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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 custom fields

Add a dance floor, stage etc to the floor plan

Add a graphic/image/clip-art to the floor plan

Add a graphic/image/clip-art to the stationery

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

Change how seats are displayed

Change proximity for multiple guests

Change table size or shape

Change text inside panes

Change the print pagination

Change the printer paper size

Change the size of the room

Change the seat numbering

Change the table order

Choose a format to export to

Copy guests from one plan to another

Create address labels

Create a non-rectangular room

Create a template floor plan

Create an E-shaped table

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

Find a missing plan file

Handle guests with unknown names

Handle multiple rooms

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

Import seating data

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 place cards

Print a guest list

Print invitations, place cards, badges, labels etc

Print legible plans on a small format printer

Print stationery on blank sheets

Print stationery on press-out sheets

Print to poster size

Remove stationery border or fold line

Rename a table

Retrieve old versions of the plan

Select multiple items

Set the RSVP status for multiple guests

Show gender

Show groups

Show meals

Show the proximity for one group at a time

Show unassigned seats

Show VIP/Special/RSVP/locked

Track details of non-seated guests

Turn off guest name capitalisation

Turn the floor plan grid on/off

Use and image of the venue

Zoom in/out of the floor plan