Adding a Recipe (ChickenPing)

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==Ingredients==
 
==Ingredients==
Ingredients can be entered on the ''Ingredients'' tab.
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Ingredients can be entered on the ''Ingredients'' tab. Ingredients are organized into 'Sections' to allow you to separate different groups.
[[Image:ingredients.png|center|thumb|The first row can be used to enter ingredients]]
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[[Image:ingredients.png|center|thumb|The last row can be used to enter ingredients]]
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To add a section, click ''Add Section'' in the toolbar.
 
   
 
   
 
===Adding Ingredients===
 
===Adding Ingredients===
 
The easiest way to add ingredients from recipes you find online is by [[Drag, Drop, Copy and Paste (ChickenPing)|copy and pasting]].  
 
The easiest way to add ingredients from recipes you find online is by [[Drag, Drop, Copy and Paste (ChickenPing)|copy and pasting]].  
  
The top row of the ingredients list can always be used to add new items. The only required column is the item name. After entering the name and other details, press Enter or click another row to add it to the list.
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The bottom row of the ingredients list can always be used to add new items. The only required column is the item name. After entering the name and other details, press Enter or click another row to add it to the list.
 
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Clicking the ''Add Ingredient'' button will select the Name column in the first row to add a new ingredient.
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If you already have recipes or ingredients in saved recipes, the ingredient name is guessed as you type. Pressing tab will accept the ingredient name and move to the comment, enter will add the ingredient. Ingredient suggestions can be selected by moving to them with the arrows (up/down), then pressing tab or by double clicking them.
 
If you already have recipes or ingredients in saved recipes, the ingredient name is guessed as you type. Pressing tab will accept the ingredient name and move to the comment, enter will add the ingredient. Ingredient suggestions can be selected by moving to them with the arrows (up/down), then pressing tab or by double clicking them.
  
 
===Removing Ingredients===
 
===Removing Ingredients===
Right click an ingredient then select ''Delete'' or click the trash can icon in the toolbar to delete it from the ingredients list.
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Right click an ingredient then select ''Delete'' or click the cross icon to delete it from the ingredients list.
 
[[Image:removeingredient.png|center|thumb|Remove an ingredient by right clicking]]
 
[[Image:removeingredient.png|center|thumb|Remove an ingredient by right clicking]]
To remove all ingredients from the recipe, click the eraser in the toolbar.
 
  
 
==Ingredient Sorting==
 
==Ingredient Sorting==

Revision as of 18:58, 14 April 2012

Click New Recipe in the toolbar to add a recipe.

Contents

Basic Details

Adding a Recipe
The name is the only required field. If a description is given, it is also shown in the recipe list. If available, the number of servings should be entered as this allows the recipe to be scaled.

Snapshots

Photographs of a recipe can be added on the Snapshots tab. To add a new snapshot, enter the name of the file or select it by clicking browse. You can also drag images to the main window, which will show a prompt to add the dragged files to the selected recipe or create a new recipe. The Caption is text displayed underneath the image.

Snapshots are shown when hovering over a recipe

To delete a snapshot, right click it then select Delete.

See also

Categories

Recipes can be categorized to make finding them easier. A list of existing categories can be assigned or a new category can be added by typing a name, then clicking the Add button.

Adding a category

Ingredients

Ingredients can be entered on the Ingredients tab. Ingredients are organized into 'Sections' to allow you to separate different groups.

The last row can be used to enter ingredients

To add a section, click Add Section in the toolbar.

Adding Ingredients

The easiest way to add ingredients from recipes you find online is by copy and pasting.

The bottom row of the ingredients list can always be used to add new items. The only required column is the item name. After entering the name and other details, press Enter or click another row to add it to the list.

If you already have recipes or ingredients in saved recipes, the ingredient name is guessed as you type. Pressing tab will accept the ingredient name and move to the comment, enter will add the ingredient. Ingredient suggestions can be selected by moving to them with the arrows (up/down), then pressing tab or by double clicking them.

Removing Ingredients

Right click an ingredient then select Delete or click the cross icon to delete it from the ingredients list.

Remove an ingredient by right clicking

Ingredient Sorting

Ingredients can either be sorted by name or by sort index. The sort order can be changed by clicking the Sort Order button. The order of ingredients can only be changed when the ingredients in a recipe are sorted by Sort Order.

To change the order of an ingredient, select it then click Move Up or Move Down.

Change sort order for ingredients

Directions

Directions can be entered in the Directions tab or using a larger editor which has buttons for common. Directions can only be plain text, which means any kind of formatting such as bold text is not supported.

Icon

To choose an icon for a recipe, click the Icon tab. The icon will appear in the recipe list.

More icons can be added by opening the options window (Tools->Options->Icon).

Icons must be sized at 16, 24, 32, 64 and 128 pixel sizes to appear in the list.

Goes Well With

ChickenPing can store combinations of dishes or wines which go well with each other. To pair two recipes, select the Goes Well With tab, then click Add Pairing to open the recipe editor window. Double click a recipe or click Add Pairing to create a pairing.

The quick search box at the top of the form can be used to quickly filter or search for recipes/wines. Double click a pairing to go to that recipe/wine. To remove a pairing, right click it, then select Delete.

Recipe/wine pairings

Shortcut Keys

Shortcut Key Action
Ctrl + S Save recipe and close
Ctrl + N Add new ingredient
Del Delete selected ingredient
Ctrl + O Browse for snapshot
Ctrl + 1 Jump to 'Recipe Information' tab
Ctrl + 2 Jump to 'Ingredients' tab
Ctrl + 3 Jump to 'Directions' tab
Ctrl + 4 Jump to 'Snapshots' tab
Ctrl + 5 Jump to 'Icon' tab
F1 Open ChickenPing help
Alt + F4 Close window/cancel


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