Before you can seat your guests manually, or automatically with an excel, your zkipster tables must be set in the Seating interface.

Please note that the Seating functionality is currently only available via desktop and on the iOs zkipster app on iPads only. At this point in time, Seating is not supported on the Android zkipster app.

Watch our tutorial video for a quick overview:

Find step-by-step information in the sections below.


How to Upload your Image

When you open zkipster's Seating feature, you will begin with a blank slate in the Seating interface.

zkipster allows you to upload your own floor plan, which will then sit as a background image on your seating chart for you to overlay the zkipster tables on! (However, you can also leave the background blank and just work with the zkipster tables as is.)

To upload a floor plan image, simply click on the 'Upload Floor Plan' button as shown below and attach your file:


Tips For Best Results

  • Please note that the only accepted file formats are JPG , PNG, or GIF
  • The maximum file size is 5MB
  • Crop your floor plan image to only the sections you need in order to place your seating blocks or tables
  • Desaturate and/ or grayscale your floor plan image before uploading (this will help focussing on your seating arrangement that you lay on top of the image)


How to Scale your Image after Uploading

Once your file has been uploaded, we recommend that you add a seating block or table to your seating chart to make sure the scale factor is correct. In order to re-scale your floor plan image, simply move the toggle to the left or right as highlighted below until the zkipster seats match up perfectly with your floor plan:

How to Delete or Change your Image

To remove your floor plan image or change it for another file, simply go to 'Edit Floor Plan' and click on the 'x' symbol on the right side of the floor plan. Clicking 'Save' will  remove your current file:

You can then proceed to upload another floor plan, or work from the blank slate in the background. 

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