v5.1.3 now available
for Mac OS X
Apple released Mac OS X 10.9
('Mavericks') yesterday. Unfortunately it causes an issue with
PerfectTablePlan v5.1.1. Text isn't properly aligned in
controls (such as buttons and drop-down menus). This doesn't cause any
real problems, but it makes the PerfectTablePlan user interface look a
bit odd. So we have been up half the night working out a fix and making
a new release.
The new release also fixes a bug in a third party
library that sometimes causes PerfectTablePlan v5.1.1 to crash when
printing stationery on Mac OS X 10.8. The crash only seems to occur
when printing rotated images. Thank you to a number of people who
here to download v5.1.3 for Mac
v5.1.3 is a free upgrade to all customers with a
valid v5 licence. We expect to make this the production release for Mac
in a few days and recommend that all v5 users with Mac OS X
10.8 or 10.9 upgrade. As always, please let
us know if you have any problems with the new release.
Note that this is a Mac
only release. There is no
new Windows release.
an internal release, for testing.
NB/ You can install Mac OS X 10.9 via the Mac App
store. It's free! But it might break some of your existing applications.
Collecting RSVPs can be a bit
tedious. However there are lots of websites that can automate the
process for you. PerfectTablePlan plays nicely with most of
them. One of the biggest players in event registration systems
Their service is free if you aren't using them to collect
payment. We put together a quick video showing you how easy
it is to integrate EventBrite with PerfectTablePlan.
It is only 2.5
minutes long, and you can ignore the last minute if you are an
experienced PerfectTablePlan user.
starting your own software business?
Are you a software developer who is itching to
escape your cubicle and start your own business? Or perhaps you know
someone who is? I will be calling on my 25 years experience to teach a
course on how to start your own software
business. The course is on the weekend of the 22/23 November
in Wiltshire in the UK. Numbers are limited and the last guaranteed
registration is 8th November.
here for course details
We thought these were interesting or amusing:
secret of the five top
seating chart for every wedding reception you've ever been to
ultimate wedding RSVP letter
of napkin folding
list angst – a statistical approach
Nearly Breaks Guinness Record for Largest Sit-Down Meal
Tips for Mastering a Massive Event
Feel free to send
us any links that you think other newsletter readers might like.
Oryx Digital Ltd