Viewing analyses and graphs for a recipe—Procedure 6

The following steps explain how to view analyses and graphs for a recipe.

Follow these steps when completing Exercise 6.

  1. To start
    1. If you do not have FoodChoices® running, in the lower left corner of your screen, click Start, click All Programs, and then click FoodChoices 2009.
    2. Open the recipe document. To do this, click on the folder in the Navigation Pane that contains the recipe to be examined. The recipe documents appear in the lower part of the Navigation Pane. Click on the recipe to be viewed. For example, you could use the recipe for ‘Baked Stuffed Potatoes’ from the ‘Samples’ folder.
  2. To view the different types of analyses that are performed
    1. In the Analysis Pane, click the tab for the unit of analysis—that is, per serve, per 100 g, per 1 MJ, Total. (Note, the ‘per serve’ tab will only appear if the number of serves have been entered.)
    2. In the Analysis Pane, click the left or right arrow to view each analysis. You should be able to view analyses for General, Profile, All Components. Procedure6-Screen34

      General analysis for the total recipe


  3. To view the different types of graphs

    On the Toolbar, click View graphs. Click each of the tabs to view the types of graphs that can be produced—that is, PFCA and PMS.

    Why can the other graphs not be displayed?

  4. To view the different styles of graphs

    On the Toolbar, click View graphs.

    1. To view graphs for the percentage of energy from protein, fat, carbohydrate and alcohol (PFCA):
      • Click the PFCA tab.
      • On the right hand side, click Style. A drop-down list will appear.
      • Click 2D or 3D, according to the style of graph you want. A tick will indicate your selection.
      • Choose a horizontal, vertical or pie graph.
      Procedure6-Screen35a

      PFCA 3D vertical bar graph


      Procedure6-Screen35b

      Analysis Pane showing percentage from saturated fat


    2. To view graphs for the percentage of polyunsaturated, monounsaturated and saturated fats (PMS):

      • Click the PMS tab and follow the steps for (a) above to examine different styles of graph for PMS results.
      Procedure6-Screen36

      PMS 3D pie graph

  5. To print the results
    See Procedure 8.

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