a text string within a file. Here is the command I use: grep -Hrn “Payment and Delivery” . There are some notes: Like everything else in the linux/unix/command line world, grep is case … Continue reading

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Changing text in Webtix (the language function)

With Webtix, we have made our best guess as to what your customers will understand. For instance, the word “performance” refers to a single date and time of an event. However, customers may expect the word “game” to refer to … Continue reading

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Wintix 6 – Setting up promotional prices

Wintix 6 has a different way to set up the promotional prices. In this version, promotional prices have all the features of regular prices. Here’s how to set them up. First, select the show.             … Continue reading

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Server crash of August 28, 2015

Time: 0720 First indication was that customers were reporting that Wintix was no longer working. Emails were streaming in. Our support lines were jammed. The problem was with the Data5 server – our busiest. I checked it and found the … Continue reading

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What are father/daughter sales?

Note: this is version 5 only The Father/Daughter sale concept refers to the fact that group sales are a series of records. The first sale of the group is the “Father sale.” Any payments made for the original sale are … Continue reading

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Webtix6 release 2015.01.19

Code modifications include: 1) Enhanced admin editing of shows. 2) Enhanced processing order. 3) Enhanced database queries. Files updated since Webtix6 release 2014.12.03: (many files changed) _includes/lib.php _includes/test_version.php

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ScanTix release 2015.01.16

Modifications Include: 1) MySQL connector and certain query code was changed to better handle newer releases of MySQL database engine. Best run with: 1) Latest Java 2) Tomcat6 3) MySQL5

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Webtix6 release 2014.12.03

Code modifications include: 1) Enhanced health check. 2) Enhanced installer. 3) Enhanced inventory item selling. 4) Enhanced database queries. Files updated since Webtix6 release 2014.10.10: (many files changed) _includes/lib.php _includes/test_version.php

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