I know that I can do it with auto page numbering in Indesign, but that means I can only print raffle tickets 1-up which wont work. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Hi Cory, I’m planning on selling numbering templates that I creates using page layout and imposition software. I print and number tickets at
I’m trying to skip a couple numbers in the sequence. Is there an easy way to do that? I’m building an auction catalog with over 830 items but some of them aren’t going to be listed in the catalog. Is it just easier to restart numbering at that point? Thank you!
Yes, it is a pain to reprint one or two sheets if you have closed the file. I’ve learned to leave the file open on the desktop until the tickets are finished. This way if the perf, or cutter messes up I can easily reprint those ticket numbers without re-aligning the art & numbering.
Drag your cursor on the Font toolbar on the top of the ms word document and formulate necessary alterations. If you are troubling to find ways to include images to make your ticket look appealing and rich, then you need not worry. Just put your cursor on the Insert option in the tool bar and hit on it to add appropriate images befitting the occasion.
Publisher doesn’t allow for automated sequencing, with the exception of the numbers that come on the tickets in the template. Each ticket must be hand-typed unless you choose to follow the template sequencing.
The background image has a size of 22p5 by 5p6. You can choose any size as long as it fits onto your page. To fit the Rectangle Frame to the background image, select the Option + Command + C. This fits the frame to the content.
Enter your own text into the template once it is opened in Publisher. Click in the text boxes on the template to enter text. To change the color of the text, highlight it and use the tools under “Format” and “Font” to change the font color.
The current number of moviegoers is at an all-time high and the number is bound to increase even further. This implies that there will be a need to create more movie cinema joints and you definitely want your movie cinema to have an edge over the ones. You could see your movie ticket sales improve or have a high number when they debut by settling on the best and most appropriate movie ticket template. This site has been kind enough to offer you with the best and most presentable movie ticket templates that you could customize to generate movie tickets in an easier and more convenient way.
Then, when you go to print, click on the “Setup” tab of the Print dialog, then check “Thumbnails” towards the bottom. Select the gang-up layout of the thumbnails from the associated drop-down list. Then print. Voila!!
If the second number on your raffle ticket is one higher than the first number, you must have accidentally put the <> tag after the first number (causing the next number, on the same ticket, to increase by one). You only need the <> after the second number on each ticket, so the next ticket gets a new number. (But you don’t need it on the final ticket on the **page**, because the next **page** automatically gets a new number)
Just download the Raffle tickets with consecutive numbering and matching stubs from the Microsoft Office website. It is a 2003 version and I have Office 2010. The template has sequential numbering and displays 8 tickets on 2 pages, but I need 3000 tickets. How do I add more tickets to this document. I have looked online for tutorials, but most are for starting a ticket from scratch. Please help!!
Chuck, It does look as though using data merge is the best way, but rather than generating the numbers in Excel here is an improved number generator script to create indesign number and counterfoil numbering data merge files. We recently had to print 500 numbered tickets 8 up on 8.5 x 11. When we took it back to Bindery they would have had to hand collate the tickets back in order after the cut.
GREAT tip with lots of uses! Thank you. This will save me hours of work on some tickets I’m designing. However, I also need to set up table tents that have numbers on them. They’re 2-up, and are folded, so each number needs to appear twice on the same page. In short, I want a page with 1/1 and 2/2, and I’m getting 1/2 and 3/4. Am I missing an obvious fix? Thank you.
To make sure people get their prizes, give them lots of room to print their name, address, and phone number. Some people are leery about giving out their address, but do make sure you get a printed name and phone number.
Creating a sequential list of numbers, in Word, sounds like an intimidating task. Sure, you can create a numbered list quickly enough, but that feature works with additional text – you’re numbering something. If you want a list of just numbers, you have to work a bit harder. Word’s SEQ field might come to mind, but that solution is better suited to template-type numbering. In order words, this field works great if you’re numbering documents, labels, and so on. It doesn’t work so well if you just want to create a list of sequential numbers. You can use it that way, but it’ll be more work than it’s worth.
Thank you so much for this! These instructions were perfect and clear, and I got it all done, except when I go to print. It prints out 1 per page. I have Word 2007, and tried printing out on letter size with 4 per page, but then it prints them all very tiny in the corners. Can you help me? Thanks 🙂
Meet with the organizing committee and get a plan in place. Discuss the where the raffle should be held, why it’s being done, and where the proceeds go. You also need to discuss which prize or prizes you are giving away.Draw up a timeline. Plot out when you are to sell tickets and for how long and when the draw will be. Plotting the tasks that need to be done within the timeline is also a good idea. We have various to-do checklists that can help you get more organized.Design the raffle ticket. Here is where we can help you. This list contains several printable raffle ticket templates that are easy to download and customize.Make sure to keep track of the figures. Record how many tickets you are selling, have been sold, and left over. Also, make sure that the tickets have proper identifiers for the drawing of prizes.Sell tickets. Distribute the printed tickets to those who are to sell them and follow up on their sales.Stay up-to-date. Consult your timeline and meet with the organizing committee to discuss how ticket sales are doing and what should be done if it’s a little slow.Create safeguards. On the day before the draw, have the ticket sellers collect all tickets, sold or not. Pool all the sold tickets in a safe container.Draw for the prizes. Start with the smaller ones up to the grand prize. Make it as fun as it should be.Party! You gotta celebrate the success of you raffle draw. Don’t forget to thank they key people who made it happen.
Now, what if you want to create multiple tickets for your organization? It is a really hassle free and easy process. Once you have done with your editing and typing of the document, you just need to copy and paste the complete word template over and over again to generate multiple tickets.
I had wanted to create a file that didn’t require Excel as the data source, so I created one using SEQ fields. It was terrible and too huge to mention (thanks Doug Robbins), so I recreated it using Word as the data source so that people who only have Word can use it. You can create up to 5,000 tickets without changing the data file. If you only have Word and need to create more than 5,000 tickets, please don’t type the ticket numbers. Just drop me an email and I’ll create another data file for you with the required numbers.
To make the data file you fill the first column starting with the first number in the first row and put the second number in the first columen second row, and soforth, filling the column downward in in consecutive order until the correct number of rows is reached, then you start with the next number in the first row of the second column and work down again. This should make it clear that every row represents a stack of ticket. A spreadsheet like Excel can auto-fill the grid for you once you have enough numbers in place to establish the pattern, generally three in either direction.
Summary: If you need to include serial numbers in your printed matter (labels, letters, documents, etc.), the best way is through the use of Word’s mail-merge capabilities. This tip outlines how you can use this capability to get just the serial numbers you need. (This tip works with Microsoft Word 97, Word 2000, Word 2002, Word 2003, and Word 2007.)
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I normally use “Data Merge” in InDesign and use Excel (or something like it) to generate the list sequential numbering in word numbers for me. You would copy the numbers into a text file so that InDesign can read them as the merge data source. Note that you would have one ticket on the page and then let InDesign set the other tickets on the page (you can tell the Data Merge control panel about spacing).