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How to save a recipe or unit conversion

Using the Recipe Converter or Kitchen Calculator to save a converted recipe or unit conversion

After converting your units or converting your recipes, the most effective way to save the conversions is by using the copy and paste method. You can also save the conversion directly as a file if your browser or device supports it.

Steps to copy and paste to a file

  1. Copy the contents of the converted recipe or conversion pad
  2. Open a text editing application (Microsoft Word, Apple Pages, Note, etc)
  3. Paste the contents into the text editing application
  4. Save the file

Saving as a file on desktops:

If you want to save the conversion directly as a file, there are only a few browsers that support this. Currently this method only works with the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer.

To save the conversion as a file, follow the instructions below according to your browser.

A new window should open with your conversion. If a print dialog box appears, you can press cancel on the print dialog box. The next steps will depend on what type of browser and/or what type of device you are using.

Google Chrome:

  1. Press the print recipe or print pad button. A print dialog box should appear.
  2. For print destination, select "Save as PDF" or "Save to Google Drive"

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Press the print recipe or print pad button. A print dialog box should appear.
  2. Press cancel on the print dialog box. The print preview page should be shown.
  3. Right click on the print preview page.
  4. Press the file button and select "Save Page As". A save as dialog box should appear and allow you to choose which folder or directory to save the file in.
  5. After choosing the folder, type in a file name for your conversion
  6. Change the "Save as type" file type to "Text Files"
  7. Save the file.

Microsoft Edge:

  1. Press the print recipe or print pad button. A print dialog box should appear.
  2. On the print dialog box, select Microsoft Print to PDF.
  3. Press print.
  4. A save as dialog box should appear and allow you to choose which folder or directory to save the file in.
  5. After choosing the folder, type in a file name for your conversion
  6. Save the file.
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