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Installation and Upgrades

 

Moving NYC to a New Computer (with Win7/Vista)  May-Aug 12

Moving NYC to a Win7/Vista Computer  Jan-Feb 09*

Understanding NYC installation in Vista  Feb 08

Using NYC on a USB Flash Drive  Mar 07

Upgrading NYC With A Moved User Folder  Apr 05

Working With User Folder Location When Installing a New Version of NYC  Aug 04

Transfer Large Cookbooks From Old to New Computer  Jun 03

All About Upgrading  Jan 03

Transferring Recipes to a New Computer Jun 02

Installing External Applications  Jul 01

Restoring NYC After a Hard Drive Crash  Jun 01
Upgrading to a new NYC version
  Jan 01
Upgrading to a new version of NYC
  Dec 99*
Upgrading from a prior version of NYC
  May 99*

Back Up and Restore

Hints for making backups  Oct 05

NYC and backups  Jun 05

Backing Up User Spell Check Dictionaries  Feb 04

Back Up and Restore NYC User Files  Sep 02

Cookbook Management

How to get an overview of a cookbook's contents  Sep-Oct 09

Cookbooks and Folder Paths  Mar-Apr 09

Sorting the cookbook list  Nov 06

Zipping and unzipping NYC cookbooks  Sep 06

How to replace NYC's default category list  Jun 06

One cookbook vs multiple cookbooks   Oct 99
Checking for duplicate recipes with NYC  Dec 98
Transfer NYC cookbooks to a new computer with floppies  Oct 98
Create a cookbook index  Jun 98

Emailing Recipes and Cookbooks

Email recipes without a MAPI-compliant email client  Sep-Dec 13

Email recipes from a search across cookbooks  Feb 06

Email recipes from a search results window   Apr 03*

Email recipes from NYC   Jul 00

Email a recipe from NYC  Feb 00* 

Setting Up Your MAPI-Compliant Email Program For Use With NYC  Sep 03

Recipe Categorizing

Find and delete empty categories in a cookbook  Jan-Feb 17

How to get a quick overview of your recipe categorization  Jan-Feb 13

Spawning a new cookbook with different categories  Nov-Dec 11

Merge and delete categories across cookbooks  Jul-Aug 10

Avoiding new categories when importing recipes  Jan-Feb 10

Creating category templates for NYC cookbooks  May 08

How to merge two categories  Apr 08

How to categorize multiple recipes at once  Mar 08

All about using recipe categories  Jun 07

All about categorizing recipes  Jan 06*

Change default categories applied to new cookbooks  Jun 04

Auto-categorize recipes  May 00

Automatic recipe categorization  May 1998 *

Recipe Editing

Using the Glossary from the recipe edit window  Nov-Dec 10

How to view multiple recipes at once  Jun 08

Using NYC's global find and replace  Aug 07

Preserving Line Breaks in Recipe Directions  Feb 02

Resize large recipe images for NYC  Oct 01

Special letters/accents in recipes  Sep 01

Using qualified units  Jan 00
How to handle multi-part recipes  Aug 99

Recipe Management

Word-wrapping control for recipes  May-Aug 13

How to view two recipes at once  Jul-Aug 09

How to list all recipes at once  Sep 07

How to get recipe images into your NYC cookbook  May 06

Preserving a customized ingredients droplist   Nov 05

All about resizing recipes   Sep 04
All about tagging recipes  Apr 00
Organizing a large number of recipes with NYC  Nov 98
Index recipes in your hardcopy cookbooks with NYC  Aug 98

Recipe Search

Search within a category  May-Aug 17

Searching by multiple categories  May-Aug 15

Get nutrition analysis of a single item  Jan-Feb 12

Find tagged recipes across cookbooks  Mar-Apr 10

Search and apply operations  May-Jun 09

Using exclusionary keywords in recipe searches  Sep 08

Search NYC cookbooks by category  Jul 05

Find recipes in a specific category across cookbooks  Dec 03

Find and use tagged recipes across cookbooks without opening each cookbook  Oct 03

List recipes assigned to two or more categories  Feb 03

List tagged across all cookbooks  Jul 02

Putting tagged recipes from all cookbooks into a new cookbook  Jan 02

What Can I Make With Ingredients on Hand?  Nov 01

Power Search Operations  Aug 01
Search and move operations  Aug 00
Finding tagged recipes in all cookbooks  Sep 99
Searching for exact phrases in recipes  Apr 99
Which recipes use a wok? Apr 98

Recipe Rating

Editing rating criteria without changing ratings  Jan-Apr 15

How to work with recipe ratings  Mar-Apr 11

Recipe Import

 

How to get your recipes from other software into NYC  Dec 08

Hints for successful screen import  Oct 08

Importing lots of recipes quickly and easily  Oct 06

Importing Mastercook recipes  Sep 05

Using screen import more effectively  Aug 05

Quickly review imported recipes  Jan 05

Handling duplicates and failed recipes during recipe import  Nov 03

Using screen import  Aug 03

Duplicate checking during recipe import  Mar 02

Entering your ewn recipes into NYC  Apr 01

Quick web recipes  Feb 01
Getting text recipes into NYC  Nov 00
How to get generic text recipes into NYC  Nov 99*
Working with NYC category limit during importing  Feb 99
Avoiding failed imports of Meal-Master recipes  Jan 99
Assign all imported recipes to a category  Sep 98
Exclude categories during import  Jul 98

 

Recipe Export

 

Export tagged recipes from all cookbooks  Sep-Oct 11

Export category recipes from all cookbooks to a new cookbook  Feb 05

Export Recipes In Alphabetical Order to a Text File  Feb 05

Exporting Recipes For Use With a Word-Processor  May 02

Exporting Search Results to the Text Editor  Apr 02

Export to Web Using Multiple NYC Cookbooks  May 01

Export Recipes From Search Across Cookbooks  Mar 01

Recipe Printing

Printing a resized recipe without saving it  Apr 07

How to print a resized recipe without saving it  Jul 06*

Working with index cards  Dec 01

Printing recipes in a search list to a file  Mar 99

Recipe Publishing

Publishing NYC cookbooks  Feb 07

Publishing your recipes on the web  Jan 07

Meal Planning

Understanding NYCís Auto-Menu Side Dish Selection  Sep-Dec 16

Creating automated menus  May-Aug 16

Reuse menus by changing menu period  Nov-Dec 09

Avoiding menu obsolescence  Dec 06

How to reuse menus in a different menu period  Dec 05

Quick view recipes from the meal plan window  Mar 05

Quick view recipes from the meal plan window  Dec 04*

Determine Source Cookbook of a Recipe in a Meal Plan  Nov 03

Shopping and Cost Management

Create a shopping list by aisle with generic aisle names  Jan-Apr 16

Resolving units in shopping lists and nutrition analysis  Jan-Feb 11

Maintaining a price-aisle list for NYC  Nov 07

Obtain the cost of a shopping list, meal plan, recipe, or serving  May 04

Customizing units for condensed shopping list  Nov 02

Price/aisle data shortcuts  Sep 00
Shopping list by aisle for any store  Jun 00
Merging shopping lists  Mar 00
Obtaining the cost of a recipe  Jun 99
Quickly add items to a shopping list  Mar 98

Nutrition Analysis

Find all user-defined items in the nutrition database   Jan-Apr 17

Recipe ingredient and unit descriptions for nutritional analysis  Sep-Dec 12

Get nutrition analysis of a single item  Jan-Apr 12

Using units in recipes for successful nutrition analysis  Jul-Aug 11

Adding items to the nutrition database  May-Jun 11

How to fix nutrition analysis omissions  Jan 08

Use a recipe to create a new nutrition item  May 07

Adjusting nutrition links to a new USDA SRxx database  May 07

Using the ingredient droplist for nutrition pre-linking  Aug 06

Diet calculations in NYC nutrition analysis  Oct 04

Analyze nutrition for a specific recipe, meal, or day of a meal plan  Jul 04

Search the nutrition database  Apr 04

Add nutrition analysis to recipe directions  Mar 04

Time-savers for nutrition linking  Jul 03

Mastering NYC nutrition analysis  Oct 00
Specifying recipe ingredient units for nutrition analysis  Jul 99

Miscellaneous

Keeping cookbooks the same across several computers  Sep-Dec 15

Why you should keep user files in the NYC User Folder  May-Aug 14

Keeping your NYC user files in the cloud  Jan-Apr 14

Sharing NYC user files over a network  Sep-Oct 10

Synchronizing NYC user data on two computer  May-Jun 10*

Using NYCís fitness calculator  Nov 08

Controlling the recipe list size  Aug 08

NYC keyboard shortcuts  Jul 08

How to use NYC's fitness calculator  Oct 07*

Tips for the NYC user folder  Apr 06

Adjusting the screen font size  Mar 06

Networks and NYC  May 05

Moving your user folder to a different location  Jan 04

Using NYC At Low Video Resolutions  Mar 03

Send Recipes, Meal Plans, Shopping Lists to Your PDA (PALM, etc)  Dec 02

Searching the glossary  Oct 02

Using NYC on a network  Aug 02

Using NYC with a PDA  Dec 00

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