Dictionaries

This window enables the commands for browsing and modifying the dictionaries used in the application:

New entries can be added and the existing entries can be modified or deleted from the dictionaries by using the commands for the context menu.

There are two commands available from the menu:

  • Initiation – restores the contents of all dictionaries from the moment when the application was installed,
  • Clear – deletes added entries from the all dictionaries, leaving the modifications made to the entries from the moment when the application was installed.

Yeasts command

This command is used for browsing and modifying the wine yeast dictionary. On the basis of presented information the recommended yeasts for the batch preparation are selected. Yeasts are characterized by the sweetness and color of wine that will be produced:

  • dry,
  • medium dry,
  • medium sweet,
  • sweet,
  • white,
  • red.

Each of yeasts can have several of the above features.

There are two commands available through the menu:

  • Add – adds yeasts to the dictionary,
  • Search – searches for the yeasts in the dictionary.

The following commands for the dictionary modification are available through the context menu:

  • Add,
  • Modify,
  • Remove.

After installing the application the dictionary has the following yeasts:

  • Bingen,
  • Bordeaux,
  • Burgundy,
  • Chablis,
  • Chambertin,
  • Champagne,
  • Johanisberg,
  • Madeira,
  • Malaga,
  • Portwein,
  • Riesling,
  • Sauternes,
  • Sherry,
  • Steinberg,
  • Tokay,
  • Universal.

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Fruits command

This command is used for browsing and modifying the fruit dictionary. On the basis of presented information the necessary quantities of ingredients for the batch preparation are calculated.
Fruits are characterised by their acidity, sugar content and efficiency (the mass necessary for the production of the defined juice volume). Each fruit description contains the following data:

  • name,
  • latin name (optional),
  • minimal sugar content,
  • maximal sugar content,
  • minimal acidity,
  • maximal acidity,
  • minimal efficiency,
  • maximal efficiency,
  • the list of recommended yeasts (optional).

There are two commands available through the menu:

  • Add – adds fruit to the dictionary,
  • Search – searches for the fruit in the dictionary.

The following commands for the dictionary modification are available through the context menu:

  • Add fruit,
  • Modify fruit,
  • Remove fruit,
  • Add yeast,
  • Remove yeast.

After installing the application the dictionary has the following fruits:

  • Apple,
  • Apricot,
  • Avocado (in Premium version only),
  • Banana,
  • Berberis,
  • Bilberry,
  • Blackberry,
  • Blackcurrant,
  • Blackthorn (sloe),
  • Chokeberry,
  • Cranberry,
  • Dog rose,
  • Elderberry,
  • European rowan,
  • Garden strawberry,
  • Gooseberry,
  • Grapefruit,
  • Kiwifruit (in Premium version only),
  • Lemon,
  • Lime (in Premium version only),
  • Lingonberry,
  • Mandarin orange,
  • Mango (in Premium version only),
  • Mulberry,
  • Orange,
  • Papaya (in Premium version only),
  • Peach,
  • Pear,
  • Persimmon (kaki) (in Premium version only),
  • Pineapple,
  • Plum,
  • Pumegranate (in Premium version only),
  • Pummelo (in Premium version only),
  • Pumpkin,
  • Quince,
  • Raspberry,
  • Red grape,
  • Redcurrant,
  • Reine claudes,
  • Rhubarb,
  • Sour cherry,
  • Sweet cherry,
  • Thornapple,
  • Tomato,
  • Watermelon,
  • White currant,
  • White grape,
  • Woodland strawberry.

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Units command

This command is used for browsing and modifying the unit dictionary. On the basis of presented information the conversions of values expressed in different units are conducted. The units are divided into the following groups:

  1. Volume,
  2. Mass,
  3. Density,
  4. Currency,
  5. Temperature (not modified),
  6. Concentration (not modified),
  7. Other (conversion unavailable).

The units are characterized by their:

  • name,
  • symbol,
  • coefficient (in the case of the first four groups).

The coefficient is used for the recalculation of the values expressed in different units. The values stored by the application, expressed in its default units (coefficient equal 1), are multiplied by this coefficient.

The following commands for the dictionary modification (with the exception of Temperature and Concentration) are available through the context menu:

  • Add,
  • Modify,
  • Remove.

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