V3.1 nearing completion
have been very busy working on the next version of PerfectTablePlan.
The new version has over 30 improvements, including many of the
features that our customers have been asking for. Here is a sneak
preview of a few of the new features:
of shapes to the Floor
plan pane, these can be used to add correctly dimensioned
floor plan features (e.g. dance floors)
- addition of
free text to the Floor
plan pane, these can be used to add titles and captions to
- grid and snap-to-grid in the Floor plan pane
more responsive, especially for events with 1000+ guests
appearance on Windows and MacOSX
the image below to see a larger screenshot illustrating some of the new
release will be available as a free upgrade to anyone with a valid
version 3 licence key. If you are still using versions v1 or v2, you
to v3 now for a small fee.
always, we can't give any firm dates for the release. It's ready when
it's ready. But it will be at least a few more weeks until we have done
enough testing, debugging and documentation to let it out into the
intend to release a test
version to newsletter readers before making a more general release.
out for details in the next newsletter.
Automatic licence key
You can now retrieve your licence keys
automatically. Just go
to our key
retrieval page and enter your email address. All the licence
keys we have on record for you will be emailed to you within a few
If you purchased PerfectTablePlan through GoogleCheckout and told
Google to hide your email address from us, then you will need to enter
the 'anonymised' email address that Google supplied to you.
Back-up your plan
There are a few certainties in life - death, taxes
computer failure. If
your PC explodes we can easily send you another licence key, but your
table plan data is a different story. So you should always make a
back-up copy of your plan (.tp) files to somewhere other than your
harddisk, for example:
- email it to a friend
get a few stressed emails from people who have lost all their
a few days before their wedding/event. Please don't be one of them. In
UK postal strike
Unfortunately we have had several days of postal
strikes in the last
few weeks, here in the UK. Our apologies to anyone whose CD took longer
to arrive than expected. Unfortunately the
circumstances were outside our control.