Logos Bible Software 7

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  1. "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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    • Logos on Linux

      "We will not be developing a desktop/offline application for Linux.
      https://app.logos.com continues to improve and will be our solution for any platform that supports a web browser."

      Which is ONLY available by paid subscription, and ONLY available while online. This is not opening up your library (which must be purchased) to the largest audience possible.

      Please consider one of these two better options that could be used in a future version of LOGOS:

      1. AVOID frameworks that are NOT multi-platform (ie: using Internet Explorer components [report display engine]). Instead, use available multi-platform options like Firefox or Chromium.

      2. A two…

      32 votes
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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.

          31 votes
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          • 31 votes
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            • Allow Grouping of personal books into folders/sub-folders like Favorites

              Organizing Personal Books in the Personal Book Builder into folders/sub-folders like Favorites would greatly facilitate finding/viewing one's personal book library. Once you have a significant number of personal books, it can be a challenge to see what's there.

              29 votes
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              • footnote like libronix - example

                How Libronix works with footnotes and how Logos 5 does not work

                Our students would appreciate it so much if Logos 5 could have this feature present in Libronix

                This is how the Libronix Digital Library works with collected items in the clip board

                I can collect as many quotes as the Word clipboard permits and when I go to the document(s) where I want to use them they foot note very beautifully .

                Introduction: Creation and Chaos 1:1–2

                The unit begins with a concern central throughout Genesis 1–11, the creating God and chaos. We commonly translate these two verses…

                28 votes
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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!

                  28 votes
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                  • build a software tool for bible translatio

                    I am translating the bible
                    into an undocumented language... ethnologue code ppq. I think Logos is in a unique position to develop a module or something to help bible translators by actually building into logos a tool to write your own bible translations. Right now, I have to use a tool called paratext. the tool works, but is windows only and would be better if it were more integrated with logos.

                    i'd love your thoughts and would love even more to see a tool like this born!

                    27 votes
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                    • Export Highlighted Text

                      I tend to read with a highlighter in hand and would like to mimic this in Logos. It would be great to be able to just easily highlight as I read along; and then export my highlighted sentences or paragraphs into the notes (with cites) so they could be printed, exported or searched. This would be a great aide for researchers.

                      26 votes
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                      • Add Bible study templates - premade as in L3 beta and user created

                        These need to be shareable between users and printable. Tables and graphic organizers need to be supported at least as cut & paste. There should not be a limit on the number of pages. Printing should allow the option of blank forms or form with sample answers.

                        25 votes
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                        • Manual Save/import/export of Notes/Collections/Layouts/Filters/Searches .

                          Opps... I didn't want to delete that!! Sound familiar? Allow users to manually save, import & export items such as collections, notes, filters, layouts, search results, etc. This will permit recovery from accidental deletion/edits. It also allows users to select a subset of items to have available at a given time, without losing the others.

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                          • Allow library resources to be stored on/accessed from external storage (such as from an SD card)

                            I would like to download all of my resources to an external microSD card so that they are available when I can't connect to the Internet and don't consume the bulk of my internal storage (such as on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 that has 16 GB of internal storage and a 64 GB microSD card.

                            Supporting an external card could be a great experience for end users. That way, I could have one card that I could use in my Samsung Tab, my desktop system, or any other device Logos supports. Being connected to the Internet can be nice,…

                            25 votes
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                            • Add the Vietnamese Bible (multiple translations already under open domain online) to Logos as a fully indexed resource

                              I leverage Logos richly for all of my lesson and sermon preparation for the Vietnamese congregation I serve. Sadly, while I can do the bulk of my work within Logos, I am forced to go outside Logos for Vietnamese Bible texts, which really negates some of the key benefits of my core workflow within Logos. Please bring one or more of the Vietnamese Bible translations into Logos as a "first class citizen" (e.g. fully indexed, searchable, able to be flagged as a Link Set for parallel scrolling with English bibles, study bibles, etc).

                              24 votes
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                              • FACTBOOK: DICTIONARIES ARE IGNORED

                                There are two problems with factbook
                                1. first, factbook does not always pull up entries in ABD. sometimes it does, sometimes it doesn't even though in both cases there is a specific heading in ABD

                                2. second, factbook NEVER pulls up entries in some dictionaries like:
                                https://www.logos.com/product/6374/a-dictionary-of-the-bible even though they are priorized to the top I resources

                                24 votes
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                                • Better citations for articles & chapters from multi-author works

                                  Implement proper citations for journal articles, encyclopedia articles, and chapters from multi-author works when copying/pasting text. Currently Logos does a poor job of this, not citing the author of the article or chapter in question but only the editor of the entire work. For journals and encyclopedias the general editor should be left out and only the article author cited. For edited books, both the chapter author and the editor are normally cited. But see individual citation formats for the rules here. See such threads as http://community.logos.com/forums/t/11543.aspx and http://community.logos.com/forums/t/29583.aspx

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                                  • Let Users set their own Default Study Layout.

                                    Let Users set their own Default Study Layout.

                                    Currently, if I go to Home, enter a Bible verse, then press "Go," Logos gives me a Study Layout with several windows of resources: Passage Guide, Exegetical Guide, Bible Translations and Commentaries. These are all very helpful.

                                    However, on the right side, two other windows also come up called Information and Text Comparison. For my purposes, neither is helpful. Rather, I find that ...

                                    1) they eat up valuable space which could otherwise be given to the Bible & Commentary windows, and
                                    2) they are annoying, because as I move my cursor…

                                    24 votes
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                                    • add linkset functionality to notes

                                      Please enable Notefile content to scroll with bible,

                                      23 votes
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                                      • Fully functional cloud based version of Logos

                                        I believe that most of the functions in Logos can in some way be replicated in the cloud. This would enable people to use any platform and would satisfy those who wish to use linux as well as those using Chromebooks. This is the future anyway, so why not get started now

                                        22 votes
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                                        • Highlight/marking/note list for each resource

                                          It would be very nice to be able to see a list in each resource of all my highlights/markings/notes within that resource and showing part of the marked text. That way I can easily get to important ideas that I've marked and jump back and forth among them, like with the "bookmarks" tab in pdf readers. Each time I add a marking or note in a pdf document, the addition is included in the "bookmarks" tab with part of the text.

                                          Right now exists the possibility to jump between highlights, but without seeing a list of the the highlighted texts.…

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