Logos Bible Software 7

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  1. Make "Add a Note to..." a Drop Down Box.

    Currently when you want to add a note you have to right click on the word/verse and then in the lower right corner you have the option to add a note to the last opened note file. If the note file you want to save it to wasn't the last one you must first manually open it and then it will appear as an option.

    My suggestion is that in place of only listing the most recently opened note file, you make it a drop down box so I can easily select any note.

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    • 38 votes
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      • Provide the ability to mark up footnotes

        The popup windows for footnotes cannot be marked up and annotated. This would be a nice feature.

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        • New “Hide” & “Archive” features.

          1. The current “hidden resources” feature should be renamed to “archived resources.” The current nomenclature is misleading: books
          aren’t “hidden,” they are removed from the system.

          2. A new “hidden resources” feature should be created which acts like a reverse prioritization. Books that are “hidden” would not show up in the library or search results by default. They could be added to a collection, however. This would be useful for collections such as the Perseus & LDS resources.

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          • Expand Inductive Precept Key Word Symbols for Highlighting

            Please expand "Inductive/Precept" highlighting palette (or add another one) with Kari Dent's Key Word Symbol additions => https://karikingdent.com/key-word-symbols/

            Forum thread "Moving Precept Symbols Into A New Palette in Logos 7" => https://community.logos.com/forums/t/134154.aspx has discussion about Kari Dent's PDF files not being readily convertable into styles for Logos and Verbum highlighting use.

            Forum reply => https://community.logos.com/forums/p/134175/871997.aspx#871997 shows all of Kay Arhtur's Inductive Precept symbols are in the "Inductive/Precept" highlighting palette as of Logos 6.13

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            • add Mellel support for "Copy Bible Verses"

              (Logos 4 Mac) Mellel is a frequently used editor for long or Hebrew-containing documents on Mac, as Word is weak in these areas. "Copy Bible Verses" and "Paste" generally works for Mellel, but does not, however, properly format tabs, etc.

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              • Visual filter on the iPad

                Now that we have highlighting and notes on the iPad, I would love to be able to at least view my visual filters on the iPad.

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                • Japanese Version

                  Libronix had a reverse interlinear of the Japanese bible (see: http://www.bible.or.jp/purchase/newbible/greece.html). It is no longer available through Logos. Japan is the single largest unreached people group in the world with less than 1% of the population professing faith. (Yes, China and India have larger populations, but they are made up of a diverse range of people groups.) It might not be profitable for Logos to focus on this, but it would certainly help those of us who are involved in partnering in missions with our brethren in Japan.

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                  • Notes: Table editing

                    Allow the ability to insert and edit tables within notes.

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                    • Optimize startup time

                      I have a Core i3 computer with an SSD drive. Even so, Logos always takes between 20 and 30 seconds to start up, and it is not strange that it take 35 or 40 seconds to startup!

                      BTW, these are the time that I get even with the option to "Show Homepage on Startup" turned off (which does slow things down further, but at least it's clear why).

                      I recently discovered that if I simply turn off the option to "Use Internet" in Logos settings, that my startup time dropped down to a mere 9 seconds! That is very acceptable.…

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                      • Add Themes to personalize colors/colours and improve readability

                        Create set of Themes with current Resource Panel Background choices:

                        • Black on White
                        • Black on Gray
                        • Black on LightGray
                        • Black on Snow (Paper)
                        • Black on Windows Default
                        • Black on WhiteSmoke

                        Add a "Mobile Reader" theme with light yellow background and dark brown text.

                        • Mobile SaddleBrown on LemonChiffon

                        Add a set of "Night Mode" themes: black background with various foreground colors.

                        • Night Mode Blue on Black
                        • Night Mode ForestGreen on Black
                        • Night Mode FireBrick on Black
                        • Night Mode Gold on Black
                        • Night Mode FloralWhite on Black

                        Add "Street Sign"…

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                        • How about including the Thompson Chain Reference.

                          I love my Logos and don't know what I ever did without it. I use it everyday. However I confess that I hang on to my Wordsearch simply because it includes the Thompson Chain Reference search capability. I have used the TCR since 1963 and to include it in Logos would be most helpful.

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                          • Built in RSS Reader

                            Much like Google Reader etc., the Logos RSS Reader would allow subscription to blogs and other RSS feeds that would be automatically downloaded, filed, and indexed within the Logos Library when Logos is opened.

                            These feeds would then be keyword searchable and citable like all other sources within the library. Allowing students, preachers, teachers, scholars or lay people to include up-to-date ideas within personal study, church work or academic documents.

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                            • Improve reading aloud

                              It would be nice if it was on all resources, and you scroll along with the reading.( because if you do that now it will stop reading, and on only one source the computer scrolled along with it, THAT WOULD BE BEST!!)

                              33 votes
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                              • "Dictionary of Daily Life in Biblical and Post-Biblical Antiquity" by Prof. Edwin M Yamauchi and Marvin Wilson

                                This 4-volume reference work from two excellent scholars would be a great addition to the Logos library. Having such research just a click away from a topic or passage being studied would be yet another enhancement to the Logos software & library.

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                                • Customize/Prioritize Right Click Pop-up Menus

                                  Currently both sides of right click pop-up menu has many sections, which are in a fixed order. Please provide settings so can specify section order for each side plus enable/disable sections. Ideal pop-up settings implementation would be like Logos 6 Home Page Sidebar that has check boxes to choose sections plus drag and drop for desired order.

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                                  • Add speaker icons to words in interlinear Bibles

                                    Being able to hear the sound of the Greek by clicking on the speaker icon in an exegetical guide is great. But it would be much better if it was also available in the interlinear display as well. It would allow those unfamiliar with Greek to learn it much easier, without having to go to the hassle of the slow exegetical guide for each verse. This could be selected/deselected like the other interlinear features.

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                                    • Add Prof Horner's Bible Reading Plan

                                      Make it an option within Logos 4 so we don't have to go through this http://wiki.logos.com/Reading_Plans!

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                                        • Audio Hebrew

                                          The addition of the audio Greek NT has been great. Now we need the Hebrew OT!

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