v4.2.3 now available
v4.2.3 is now available. It is a free
upgrade for all users with a
valid v4 licence. Changes include:
- Fixing a bug that meant that non-standard seat
numberings could not be read back into the Advanced Edition.
- Various minor usability improvements.
- Corrections to typos in the documentation.
We are making this release available to newsletter
before we release it more generally. Please email us if you find any bugs, so that we can fix them ASAP.
Please note that
installing v4.2.3 won't
overwrite previous versions of
If you are a registered charity you might be able
get a free
upgrade to the next higher edition
of PerfectTablePlan (e.g. Home to Advanced or Advanced to
Professional). You just need to give PerfectTablePlan a
mention on a table plan, on your website or in a newsletter. Email us
for more details.
We have commissioned a talented artist to create
some high-quality clipart for use by our many Masonic
customers in their table plans. Please go to our free
Masonic clipart page to find out more.
The clipart is free for non-commercial use (you
don't even have to be a
PerfectTablePlan customer), so please forward the link to anyone that
think might be interested. Links back from websites and forums would also be appreciated.
We may create more table plan related clipart in
future, e.g. for weddings, so please email us if there is anything you
would particularly like to see.
Facebook, Twitter and RSS
We know you are probably totally bored of hearing
about social media, Twitter and Facebook. We certainly are. But, for
those that like that sort of thing, you can now keep up with
PerfectTablePlan news via:
If you have no idea what we are talking about -
don't worry. Just keep subscribing to this newsletter and you won't
Software for Windows
good friends over at Dolphin Futures have recently released 'Live and
Silent'. This is a Windows software package to help smooth the whole
process of running a live or silent charity auction, including:
- creating catalogs and bid sheets
- managing attendees and payments
- creating reports
You can even export your attendee list and import
it into PerfectTablePlan to create a seating plan. Prices start at just
to the Live and Silent website to find out more.
For the next 7 days they are offering 25% off to subscribers of this newsletter. To get the discount go to this page and enter code PERFECTTABLEPLAN into the 'coupon' field.
Super Planner for
known New York-based event planner Howard Givner has recently released
his 'Super Planner' app for iPhone. This app contains several
calculators that will be useful to any professional event planner on
the go, including:
- food and beverage calculators
- A/V calculators
- venue capacity calculators
It is priced at just $9.99 and available from the
iPhone App store. Go
to the Super Planner website to find out more and watch a short video.
Table planning trivia
Special Events magazine recently reported on 'the
largest banquet-style dinner in the history of conventions'.
- 17,600 guests
- 300,000 dining utensils
- 3.5 miles of table linen
- 280 gallons of sauce bordelaise
- 2.25 tons of mashed potatoes
We can only assume they didn't assign seats!
Oryx Digital Ltd