Using Chairs and Chair Rows

Video Tip - Go to the beach 9:01 mark of the video to view information on adding chairs and chair rows to Floorplans and manipulating them.

With our chairs tool, you can add a single or multiple straight chair rows or curved chair rows. You can also edit a single chair rows or multiple selected chair rows at the same time.

To Add a Single or Multiple Straight Chair Rows:

  1. Click on the "Floorplans" tool button on the Event Dashboard - OR - use the Quick Launch or Switch Event tool to select the appropriate Event and the "Floorplans" tool.
  2. Find the appropriate Floorplan to which you want to add elements and click on it.
  3. On the Floorplan Dashboard, select the "Library" tab in the left column and click on the "Tables & Seating" icon TablesSeatingIcon.png.
  4. Click-and-hold on the "Chair Row - Straight" icon and drag it to where you want to place your chair row(s) on the Floorplan canvas (you can always move/adjust them later).
  5. A form will appear that lets you edit:
    • Number of chairs in the row
    • Chair type
    • Chair spacing (space between chairs in the row)
    • Clear area (clear space in front and behind of each chair row) - NOTE: If you add multiple chair rows, this clear area designates how far apart your chair rows will be placed from each other.
    • Number of chair rows
  6. Click "Save" when you are finished. You will be taken back to the Floorplan Dashboard where you can view and adjust the position of the chair row(s) by dragging-and-dropping them.

To Add a Single or Multiple Curved Chair Rows:

  1. Click on the "Floorplans" tool button on the Event Dashboard - OR - use the Quick Launch or Switch Event tool to select the appropriate Event and the "Floorplans" tool.
  2. Find the appropriate Floorplan to which you want to add elements and click on it.
  3. On the Floorplan Dashboard, select the "Library" tab in the left column and click on the "Tables & Seating" icon TablesSeatingIcon.png.
  4. Click-and-hold on the "Chair Row - Curved" icon and drag it to where you want to place your chair row(s) on the Floorplan canvas (you can always move/adjust them later).
  5. A form will appear that lets you edit:
    • Number of chairs in the row
    • Chair type
    • Chair spacing (space between chairs in the row)
    • Clear area (clear space in front and behind of each chair row) - NOTE: If you add multiple chair rows, this clear area designates how far apart your chair rows will be placed from each other.
    • Number of chair rows
  6. Click "Save" when you are finished. You will be taken back to the Floorplan Dashboard where you can view and adjust the position of the chair row(s) by dragging-and-dropping them.
  7. To change the curve of the chair row(s) you have just placed, while the chair rows are still selected, find the dynamic menu of editing features in the top-left of the canvas and click on the "Chair Row Curve Editing" tool Chair-Row-Curve-Function.png. Then you can change the percentage of the curve for the selected rows.

To Edit/Duplicate/Delete a Single Chair Row:

  1. Click on the appropriate chair row on the canvas.
  2. A dynamic menu of editing options will appear in the top-left of the canvas. To make an edit, click on the appropriate item. From left to right, the options include:
    Chair-Row-Edit-Options-Single.png
    • Favorite - Adds the selected item to your Favorites library.
    • Edit - Opens the editing modal window.
    • Rotate - Lets you rotate the chair row(s) up to 360 degrees.
    • Chairs - Lets you add/remove chairs to the row(s) and change chair type.
    • Duplicate - Copies the row(s).
    • Color - Changes the color of the row(s).
    • Set Chair Row Curve (curved chair rows only) - Lets you adjust the angle of the curve for the selected row(s).
    • Delete - Deletes the table.
    • Bring to Front - Places the row(s) on top of overlapping elements.
    • Send to Back - Places the row(s) behind overlapping elements.

To Edit/Duplicate/Delete/Realign Multiple Chair Rows Tables:

  1. Click on the arrow icon to the left of the chair row you want to edit and then hold down on the "shift" key to select additional chair rows to edit (clicking on the arrow icon for each one) - OR - click-and-drag your cursor over all the chair rows to select the rows you wish to edit.
  2. A dynamic menu of editing options will appear in the top-left of the canvas. To make an edit, click on the appropriate item. From left to right, the options include:
    Chair-Row-Edit-Options-Multiple.png
    • Rotate - Lets you rotate the chair row(s) up to 360 degrees.
    • Chairs - Lets you add/remove chairs to the row(s) and change chair type.
    • Duplicate - Copies the row(s).
    • Color - Changes the color of the row(s).
    • Set Chair Row Curve (curved chair rows only) - Lets you adjust the angle of the curve for the selected row(s).
    • Delete - Deletes the table.
    • Bring to Front - Places the row(s) on top of overlapping elements.
    • Send to Back - Places the row(s) behind overlapping elements.
    • The rest of the options relate to re-aligning the selected items:
      • Align Left - Aligns all selected rows with the furthest row to the left.
      • Align Horizontal Center - Centers all selected rows horizontally at the point between the two rows to the furthest left and furthest right.
      • Align Right - Aligns all selected rows with the furthest row to the right.
      • Align Top - Aligns all selected rows with the row closest to the top.
      • Align Vertical Center - Centers all selected rows vertically at the point between the two rows closest to the top and bottom.
      • Align Bottom - Aligns all selected rows with the row closest to the bottom.
      • Distribute Horizontally - Equally distributes the selected rows horizontally (left to right) between the two rows furthest to the left and furthest to the right.
      • Distribute Vertically - Equally distributes the selected rows vertically (top to bottom) between the two rows closest to the top and bottom.
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