# Silent Items
Silent Items represent items that will be sold during a silent auction with their final bidding placed on a paper bid sheet.
- Items will be shown in the "silent" section of the Auction Catalog.
- Online pre-bidding is supported for "silent" item types. When the bid sheet is generated, it will show the highest online bid.
- Silent items can also be set up as Buy It Now Only Items where the starting bid is set to the buy-it-now price so there is no "bidding".