# Check in Bidders
At in-person events, you can use Auctria to check bidders in as they arrive. On the Bidder Dashboard, click Check-in Bidders to open the Bidder Check-in page.
You can search for the bidder by entering details such as their last name or a ticket number to find the bidder you want to check in. Click the bidder(s) you want to check in and then click Check-in Selected Bidders.
The bidder(s) will show as being checked in
There are several Actions available from the Bidder Check-In dashboard in addition to the Check-in Selected Bidders action.
# Add Bidder
If the bidder has not yet been entered into the system, yet, click Add Bidder to quickly add the bidder.
You can check the bidder in as you register the bidder.
Clicking Save Bidder will save the bidder and return you to the Bidder Check-in page.
# Link Selected Bidders
If you wish to "link" two bidders when they are checking in, simply check the appropriate box beside each bidder and click the Link Selected Bidders action button. See Link vs Merge Bidders? for more information about linking bidders.
# Send Access Token
To use the Send Access Token action a bidder must be selected first. Clicking the button will initiate the Bidder Access Tokens function and send an appropriate email to the selected bidder(s).
# Refresh Bidders
The Refresh Bidders action is most useful when there are multiple users from the Organization using the platform, especially the check-in features, at the same time.
Clicking the Options action will open the Check-in Options popup window.
This will allow you to add Additional bidder fields to show in check-in list as a comma separated list of bidder fields to show on the check-in page. See Bidder Reference for a list of fields. Also to note, the intent is for "simple fields" to be used here such as
Company for example.
Added Options fields may not show up without refreshing the your browser first.
# Assign Seating
Clicking the Assign Seating action will open the Seating Assignment page. See Assign Seating for more information.
# Sell Tickets
To use the Sell Tickets action a bidder must be selected first. Clicking the button will initiate the Sell Tickets function with the bidder pre-populated as the purchaser.
# Edit Bidder Details
If you want to edit bidder information at check-in or check the table assignment or address, click the Quick Actions icon (3 dots) and then select Edit Bidder.
Note that you can also delete a bidder and view bidder details from quick actions. If you select view details, you will open the Bidder window for that bidder.
If you selected Edit Bidder, a popup window will appear that allows you to edit Bidder details. Make any changes as needed and then click the Save button at the bottom of the popup window. Click the Cancel button to discard your changes and/or close the popup window without saving.