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Title: Seating Suggestion
Post by: britnt7 on October 19, 2006, 08:10:45 AM

I have just upgraded from 2.0 to 2.2 and really like some of the visual enhancements (initializing screen, small TD spade logos, etc).

The only thing I came across so far is when I make a seat unavailable and save the tables template, the next time I load this template, the unavailable seat is marked available. I have 24 players in my league and have three tables set up with 9, 8, & 8 players making the 9th seat unavailable. This feature has made it easier because I don't want to combine tables when their are 17 players still left but once the final 9 are left, I would just make the seat available again to create the final table. Could this be added to the list to be able to save a template and keep the unavailable seats as marked the next time you load your saved template?

I am about to use the new version on a bigger tourney this coming weekend (50 people). Has there been any bugs mentioned or any do's and don'ts for version 2.2?

Thanks and keep up the great work.

Title: Re: Seating Suggestion
Post by: Corey Cooper on October 19, 2006, 06:01:01 PM
Yeah - looks like I missed that.  The seating is cleared when a Tables template is saved because players are not supposed to be included in a tables template... I'll need to update that so unavailable seat markers aren't also cleared.

Other than that, I have had no reports of new bugs in 2.2.x.  Everything currently on my list are enhancement requests.
Title: Re: Seating Suggestion
Post by: theHammer on October 25, 2006, 03:41:15 PM
Just a curiousity question: Would there be a specific reason why you wouldn't just set up 3 tables with 9, 8, 8 seats - all available vs. 3 @ 9, 9, 9 with 2 seats UN?  I guess I'm missing the logic, but more concerned I'm missin' a good insight that I might use later!  Thanks!
Title: Re: Seating Suggestion
Post by: britnt7 on November 02, 2006, 02:00:24 PM
Well by using the 9, 8 & 8, I only have one seat unavailable to deal with. Using 3 tables at 9, 9, & 9, I would have a total of three seats unavailable. Since I only have 24 players in my league, it makes perfect sense to use 3 tables at 9, 8, & 8 with one seat unavailable until we get down to the final 9 players. I then make the seat available to have the final table at 9 players. If the players were inconsistent, then it would make sense to use what you suggested but we have a max of 24 every week.
Title: Re: Seating Suggestion
Post by: hawklight on November 20, 2006, 05:08:12 PM
For that scenario of 24 players needeing a 9 seat final table I have 3 x 8 seater tables - once we get to 9 players I just right click on the last table and insert a seat - then hit the suggest movement button. This way you have consistant looking tables i.e all same number of seats until required. Just another way of doing the same sort of thing - many ways to skin that cat.
Title: Re: Seating Suggestion
Post by: britnt7 on November 22, 2006, 11:13:52 AM
Inserting the seat or making the seat available is virtually the same. It's one extra step but that is why the unavailable seat option was created. Works great for me.