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Baking Planner User Guide(In-development)

June 2, 2009 at 2:15 PMAdministrator

Baking Planner helps you plan and organize holiday cookie baking or other baking event. It lets you to store your favorite recipes, choose containers, add recipients and schedule your baking days. It automatically calculate how many baking goods you need based on the content in each container and recipients assignment. The "Ingredient" view gives you a quick overview on how many ingredient you need and you can quickly turn it into a shopping list. Key features include:

  • Manage and store your favorite recipes
  • Add what kind of containers will be used and how many goodies each container will have.
  • Add recipients and assign container to them. You can also set which date the recipient will receive the treats.
  • Schedule baking days and calculate the scheduled and remaining quantity
  • Display ingredient list with quantity for easy planning


Manage Recipes

Enter Recipes

To enter master recipes, click on "Menu"->"Recipes" to open the Recipe List view. Click on "+" floating button at bottom of the screen. Enter name, notes, ingredients, instructions and more.


Delete Recipe and Export Recipe


To delete a recipe, press and swipe a recipe to the left. Then click on the “trash bin” icon.

To export a recipe to device’s storage, press and swipe a recipe to the left. Then click on “share” icon.

Import Recipe and Re-load Master Recipes


To import recipes, click on “download” icon on the top right corner. It will open the File Browser view. Navigate to the folder contains the recipe file you want to import and click on “IMPORT”.

To re-load system recipes, click on image. It will re-load the 4 recipes come with this app.


Baking planning


Create new planner

To create a new plan, click on “Menu”->”Planner” to open the planner list. Click on “+” icon on the bottom of the view. Then enter title and notes.

Edit planner

To edit a planner, click on the name of a planner in the planner list view. It will open the planner detail view. It has 5 tabs: Recipe, Container, Recipient, Schedule and Ingredient.

Recipe Tab

To add a recipe, click on “+” icon on the top right corner. To remove a recipe, swipe the name of the recipe and click on “trash” icon. When you already assigned the goodies(recipes) to the containers, you can swap out recipes so you don’t have to re-assign them. To swap a recipe, swipe the name of the recipe and click on image.

This tab view also display recipe detail so you can use it on baking day. You can change the batch number from the drop down. It will automatically re-calculate the ingredient for you.


Container Tab

In Container Tab, you can add/remove/edit containers. You can also assign goodies for each container.


Recipient Tab

In Recipient Tab, you can add/remove/edit recipients. When you edit a recipient, you can assign on which date the recipient will receive the treats and how many containers is for this recipient.


Schedule Tab

In Schedule Tab, you can set baking days and schedule how many goodies to make on those days. It lists the quantity you will need sorted by date based on the recipients. It will calculate the scheduled and remaining quantity automatically. If items needed by certain date is covered, it will display the items in green. Otherwise, it will display the items in red.


Ingredient Tab

The ingredient tab lists the quantity of all ingredient needed for scheduled baking days. You can add checkbox for any item by swipe the name of the item and click on “Add Checkbox”.



Backup and Restore


To backup the planners and recipes, click on “Menu”->”Backup/Restore”. Navigate to desired location and click on “BACKUP”. It will save all the planners and recipes to that location.

To restore a planner or a recipe, click on “Menu”->”Backup/Restore”. Navigate to where the backup file located. Select the file and click on “RESTORE”.

Contact Us

If you have any questions and feedback, please feel free to contact us at support@dotnetideas.com or visit www.dotnetideas.com

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