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Product Feature Guide

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Features Auction! V4 & V4 Cloud Event! V3
Event Types
Auction
*   *
Banquet or Ball
* * *
Tournament (golf, poker, sports) * *
Graphical Table Layout * *  
Items *   *
Live *   *
Silent *   *
Bid Board/Super Silent
*    
Retail items
(drink tickets, party favors etc.)
* 10
Pending Items (defer numbering) * *  
Basket Components * * *
Cash & Service (in-kind) Donations tracks cash & in-kind donations separately and no numbering tracks cash & in-kind donations separately and no numbering *
Pictures & Graphics * retail only  
Inventory Control Number * retail only  
User-definable Categories * retail only *
User-definable Sub Categories * retail only  
Automatic min bid/min raise for project, individual item override *  
Can Include a Catalog Title for Documents different from short description * retail bid sheet  
Join Details from Two Item Records Into a Single Item Record * retail only  
Party Bids/ Multiple buyers * retail only *
Multiple buyer items:
specify # available
*  retail only  
Pledge Bids/ Fund-A-Need/ Give from the Heart/ Raise Your Paddle *   *
Duplicate Items *  retail only *
Baskets or Containers *   *
Multiple buyers for a single basket *  retail only  
Duplicate baskets *  retail only  
Sales tax on certain items in basket * *  
Automatic Donor Tracking * * *
Automatic Value Calculation * * *
Show basket with which an item is associated * * *
View basket component descriptions * * *
Automatically add component descriptions to basket assembly * * *
Print components of each basket on bid sheet and invoice *  retail only *
Names * * *
Graphics attached to name record * *  
Bidders, Invitees, Donors * * *
Volunteers & Volunteer teams * *  
Track individuals special needs, role * *
Enter primary and secondary names separately in same record * *
Choose whether to list primary and secondary names as couple or individuals * *  
Choose whether company or name takes precedence * *  
Separate bid #'s for individuals in same record *    
Bid #'s can be up to 10 digits
(phone number as bid#)
* *  
Name Categories/Affiliations 16 16 8
Include additional household members in same record * *  
Include an external key such as a constituent ID in a name record * *  
Group individuals * *
Join Two Near-Duplicate Name Records Into One Name Record * *  
Rapid Add for Walk-Ins * * *
Reservations * * *
User-Definable Ticket Types * * *
User-Definable Entrees * * *
Track entree for each individual * *  
Add retail items to tickets * *  
Guests of Host can also purchase tickets * *  
Table Seating & Guest Count * * *
Individuals in same name record at different tables * *  
Tickets purchased by an individual or company can be donated to organization * *  
Documents * * *
Print Statements, Invoices and Reciepts to individual pdf to attach to email * *
Customized Style, Margins, Fonts * * *
Include Organization Logo * *
Bid Sheets/Clerk Sheets *   *
Add or Remove Fields *    
Save Customized Bid Sheets *  
Include item and/or donor graphics *    
Guaranteed Bid *   *
Customize "Guaranteed Bid" wording *  
Pre-printed bid increments *   *
Bid Sheets with Bidder lines * retail only *
Bid Sheets with Clerking line * retail only *
Clerking Sheets with single buyer or multiple buyer lines * retail only  
Catalog *   *
Customized Margins, Fonts *   *
Include Graphics *    
Add Prose Sections (Cover Page, free form texts pages etc.) *    
Add Name sections of Donors and or Volunteers *    
Print to Word     *
Print by acquisition date (for addendum) *   *
Gift Certificates * * *
Include Graphics * *
Tent Cards & Display Placards * * *
Item Tags * *  
Include Graphics * *
Mailing Labels * * *
Place Cards * *  
Name Tags * * *
Include Graphics * *  
Bidder Invoices * * *
Save Individual Invoices to pdf for email * *
Customized Layout, Style * * *
Itemized, Totaled * * *
Sales Tax on Item-by-Item basis * * *
Show Payments and Balance Due * * *
Sort Alphabetically, by Bid Number or by Table Number * * *
Multiple tax rates 3 3  
Donor Receipts * * *
Itemized and Totaled Listing of Donor Gifts * * *
Print Batch or Range of Names * * *
Statements * * *
Statements reflecting Donations, Purchases & Payments * * *
Customize Name Selection * *  
Winning Bids * * *
Bid Number Optional * * Req'd
Specific number of Winning Bids for multi-buyer item * retail items  
Change number of allowable winning bids on the fly * retail items  
Show Items with No Winning Bid * retail items *
Auto-Advance to next Item # or next Item without a bid * retail items *
Pledge / Fund a Need / Party Bids *   *
Show list of Pledge/Party bids on screen * *
Financials * * *
Income & Expenses Assigned to Sub Accounts * *  
Payments * * *
Record Payments for Purchases * * *
Record Payments for Cash Donations * *  
Expense Tracking * * *
Reports * * *
Customizable Reports * *  
Financial Reports * * *
Items Reports * retail only *
Item Sales Management & Performance Reports * retail only  
Name Reports * * *
Reservation Reports * * *
Cash & In-Kind Reports * * *
Data Exchange * * *
Merging Projects Together * * *
Smart Merge (resolve conflicts and join near duplicate records) * *  
Exchange with Auction! Partners * * *
Greater Giving
Credit Card Processing
* *  
Spire Payment Solutions
Credit Card Processing
* *  
Auction Frogs
Online Auctions and electronic bidding
*    
Import/Export more fields more fields *
Export Invoices, Receipts and Statements to individual pdfs * *
Embedded Help Menu * *