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Logos 4 Release Notes
Added Community Notes support for Faithlife.com. (Faithlife.com is currently in beta and can be discussed
Added support for new display features (that will be used by yet-to-be-released resources).
Reduced memory usage of large Notes documents.
Implemented share feature in info pane of resource panel for all resources and ‘Selection’ tab of context menu for Bibles for Faithlife, Facebook, Twitter, and email. (See Known Issues.)
Added initial support for video resources.
Upgraded SQLite database engine to v3.7.10.
This adds some bug fixes, should give better performance, and may improve SQLite reliability.
SQLite errors are logged to the application error log.
New Features for Mac
Search Panel Bible
Implemented ‘Search (while typing)’ option.
Fixed bug that prevented completion from reappearing if focus was moved and then returned to the reference box.
Imposed character limit on Highlighting Palette and Style names of 256 characters.
Fixed bug which prevented changes to the default font family/size from being applied correctly to visible blank note content.
Personal Book Builder
Fix crash reading files created by Wondershare PDF Creator.
Fixed bug that caused for the first lines of each column in paged view to be misaligned vertically.
Fixed crash caused by incorrect proxy settings being entered.
Bug Fixes for Mac
Copy Bible Verses
Fixed bug that prevented deletion of custom style via content menu in the style drop down.
Fixed bug that caused document types to be bolded when using the search filter. (See
Fixed crash caused by changing default Greek font with a specific resource open. (See
Fixed bug that prevented ‘Find’ box from being dismissed when the home page was opened.
Fixed bug that caused ‘Recent Reading Lists’ ribbon item to be blank.
New Guide Template
Fixed text alignment issue for resource pickers.
Fixed bug which caused extra hyperlink options to be available in the context menu which were not functional. (See
Fixed bug which displayed locator bar buttons for ‘locked’ resources opened via a Reading List.
Fixed bug in scrolling through a long list of entries for one resource. (See
Changed navigation through Parallel Resource Sets from Cmd+left/right arrow to just left/right arrow keys.
Fixed bug which prevented drop down menus from being dismissed if open when the panel itself was closed. (See
Fixed bug where the context menu was not properly dismissed and overlapped the ‘Save as’ dialog. (See
Rich Text Editor
Fixed bug that caused middle line in bulleted and numbered list buttons to be missing.
Fixed bug that caused ‘Specifics’ pane to display incorrectly.
Implemented context menu for initial ‘+’.
‘Show details’ will be enabled by default for new Syntax Search documents.
Implemented drag and drop support.
Fixed bug that prevented items with ‘Matching skips levels’ checked from displaying a dashed connecting line. (See
Fixed bug which caused popup menu to display incorrectly on external monitors. (See
Fixed bug that caused strikethrough in ‘Show base text’ button to be missing.
Improved behavior of ‘Undo’ Edit menu item and keyboard shortcut (Cmd+Z) in Notes, Passage List, Prayer List, Sentence Diagram, and Syntax document panels.
Bug Fixes for Windows
Added keyboard accessibility for ‘x’ in the Find box.
Improved keyboard support in the reverse interlinear ribbon.
The first tab stop will no longer be off-screen; the focus will land on the center column. The ribbon will pan left or right as the selection changes, using the arrow keys to navigate.
Keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+R will toggle reverse interlinear ribbon. When ribbon becomes visible, the focus will automatically be set to the center column.
When focus is in the ribbon, pressing the Enter key will open the context (right-click) menu.
Added automation names for the context menu tabs.
The row selector column of the ribbon is accessible keyboard, and the context menu key or Shift+F10 to open the context menu to change which rows are displayed.
Fixed bug that prevented the deletion of custom guide templates.
Fixed bug which prevented selected text following an automatically detected scripture hyperlink from being deleted using the Backspace key.
Fixed bug which caused font change after an automatically detected scripture hyperlink.
Community Notes doesn’t use custom proxy settings.
‘Immediate Compare’ does not respect ‘Show difference’/’Show base text’ settings in the Text Comparison panel.
Logos 4.5b does not read the LDLS3 *.lbxvid video resource format. These videos used Windows Media Player, so are not compatible with non-Windows operating systems.
by Tonya J Ross
Copyright 2009-2013 Logos Bible Software.
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