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How can I scale recipes in krecipes?

Suppose I have a recipe in krecipes which is for 4 persons. Now want to scale the amount of incredients that it fits for 3 persons (or even 3.5 if you have 3 adults and one child for example).

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On their handbook page under Recipe Actions you have two options, scale by yield or scale by factor. It sounds like you want the second one. Look for the Resize recipe button in the edit recipe page. Note that this will change the entire recipe each time you do this. Keep a backup copy of the original in case the scaling back and forth doesn't work out over time.

To request this as a feature, select Help/Report Bug in the menu. Type in your feature request. The KDE help document explaining this in greater detail is here.

To do this now, you need to use one of the many online recipe scaling calculators found through a search. You probably did this already, I'm just including all the options here.

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So there is no other way to do this except of editing the recipe? –  student Jan 20 '12 at 14:08
    
It appears so. I'll update my answer with how to do a Krecipes feature request, and some other online tools for doing this now. Your question is good, you should do the feature request. –  Tom Brossman Jan 20 '12 at 17:09
    
Thanks, i reported the feature request: bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=292099 –  student Jan 21 '12 at 10:23
    
The feature request I reported is still unconfirmed. Is it common that this last so long or is something wrong with my bug-report? –  student Feb 16 '12 at 8:17

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