Category Archives: Wintix5

Wintix5 software information. Sell tickets or register for events with ease in your box-office.

Exchanging tickets for a different performance

If you are cancelling a sale at point of sale, clicking on the Cancel button only takes you out of the sale, but does NOT actually cancel the entire transaction and place it into the Cancelled Sales Graveyard. (We will … Continue reading

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How to exchange seats in Wintix 5

Go to   Sales | Sales Records | Search by: (you can search by sale number, customer name, etc.). We will discuss how to exchange seats in the same performance and how to exchange seats to a different performance. How to … Continue reading

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How to create a “holding, exchange, voucher” show for paid tickets that will be exchanged at a later date

This will most often occur in cases of family emergency or unexpected cancellation of a show.   In a case like this it is better to move the patron’s tickets to a holding show. The income from their purchase will … Continue reading

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How to add a payment to an existing sales record (GA)

Say someone buys another ticket and you need to add money into the existing transaction so it can be in same payment record. PLEASE NOTE: This is to add a payment for an event with general admission (GA). If the … Continue reading

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How to add a payment to an existing sales record – reserved seats

Say someone buys another ticket and you need to add money into the existing transaction so it can be in same payment record. PLEASE NOTE: This is to add a payment for an event with reserved seats. If the event … Continue reading

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How to back date to the previous build of Wintix

If you have downloaded an update for Wintix and are having issues with the new update, follow the below steps to go back to the previous build (the build date that you were running before updating): Close Wintix (close ALL … Continue reading

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It’s important to back up (backup) your Wintix every day!

As someone famous once said, “One day your computer will not work. period.” While we hope that never happens to you, the way to best protect yourself is to back up your data every day. Period. To do a backup, … Continue reading

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Why are “Total capacity” and “Seat remaining” grayed out in Edit a Show?

If you open the Performance window, you can see that, in the example below, the Total capacity and Seats remaining functions are grayed out. This is because the Use a seating chart box has been checked. Wintix will only use … Continue reading

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Setting ticket printer settings inside Wintix – no environmental variable

If you  have an environmental variable, go here for instructions. If you don’t have an environment variable on the computer, here is what to do: In Wintix, go to File | Ticket setup | Windows printer setup – you now … Continue reading

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How to find a cancelled sale

If the cancelled sales are still in Mainsale, go to Reports | Run of show | <Cancelled sales graveyard>  Click the Browse report button. You can go directly into each sales record by double clicking on the text on that … Continue reading

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