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Loading a Recipe From Disc
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Recipes may be loaded from disc together with their formulae. The purpose of loading a recipe from disc would be in order to change that recipe's formula or create a new recipe based on the same formula.

Loading a recipe and formula from an individual file or a recipe database.

Click the to open the Windows file access dialog from which you may select the individual recipe file you wish to load.

Click the to open the Recipe Selection dialog from which you may select the database recipe file you wish to load.

Fig.1 Loading an individual recipe into the Formula to Recipe environment.

Fig.1 shows the Formula to Recipe environment.

After clicking the Formula to Recipe Tab to switch to this environment the Cone 10 Glaze has been loaded using the button.

The focus is on the formula so the displayed formula may be changed and/or a new recipe can be created.

When the task of creating a new recipe is completed the new recipe may be sent back to be displayed in one of the recipe panel in the Recipe to Formula environment.

In the Recipe to Formula environment other refinements may be made to the new recipe such as the splitting of KNO sources between more than one feldspar source to balance the K2O and Na2O mol. parts.

Operating in the Formula to Recipe Environment

Creating new recipes from formula can be a demanding task but it is made easier through the new options offered in Matrix V5. In all operations involving the manipulation of either recipes or formula a thorough knowledge of raw materials is a great advantage if not essential.

If your are manipulating a recipe to achieve particular qualities a knowledge of the properties of the oxides is also essential.

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Formula to Recipe
Overview | Loading Recipe's from Disc | Entering a New Formula | Changing a Displayed Formula | Making a New Recipe from a Formula | Auto Mode | Preselect Mode | Manual Mode | Using the Split Fill Function Mode | Using the Graph in the Formula Management window