Version 5 progress
There are no new releases of PerfectTablePlan to
report this newsletter. The current version (v4.2.6) is very stable and
we are working
hard on PerfectTablePlan version 5.
have already implemented a number of major new features for v5, but we
have a lot more planned. So it will be some months before we
have anything ready for beta
testing. Here is a little teaser for one, much-requested, new
feature we have been working on:
Edit a property for multiple
guests in a single operation in v5
Watch this newsletter for more news on v5.
Sharing a plan
between multiple computers/users
There are various ways to share a single
plan between multiple computers/users. We have added a
new entry in the FAQ discussing 4 different
approaches to sharing a plan (email, USB key, shared network drive and
Dropbox) and their relative advantages and disadvantages.
PerfectTablePlan is designed to make life much
for people planning events with lots of tables (sometimes hundreds of
tables). But you can also use PerfectTablePlan to plan the
perfect seating arrangements for a dinner party at home.
We have created a PerfectTablePlan template that
you to use custom proximity to automatically assign guests to seats
according to their personality type:
- Gossip Fodder
the full article>>
can cause 'jumping tables'
If you have the option Automatically move pointer to the
default button in a dialog box set in Windows Control
Panel>Mouse>Pointer Options this can cause
tables and other items to be moved unintentionally when you
double-click in the Floor
pane. This is because Windows is moving the mouse while an item is
selected and the mouse button is down. Note that this option is not set by
default in Windows.
You can avoid this issue by either:
- unchecking the option in the Windows Control
- using right click to access Properties instead
Thanks to Dr Guy for
bringing this to our attention.
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