Table chart pane

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The table_chart_16Table chart pane shows a seating chart, ordered by table. This can be very useful for displaying at the entrance to an event. Tables with no guests assigned are omitted. It is not possible to change the plan from this pane.

Use the By drop-down list to display a line per Guest or a line per Group.

Use the Display drop-down list to change how guest/group names are displayed.

Use the Sort by drop-down list to change the way how guests/groups are ordered on each table.

You can also change the number of Columns in the chart and control the font and colours by clicking on the paint_16 button.

Click on the more_button_50_pc button to show additional options.

You can optionally show the seat, notes, meal choice, special requirements, RSVP status and group. The meal choice and special requirements can be very useful for caterers.

Click on the Title or Footer button to add/edit a title or footer for this pane. The Chart title/footer window will be displayed. We would really appreciate a mention of in the footer!

The order of the tables can be changed by clicking on Table order button to display the sort_16Table order window. Alternatively, you can change the order in the scematic_16Schematic pane. Tables are laid out left to right and then top to bottom.

You can copy the contents of the whole pane to the clipboard as plain text and HTML using Edit>copy_16Copy. Use right click and Copy to copy selected text to the clipboard.

When you are happy with the layout you can print this page with File>print_16Print.

You can export the pane as an Excel CSV, plain text or HTML file using File>exp_16Export and selecting table chart to text/CSV/HTML file. Select Excel CSV file, Text file or HTML file from the Save as type drop-down in the exp_16Export window. Plain text may be useful for emailing to your stationary supplier. HTML preserves the layout and is useful for web pages and other HTML-aware applications, such as Microsoft Word. CSV files can be opened as Excel spreadsheets.

Hint Use Ctrl+A to select everything in this pane.