In the Android app is possible to access recipes in My Cookbook?

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GollyJer

Joined: Aug 09
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Posted: 06 Jan 2013, 12:51
I've added recipes into My Cookbook on the fatsecret website and successfully logged them.

You can navigate to Recipes in the sidebar menu of the Android app but I can't find my recipes. Bug?

Thanks,
Jeremy
SherylInIowa

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Posted: 06 Jan 2013, 14:59
I can't find a way either Jeremy, so its not just you.
Ever shrinking!
Sheryl



GollyJer

Joined: Aug 09
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Posted: 06 Jan 2013, 15:30
I wonder if Recipes are on their way out as a feature?
I think I'll use Meals to track collections of foods/ingredients instead of Recipes... if I can... trying now.
Wrlyonsjr

Joined: May 14
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Posted: 16 Jun 2014, 09:24
Over a year later this is STILL an issue. On the website I can add a recipe and use it as intended but if I try to modify that recipe on my Android 2.3.3 phone it crashes the app. Fix the feature or drop the feature. I used to be a MyFitnessPal fan but they dropped support for my phone. I switched to FatSecret (which seemed to work fine at first) in order to be able to use my phone. Maybe it's time for a new phone and a switch back to MyFinessPal...

P.S. I am a software professional. If I have a bug customers are complaining about I fix it right away. The fact that this one is 18 months old tells me that one of the following is true:

1) nobody is listening
2) nobody cares
3) the skills to fix it have left the building
4) we're not really customers because we haven't bought anything (see 2)

Draglist

Joined: Jun 12
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Posted: 16 Jun 2014, 09:32
I'm also an IT pro and while I love this site, these minor tech issues are maddening. The banner ad revenue for this site should be substantial and should be reason enough to keep folks around.
Bill Pratt
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bigbassbrent

Joined: Oct 13
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Posted: 16 Jun 2014, 09:57
Mine was kinda fixed with this last update. My app no longer crashes when I click on a recipe item in my food list. However, I still can’t add items from the cookbook to my food list without visiting the website. I am running Android Kit Kat on a Samsung Note 3.

- I don't diet. I eat to achieve my goals.
Wrlyonsjr

Joined: May 14
Posts: 2

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Posted: 16 Jun 2014, 10:02
I guess my options for workarounds are:
1) Buy a new phone and use MyFitnessPal
2) Use the "saved meals" feature to simulate the "cook book/recipes" functionality

Cheers.



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