How to use Tags in Table Planner

It’s useful to know where your guests with special dietary requirements are seated. Or even kids or guests that only speak a certain language. The easiest way to note this down is to tag them on your seating chart. Find out how to do this in our blog.

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How to use Tags in Table Planner

[/vc_column_text][gem_divider margin_top=”20″ margin_bottom=”10″][vc_column_text]Chances are, you’re going to have a guest that has special dietary requirements. You may also have invited kids and need to seat them somewhere. Or you have a lot of guests that only speak a certain language or different groups of friends and family that you’d like to mix so that they can get to know each other. In these cases it’s useful to tag your guests, so that you can easily get an overview of where you are seating them. [/vc_column_text][gem_divider margin_top=”20″ margin_bottom=”10″][vc_column_text]

How it works in Table Planner

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Tags List

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Open and close the Tags List

[/vc_column_text][gem_divider margin_top=”10″ margin_bottom=”10″][vc_column_text]There may be times when you want to have a better view of your floor plan and are not using the Tags and want to minimise the Tags List.

To do this:

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  • Find this symbol Arrow towards the left and two vertical lines to symbolise the closure of a column in Table Planner. in the top left corner of the column, next to the title Tags.
  • Press this symbol Arrow towards the left and two vertical lines to symbolise the closure of a column in Table Planner. to close the Tags List.
  • Press this symbol Three horizontal lines to represent a list in Table Planner. to open the Tags List.

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Tagging Guests

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Option 1

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  • If you are creating a new guest, you can add a tag in the ‘Create new guests’ box. Read our blog on how to create guests here.
  • Open the ‘Create a new guest’ box.
  • Input their Name.
  • Under their name there is a space to manually input a tag.
  • Alternatively, select one of the suggested tags.
  • Your selected tag will be placed above the ‘Suggested tags’ heading in pink with an x at the end and will be visible in the Tags List.

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Option 2

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  • Select the guest you want to tag.
  • Drag him or her to your desired tag on the left hand side column.
  • Your guest has now been allocated your selected tag.

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Removing a Tag from a Guest

[/vc_column_text][gem_divider margin_top=”10″ margin_bottom=”10″][vc_column_text]Removing a tag from a guest is easy.

To do this:

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  • Tap on the guest in the Guest List.
  • This will open the ‘Edit Guest’ box.
  • You will see the tag in pink with a x at the end, above the suggested tags.
  • To remove the tag, simply press on the x.
  • Once you are done, press ‘Done’ in the top right corner of the box and you will be back on your seating plan.

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Deleting Tags

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To do this:

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  • Swipe left on the tag you want to remove.
  • A red ‘Delete’ button will appear.
  • Press the ‘Delete’ button.
  • A pop up screen will appear asking you if you are sure.
  • Press ‘Confirm’ to delete the tag or press ‘Cancel’ to keep it.

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View your Tagged Guests

[/vc_column_text][gem_divider margin_top=”10″ margin_bottom=”10″][vc_column_text]At the end of each tag row you will see a number. This is the amount of guests that you have tagged with that specific tag.

You can also get an overview on your seating plan of who you have tagged and where those guests are sitting.

To do this:

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  • Select the tag for which you wish to view the guests.
  • The Guest List will now only display the guests that you have tagged with that specific tag.
  • The guests will also be highlighted on the tables, if you have seated them.
  • Select the tag again to get back to the main view.

[/gem_list][gem_divider margin_top=”20″ margin_bottom=”20″][vc_column_text]Tags can be a very useful tool when it comes to seating arrangements and when used in conjunction with the collaboration tool in Table Planner, it can make the seating chart planning much less stressful.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]We hope that the above explanation is simple and straightforward, but if you have any questions or comments about using Table Planner, please do not hesitate to contact us. We’d love to hear from you.[/vc_column_text][gem_divider margin_top=”20″ margin_bottom=”20″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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