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This section covers common tasks that you might want to achieve. If you can't find the answer to your question here or in the rest of the Help try the PerfectTablePlan FAQ page . Most of these topics are available in a context-sensitive form from the How do I? button in the main tool bar.

Add a chart title/footer

Add a dance floor, stage etc to the floor plan

Add a graphic or logo

Add a new stationery layout

Add a title or text into the floor plan

Add or remove dots at the end of titles

Arrange multiple seatings for an event

Assign guests to seats

Change fonts and/or colours

Change how guest names are displayed in the floor plan

Change proximity for multiple guests

Change the print pagination

Change the size of the room

Change the table order

Choose a format to export to

Copy guests from one plan to another

Create a template floor plan

Customise standard guest titles

Email my plan

Estimate numbers and budget

Export a chart to Excel/Word

Export guest and seating data to Excel

Export to PDF format

Handle guests with unknown names

Handle post-nominal titles

Import guest details from Apple Address Book

Import guest details from Excel spreadsheets

Import guest details from Outlook

Import guest details from Outlook Express

Import guests in couples/families/groups

Insert a new guest into an existing group

Liaise with caterers

Load sample stationery

Lock guests to seats

Move guests from one group to another

Only assign guests who have accepted

Order a bespoke plan online

Print a guest list

Print invitations, place cards, badges, labels etc

Print legible plans on a small format printer

Print to poster size

Rename a table

Retrieve old versions of the plan

Set the RSVP status for multiple guests

Show gender in the floor plan

Show groups in the floor plan

Show the proximity for one group at a time

Show unassigned seats

Track details of non-seated guests

Turn off guest name capitalisation

Turn the floor plan grid on/off

Zoom in/out of the floor plan