Raffle Prize Items Detailed

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Raffle Prize Items are used as the prizes for raffles; or, as an option in which the item is being awarded to the bidder without a cost.

Item

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An example taken from a demonstration event.

  • Item # See Item# when adding a new item -- this is a required field.
  • Title See Title noting this as a short amount of text describing the item -- this is a required field.
  • Type See Raffle Prize Items for more information about this item type.
  • Item category See Item Categories for more details on their usage.

Description

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  • Description See Description -- this is used for the long description of the item to expand on the Title detail.
  • Terms and Conditions This is used to describe any specific Terms and Conditions bidders should be aware of. See How To List Terms And Conditions as an example application.
  • Reference Number This can be used for any external reference for the item.

Pricing

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  • Value A monetary value of the item. See Pricing for more information.
  • Taxable value See Taxable Value for more details on how to use this field.
  • Shipping Cost Amount to charge for shipping to winners of this item.
  • Sales tax category This is generally only used when you are charging Sales Tax on the item. See Sales Tax Categories for more details.

Raffle

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If a Raffle Prize type item is created manually you can set its Raffle in this section. A Raffle Prize item created using the Add Raffle Prize function under the *Raffles section will automatically set this property.


Availability

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  • Quantity This value is used to denote how many of the item will be available.
  • Allow multiple winners This option allows for multiple winners (when there is more than one of the item available). See Allow Multiple Winners for more information on using this field.
  • Max per bidder This option, when Allow multiple winners is enabled, will restrict the quantity a bidder may win.

Online Availability

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  • Override online visibility startOverride online visibility start time is optional and can be used to control when this item is visible on the Auction Website in Item Catalog elements.
  • Override online visibility endOverride online visibility end time is optional and can be used to control when this item is visible on the Auction Website in Item Catalog elements.
  • Override online bidding/sales startOverride online bidding/sales start time is set if the item will have a different scheduled start time than the default auction Online Availability time.
  • Override online bidding/sales endOverride online bidding/sales end time is set if the item will have a different scheduled end time than the default auction Online Availability time.

Donor

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  • Donated by This is used to show the Donors of the item.
  • Solicited by Used for the name of the person that approached the donor about this donation. This information is generally only used internally.
  • Receiptable value Used for the item receiptable value, see Receiptable Value for more details.
  • Receipt required An informational checkbox only. See Receipt Required for more information.

Options

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  • Is basket lot/package? Enabling this checkbox will, once saved, add the Contents tab to the item. This checkbox indicates the item is a basket or package containing Partial Items and/or For Sale Items.
  • Is gift certificate Enabling this checkbox will allow for Gift Certificates to be printed from Auctria.
  • Highlight item Enabling this checkbox will allow you to display the item in an Item Catalog configured to display Items Marked Highlight.
  • Exclude from website & catalog Enabling this checkbox will always exclude this item from all printed and online catalogs.

Other

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  • Location This is an informational value only. This field is often used as a means to note the specific physical location of the item.
  • Bidsheet Closing Time This is an informational value only. For Silent Items, this is the time when the item bidding will be closed.

Consignment

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  • Consignment category See Consignment Categories for more information.
  • Consignment Minimum The minimum cost of the expense generated when this item is sold.
  • Consignment Maximum The maximum cost of the expense generated when this item is sold.

See also Consignment Items for more information about this section.


Form Wording

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  • Display page text If set, this text is used on the Display Pages instead of the description.
  • Bid sheet text If set, this text is used on the Bid Sheets instead of the description.
  • Certificate text If set, this text is used on the Gift Certificates instead of the description.
  • Catalog text If set, this text is used in the Auction Catalog instead of the description.
  • Statement text If set, this text will be shown on the Bidder Statements.

Notes

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This is an internal only information area that can be used to make notes for the items. This information is not displayed anywhere.


Last Revised: November 2022