Getting Started

Step by step instructions for creating iMenuPro menus.

  1. Select View > Classic
  2. Select File > New Menu
  3. Next to Food Items click the New button
  4. Fill in Food Item fields for Name, Description and Price and then click OK. You can repeat this step to a add a few Foods Items.
  5. Next to Headings click the New button.
  6. Enter the Heading text such as 'Appetizers', 'Starters', etc. then click OK
  7. Now click and hold the Heading you just created and Drag it over to the menu and Drop it. Next drag some Food Items to the menu in the same fashion - drop them under the Heading in the order of your choice.
  8. Once you have few items on the menu you can a) click and drag to change their order b) click to edit them c) hover and click the X to remove them (or click to edit and uncheck the On Menu box, then click OK).
  9. Next, try clicking the buttons on the toolbar to see what your menu looks like with different designs.
  10. Finally, at any point during the process, click on the toolbar (or use File > Create PDF to Print ) to create a PDF menu which you can print or upload to your website.

Switch Menu Styles

You can switch Menu Styles at any time using the Design > Switch Menu Styles command to choose a specific Menu Style.

Or you can click the Previous Menu or Next Menu buttons on the toolbar to cycle through the available styles.

Changing your Menu Page Size

Use the File > Page Setup command to set or change your menu page size, margins, or orientation.

Page Setup Fields

When you edit your page setup a Page Setup box appears with the following fields:

Orientation

Controls whether the menu will be printed in the normal fashion portrait (vertical) or lengthwise landscape (horizontal).

Paper Size

Select your paper size — 8½ x 11 (letter), 8½ x 14 (legal), 11 x 17, 17 x 22, A3, A4, etc. If you want to create a menu that does not fit the sizes listed, choose Custom and then enter a Custom Width and Custom Length.

Margins

Each Menu Style comes with default margins to match the layout and design of the style. You can override these defaults by simply entering new values. For example, if you want a narrow page or a wide page, you can change the Left and Right margins.

To return to the default margins of your current Menu Style click Use Style defaults for Margins.