FAQ

How to synchronize multiple copies of Living Cookbook?
Using Living Cookbook 2015's new online services you can synchronize content (re...
How do I backup my Living Cookbook data?
To create a Living Cookbook backup file, please try the following: * Run Li...
How do I import a Cook'n file?
To import a Cook'n file into Living Cookbook, please try the following: * Run...
How do I add a recipe type to a recipe?
Please try the following: * Run Living Cookbook 2015. * Select and display ...
How do I increase the space between recipes when I disable the "page break before each recipe" option
You can increase the space between recipes by increasing the top margin proprty...
How do I add a recipe type to the master recipe type list?
To add a recipe type to the master recipe type list, please try the following: ...
Can I view saved web pages when I am not connected to the Internet?
No. The database of captured web pages is designed to be used while connected to...
How do I create a recipe type search?
Please try the following: * Run Living Cookbook. * On the Action menu, sele...
I want to reinstall the cookbooks that came with Living Cookbook 2015. Where can I find them?
The cookbooks can be downloaded from the following webpage:http://www.livingcook...
Can I enter recipe nutrition information as RDA percentages?
Yes, just type the percentage and Living Cookbook will calculate the values. For...
How do I move Living Cookbook 2013 to a new computer?
The easiest way to move your Living Cookbook data to a new computer is to create...
How do I configure a Word publication to show only one recipe per page?
Please try the following: * Run Living Cookbook. * Select a cookbook (not a...
Can I customize the nutrition box layout?
Yes, Living Cookbook's display options let you add any nutrient to the nutrition...
When I buy the full version will I lose the recipes that I entered during the trial
No. When you receive your Living Cookbook license just register Living Cookbook ...
The cookbook I exported to Word doesn't contain any images. How do I get the images to show up?
Living Cookbook can be configured to show or hide any recipe element. Changing y...
Do I need to uninstall the trial when I buy the full version of Living Cookbook?
No. When you receive your Living Cookbook license just register Living Cookbook...
Can I add non-food items (i.e. laundry detergent, aluminum foil, etc.) to a grocery list?
Yes. In addition to being able to add recipes and ingredients to grocery lists, ...
What is the source of Living Cookbook's nutrition information?
Almost all of the data comes from the USDA nutrient database (SR26). The remaind...
Why do some recipes have a lot of nutritional information and some recipes only have a small amount?
If recipe nutrition information is entered manually (instead of calculating it f...
How do I search for recipes that contain a particular ingredient?
* Run Living Cookbook. * On the Action menu, select Advanced Search. * En...
Why can't I import my MasterCook images into Living Cookbook?
Living Cookbook imports all of the data that MasterCook puts in their export fil...
Can I add an image to a recipe?
Yes. You can add multiple images, a source image and any number of procedure ima...
What is an unlock key and where can I get mine?
Living Cookbook only asks for an unlock key if the software is unable to get one...
Can I run Living Cookbook on a Macintosh computer?
Living Cookbook is Windows desktop software. As such, it can only run on a Mac i...
Can I use a recipe as an ingredient in another recipe?
Yes. You can link a recipe to another recipe. The following Living Cookbook 2015...
Are any features disabled during the trial?
Yes, three features are disabled. You can't restore a backup file, you can't exp...
When I export a recipe, can I export the images too?
Yes. Use the Food Data Exchange XML (FDX) or Compressed Food Data Exchange (FDXZ...
Can I change the font and colors in my recipes?
Yes. Living Cookbook uses a feature called Display Option Themes to control font...
My husband (or wife) and I want to track our nutrition separately. Can I create two meal planning calendars?
No. Living Cookbook only supports a single calendar. However, Diet Pro, another ...
What happens to the recipes I have entered if I let my trial expire?
Nothing. Your recipes are all still there. You will be able to access your recip...
Can I add my own ingredients to the ingredient database?
Yes. You can add your own ingredients, enter nutritional information, and link t...
Can Living Cookbook calculate Weight Watcher's Points?
Yes, but you need to configure Living Cookbook's MyPoints settings first. Please...
Can I calculate the nutritional information for my own recipes?
Yes. Once you have entered your recipe into Living Cookbook you need to link the...
How do I move Living Cookbook 2005 to a new computer?
The easiest way to move your Living Cookbook data to a new computer is to create...
How do I upgrade from Living Cookbook 2005 to Living Cookbook 2015
You can upgrade to Living Cookbook 2015 in a few simple steps. * Purchase a Li...
Someone just e-mailed me some recipes. How do I import them into my recipe database?
The recipes were probably sent to you as e-mail file attachments. To import the ...
How do I move Living Cookbook 2011 to a new computer?
The easiest way to move your Living Cookbook data to a new computer is to create...
Can I associate more than one image with a recipe?
Yes. You can add multiple recipe images, one source image and any number of proc...
Can I scan recipes from magazines and cookbooks?
Yes.You can scan images directly into Living Cookbookbutyou can't scan recipes d...
What do I do when I am ready to buy Living Cookbook?
When you are ready to buy a Living Cookbook license you don't need to install or...
I just entered a new recipe with a number of ingredients. Why can't I see those ingredients in the ingredient database?
The ingredient database contains more than 9000 ingredients and their nutritiona...
How can I share my recipes with people who don't own Living Cookbook?
Living Cookbook can export recipes in a variety of formats. You can export recip...
Can I use Living Cookbook to publish my own cookbook?
Yes. Living Cookbook's publication feature lets you export cookbooks as formatte...
Can I import recipes from Microsoft Word?
Not directly. Microsoft Word is not a recipe format (i.e. Living Cookbook can't ...
How do I transfer my recipes from MasterCook to Living Cookbook?
To transfer your recipes from MasterCook, please try the following:Exporting you...
Can I import recipes from other cooking applications?
Yes. You can import MasterCook (all versions), Meal-Master, BigOven, Diet Pro an...
Can I copy recipes from the Internet?
Yes, there are two ways to copy recipes from the Internet. The first method uses...