New Release: NorthStar Recipe Viewer

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Software: NorthStar Recipe Viewer

Version: NorthStar Recipe Viewer Portal Server
Version: NorthStar Recipe Viewer Editor Server
Version: NorthStar Recipe Viewer Editor Client
Version: NorthStar Recipe Viewer Portal Update

Released: May 7, 2014

Release Notes:


  • LS-230 – When you delete the Title in the Details Tab and switch tabs, you’ll get a .Net Error
  • LS-234 – Back Button in Recipe Viewer Does not function like a real back button
  • LS-212 – On Certain environments Recipe Portal is getting an error System.InvalidOperationException: Collection was modified; enumeration operation may not execute.
  • LS-231 – When Printing recipes, the recipe does not match what shows in the portal
  • LS-239 – Getting Unhandled Exception 80% of the time when doing Print Preview


  • LS-217 – User can see Image Title below the image preview in media preview or recipe viewer
  • LS-235 – Portal.css can now be customized and will not be overwritten during an upgrade.
  • LS-244 – You can now enable/disable new and modified button.
  • LS-245 – Database updates are now done through the installers instead of the executable.
  • LS-250 – Change recipe image button to show the image instead of the carousel if there is only 1 image.
  • LS-191 – You can now search through recipes when linking recipes.
  • LS-246 – RV Can now handle SQL Servers that use SQL Replication

Available Media:

  • If you are a customer and need to get a hold of this install, please contact your Account Manager or Sales Representative
  • RecipeEditorClient.exe will install the Recipe Editor Only
  • RecipePortalUpdate.exe will update Recipe Portal Files Only
  • RecipePortalServer.exe will give you the option to install RV Portal from Scratch or Update an existing Portal
  • RecipeEditorServer.exe is will give you the option to install Recipe Editor Database and Recipe Portal Database
  • Installation Instructions for Recipe Viewer Portal Upgrade:

Updating Existing RV

  • Installation Instructions for Recipe Viewer Portal Install From Scratch:

Installing Recipe Viewer From Scratch


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News & Events

  • A New CBS Holiday Tradition – Recipe Book Edition

    Happy Thanksgiving from our families to yours.

    Thank you for your continued support and trust in CBS. We're grateful for each and every one of you.

    We're going back to the universal language of love and a symbol of families for many: food.

    At times when our family is away, food, or the warm memories of gatherings bring us home.

    Our CBS family is happy to share with you this recipe book of our favorite dishes to bring us all closer this holiday season. When we can't celebrate the holiday season with those we love, we hope that sharing our favorite recipes brings some bright joy to you and yours.

    Know that CBS is always here for you, there is always someone on the other side of a phone. If you just need someone to talk to, give us a call. We are here to not only support your restaurants but your people as well.

    Please enjoy these recipes from our families' kitchens and some of our client's kitchens.


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