Macintosh OS X Postage Charge Ticket Instructions

Installing the font for Postage Charge Ticket

First, Right click on the barcode font link below.
Choose “Save link as” and save the file.

Right click on the WFU Postage Charge Ticket link
Choose “Save link as” and save the file.

WFU Postage Charge Ticket.xls

You will need both of the above files for the following process and for future mailings from your department.

For Different Versions of Macintosh Systems:

Mac OS X 10.3 or above (including the FontBook)

– Double-click and open file.

– Double-click the font file and hit the “Install font” button at
the bottom of the preview.

Mac OS X

– Either copy the font file(s) to /Library/Fonts (for all users),
or to /Users/Your_username/Library/Fonts (for you only).

Mac OS 9 or earlier

– You have to convert the font file(s) you have downloaded.
Drag the font suitcases into the System folder. The system
will propose you add them to the Fonts folder.

Completing and Printing Postage Charge Ticket

  1. AFTER the font is installed, open up the WFU Postage Charge ticket.xls file.
  2. Barcodes should appear on the Excel document as a result of the new font installed. If the bar code does not appear, please contact Tina Cole at 716-2030 or
  3. Key in your Department NameE-mail, and Department Budget Code in the first of the four tickets; the forms will automatically fill these fields on the other 3 tickets. You will need to Date and Sign each time you use a ticket.
    1. Valid Chart Codes: R (Reynolda Campus), H (Reynolda House), F
      (Development Foundation), X (WFU Foundation).
    2. The Fund Code will default to 111111. If you are charging the Postage to a different fund number, overtype the field. (For example, your fund number may begin with P, RG, SU, D, CG, A, RC, HCP, HGA, HRC, or ER).
    3. The Account Code will default to the postage allocation account code 70026.
    4. Type in the Activity and/or Location Codes as needed.
  4. Copy or print these slips in advance as needed. Each sheet provides four separate postage charge tickets.
  5. You may overtype fields in tickets 2-4 as needed, but be aware that you will overwrite the excel formulas in those cells. You may save a changed PCT to a different name and maintain your original PCT intact, or you can always download a fresh copy of the PCT from this webpage.

IMPORTANT:  the General Ledger numbers must be typed so that the barcode will properly format. Do not manually complete the Postage Ticket.

Using the Postage Charge Ticket

  1. Date and sign the ticket.
  2. Rubber band a ticket to bundles of mail, paper clip it to individual letters, or tape it to larger packages.