Keyboard accelerators

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Keyboard accelerators

Using keyboard accelerators can greatly improve your productivity. If you are using PerfectTablePlan a lot we suggest you find the time to learn at least some of them. The following keyboard accelerators are available for the Windows version of PerfectTablePlan:

Key

Accelerator

Action

1

Ctrl+1

Add guests task

2

Ctrl+2

Proximity task

3

Ctrl+3

Add tables task

4

Ctrl+4

Assign seats task

5

Ctrl+5

Print task

A

Ctrl+A

Select all (but not hidden items)

B

Ctrl+B

Numbers and Budget

C

Ctrl+C

Copy

Alt+C

Collapse all in Groups pane or Schematic pane

D

Ctrl+D

Show selected in Floor Plan pane

Ctrl+Alt+D

Show selected in Table Plan pane

Ctrl+Alt+Shift+D

Show selected in Schematic plan pane

Ctrl+Shift+D

Show selected in Guests plan pane

Alt+Shift+D

Show selected in Groups plan pane

E

Ctrl+E

Export

F

Ctrl+F

Find in Guests, Groups, Floor plan, Schematic or Proximity pane

G

Ctrl+G

Insert single guest

Ctrl+Alt+G

Insert guest couple

Ctrl+Shift+G

Insert guest family

Ctrl+Alt+Shift+G

Insert guest group

H

Ctrl+H

Insert E-shaped table

Ctrl+Shift+H

Insert serpentine table

I

Ctrl+I

Import

Ctrl+Shift+I

Event Information

J

Ctrl+J

Quick insert guests

K

Ctrl+K

Lock selected guests

Shift+Ctrl+K

Unlock selected guests

L

Ctrl+L

Auto Assign Seats

M

Ctrl+M

Insert custom table

N

Ctrl+N

New plan

O

Ctrl+O

Open plan

Ctrl+Shift+O

Open Recent

P

Ctrl+P

Print

R

Ctrl+R

Insert rectangular table

Ctrl+Alt+R

Insert banquet table

Ctrl+Shift+R

Insert head table

S

Ctrl+S

Save plan

Ctrl+Shift+S

Save plan as

T

Ctrl+T

Insert circular table

Ctrl+Alt+T

Insert semi-circular table

Ctrl+Shift+T

Insert oval table

Ctrl+Alt+Shift+T

Insert row of seats

U

Ctrl+U

Unassign guest

V

Ctrl+V

Paste

W

Ctrl+W

Close window

X

Ctrl+X

Cut

Alt+X

Expand all in Groups pane or Schematic pane

Y

Ctrl+Y

Redo

Z

Ctrl+Z

Undo

F1

F1

Context sensitive help

Shift+F1

What's this help

F4

Ctrl+F4

Close window

Alt+F4

Close window

F5

F5

Refresh

F12

Ctrl+F12

Credits

Alt

Alt

Move focus to menu bar

Plus/Minus

Ctrl++/Ctrl+-

Zoom in/zoom out

Asterisk

Ctrl+*

RSVP declined

Backspace

Backspace

Delete

Bracket

Ctrl+[/Ctrl+]

Previous/next table, guest, group in the Floor Plan pane, Table Plan pane, Proximity pane, Table Properties window, Guest Properties window or Group Properties window

Ctrl+{/Ctrl+}

Shuffle the selected guests 1 seat anti-clockwise/clockwise

Comma

Ctrl+,

Preferences

Del

Del

Delete

Escape

Escape

Close window

Home/End

Home/End

Start/end of line

Left/Right

Left arrow/Right arrow

Move selected items in Floor Plan pane. Moves 1 grid position if grid snap on. Otherwise moves 5 cm / 2 inches per key press.

Shift-Left arrow/Shift-Right arrow

Move selected items in Floor Plan pane. Moves 1 grid position if grid snap on. Otherwise moves 1 cm / 0.4 inch per key press.

Alt+Left arrow/Alt+Right arrow

Select next/previous table in Floor Plan or Table Plan pane

Menu

Menu

Show context menu

Period (Full stop)

Ctrl+.

Globally add/remove "." from titles e.g. "Mr" <-> "Mr."

Ctrl+Shift+.

Rotate selected item 45 degrees clockwise in Floor Plan

Semi-colon

Ctrl+;

Add an extra seat in the position of the selected seat(s)

Slash

Ctrl+/

RSVP accepted

Space

Alt+Space

Window menu

Space

Toggle current checkbox/press  current button

Tab

Tab/Shift-Tab

Next/previous field

Ctrl+Tab/Ctrl+Shift+Tab

Next/previous tab

Up/Down

Up arrow/Down arrow

Move selected items in Floor Plan pane. Moves 1 grid position if grid snap on. Otherwise moves 5 cm / 2 inches per key press.

Shift+Up arrow/Shift+Down arrow

Move selected items in Floor Plan pane. Moves 1 grid position if grid snap on. Otherwise moves 1 cm / 0.4 inch per key press.

Alt+Up arrow/Alt+Down arrow

Select next/previous seat in Floor Plan or Table Plan pane

You can also use keyboard menu accelerators. For example you can access File>Open without using the mouse by typing Alt+F+O.