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Old 12-27-2009, 06:38 PM   #11
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I downloaded the trial and so far I like it.
How long have you been using it?
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Old 12-27-2009, 08:41 PM   #12
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I just downloaded it this morning and have been typing in recipes all day. I will be buying it.
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Old 12-28-2009, 08:57 AM   #13
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I think I'll download the trial version and test it out. Thank you all for your feedback!
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Old 12-28-2009, 09:00 AM   #14
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The feature I love the most is when you copy and paste a recipe into it it does a really good job of auto-formatting it for you so you don't have to do much work when entering recipes from online.
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GB I have my own standard recipe format that includes ingredients listed in two columns followed by the directions in one column. Are formats flexible enough to allow customization like that?
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Old 12-28-2009, 09:10 AM   #16
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Off the top of my head I am not sure Andy. I would guess not, but look for yourself and don't trust my word on it because I could be wrong.

By formatting, what I meant was when you enter a recipe in the program you put in the size of the measurement, the type of measurement, the ingredient, and how it is prepared. For instand you may have a recipe that calls for 1 cup of minced onion. When you copy the recipe from online into the program it will put the "1" in the right spot and the "cup" in the right spot and "onion" in the right spot and "minced" in the right spot. I am sure I am doing a lousy job explaining it, but you will see what I mean when you start using it.
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Old 12-28-2009, 09:35 AM   #17
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Your explanation is fine. Thanks.
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Wow! I have never heard of this before. Is it very new?

I'm curious how all of you like it. Probably should download the free trial and give it a go, although I cannot imagine translating all my recipe files from Word!
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I have downloaded the software and opened it in the trial mode. I have twenty trials before I have to decide if I want to buy it at $50.

The first thing I wanted to do is import one of my recipes. All my recipes are in MS Word format. I tried the import function and it didn't work. The only format options offered were for other recipe softwares.

So I opened the manual and read the appropriate section and it tells me the same thing.

If I can't import and modify all my recipes without retyping them, this is a waste of my time.

Can anyone help??
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Highlight the entire recipe, title and all, and copy it then go to the program. Click on clippings on the left then paste the recipe in. Double click on the recipe in the top box now and it will open in edit mode. From there you can highlight things in the top and select what you want them to be. For instance, you would highlight the title then click on the drop down box and pick "name" then hit set. Do this for everything in the recipe. It takes a few seconds to a few minutes, but it is really quite easy to do and won't take you much time.
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