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How to select Printing/Export

From a resource’s menu


  1. In the resource that you want to print from, click on the resource’s icon.
  2. In the drop down menu, click on Print/Export.
  3. The Print window will open.
    Logos will only allow 1 Print/Export window to be open at a time. \

Using keyboard shortcut

  1. Click in the resource that you want to print from.
  2. On your keyboard use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl P to open the Print/Export window.




Selecting what to print

  • There are a few ways to determine what will be printed from your resource.
    It should be noted here that Logos handles this differently depending on the resource or tool type.
    • So this wiki subTopic is broken up into 3 minorTopics to try and cover these situations.
  • Another item to make you aware of is that you can select in your resource (by click & drag with your mouse) what you desire to print. This method may not be available in many of the tools areas.
  • Changing the text size in the Print/Export preview is dependent on the text size that you had setup in the resource. (see Print Preview)
  • One tool which you might not think of printing from is the Help tool. Printing from this tool might come in very handy for lengthy help sections that you don’t want to view in a narrow window pane.
  • When printing from a Guide you will need to open the individual tool headings within the Guide that you want printed.
    • If you have the Print/Export window open and then change the Guide view, then you might need to use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl P (while in the guide) to have the Print window update.
  • When printing Notes or Clippings, Logos does not permit printing individual notes or clippings within a Note or Clipping file.
  • When printing a Passage List and you have multiple Bibles selected, Logos will print it vertically or horizontally depending on how it is showing on your screen. (so adjust your Passage List window for the view you want)
  • Under the Tools menu, you can print from each of them except the Favorites and Copy Bible Verse.
  • From the Search tool you can print from all the various views except the Analysis views.

From text resources


  1. In your resource you can select what you want printed.


    1. Select what you want printed (including text and pictures or charts) in your resource. (by click and dragging with your mouse).
    2. Open the Print/Export window using the keyboard shortcut or menu.


    3. When your Print window appears, notice that Use selected text is chosen and you see your selected items appear in the preview page.

  2. Depending on your resource type you may see a scripture reference or page number here. You can click in here to change the range to suit you.
    1. Note: page numbers must be consecutive (e.g. Page 544-546). Use the hyphen (minus sign) to separate the page range. After entering your page range click on the blue arrow (appears when editing in the box) to the right of this box to update the preview page.
      Also be aware that the number of pages that you select may be different than the number of pages printed (look under the preview page for the number of pages to be printed).
    2. For scripture reference range, enter it like you would in your Bible resource (e.g. Mt 6:1-8) then click on the blue arrow (appears when editing in the box) to the right of this box to update the preview page.

  3. You can use choose Use these section to customize what will be included in your printed page(s). The items that appear here are what you would see in the Table of Contents for the resource that you are printing from. Be aware that not all Bibles (or other resources) show every heading (e.g. the NIV shows headings within a chapter, while the ESV table of contents only shows chapters). The example below is from the Bible Knowledge Commentary:


    1. Notice that we have the BKC open to Matthew chapter 6. Also notice that we are showing the Table of Contents on the left.


    2. Now open the Print/Export window using the keyboard shortcut or menu.
    3. Notice that the sections column looks just like the Table of Contents column in our resource. Notice that only a single subsection is checked (since we did not select anything in the BKC before opening the Print/Export window). Here you can check whichever sections that you want included in your printout. Unlike the other two method, you can print non-continuous sections using this method.


    4. Instead of checking every subsection you can right click on a subsection that you want printed and a pop-up menu appears allowing you to Select all or Clear all appears. This may come in handy when there are numerous subsections. The image on the right shows how Logos selected this whole subsection after clicking on Select all.



From some tools

  • Many Logos tools and some resources may give you a more limited set of options for selecting what you want to print.
    • Some tools where this may happen: Information, Cited By, Power Lookup, Text Comparison, etc.


  1. Click on the current print selection’s.
  2. A drop down list appears, select the method that you want and then view it in the preview page.


    1. From Power Lookup this is what Logo4 shows for Print as shown on screen.


    2. And this is what is shown for Print as exported.



From other tools

  • When opening the Print/Export window for some tools or resources you may notice that print selection methods are missing.
    • Some examples where this might happen: Biblical People/Places/Things.
  • So Logos will only give you What You See Is What You Get in the preview page.


  1. Notice there are no print selections available. If you find that your preview page is insufficient, then:
    1. Try using the Export method(s) along with a word processor or a browser.
    2. Or bypass using the Print window and use Copy/Paste from your resource into a word processor.
  2. From Biblical People/Places/Things, Print/Export will print the contents of the Information panel and the image to your printout. It will not printout the ribbon of images found at the bottom of the tool.




  • Logos provides a condensed view and a zoomed view to preview your document.
    • The buttons to control this are found on the Print window’s toolbar. (Actual Size for zoom and Fit for condensed)
  • You can scale the size of text in the print window. But it will not effect the size of text in your documents print preview.


    1. Click on the Print window’s menu icon.
    2. Use the slider to adjust the window’s text size.


    3. Logos will adjust text per your scaling in step #2 for these areas.
    4. It will not change the size of the previewed document. (see Changing the Font size)

Number of pages to print

  

  1. Notice the page number under the document preview.
  2. This shows you the number of printed pages that you can expect.
  3. You can click on the arrows to change the preview page of the document.
    1. Or you can use the arrows on your keyboard to change the preview page.
    2. Or you can use Page Up and Page Down on your keyboard to change the preview page.
    3. Or you can use the wheel on your mouse to change the preview page.



Default View (Fit)

  

  1. The Fit or condensed view is the default view when you open the Print window. It allows you to view at a glance how your document should look when printed.
  2. If you have used the zoomed view, you can press the Fit button on the toolbar to return to the condensed view.



Zoomed (Actual Size)

  • You probably will want to zoom in to preview how your document will look before printing.

    

  1. Click on the Actual Size button on the toolbar to show the zoomed view.
  2. Notice that your cursor changes to an open hand when over the document. By using the hand and the left mouse button you can grab and drag the position of the zoomed document into position for viewing (similar to how you move your map in the Biblical Places tool).
  3. Logos has provided gaps around its panels to allow you to see the position of your zoomed document.
  4. Also notice the preview page number changer is hovering over your document. You can use this to change to a different page while zoomed.




Setting up the printed page



Changing the Font size

  • To change the size of text for your document within your print preview window you need to change the size of text for the resource it comes from prior to opening the Print/Export window.


    1. In your resource that you want to print from, click on the icon in the upper left corner of its window.
    2. In the drop down menu, adjust the text size slider to enlarge text view in your resource.
      (the larger the text in your resource the larger it will be in your printout)
    3. In that same drop down menu, click on Print/Export.
    4. Now the text is larger in your preview page in the Print/Export window. (see image below)


    5. Once that you have printed your page, repeat steps 1 & 2 to restore your normal viewing size for your resource.



Selecting the page orientation

  

  1. In the top right panel, click on the arrow next to the Portrait/Landscape selector.
  2. A drop down menu will appear, select the page orientation that you want.



Setting the page margins

  

  1. In the top left panel, click on the arrow next to the Margins selector.
  2. A drop down menu will appear with 4 margin choices.
  3. Select the margin choice that you want your document to be printed with.



Selecting the printer

  • Before you set other print settings you should select which printer that you want to use as the other print settings may vary with printer.

  

  1. In the top right panel, click on the current printer name.
  2. A drop down list of printers for your computer will appear.
    1. Select the printer that you want to use.



Setting the paper size

  

  1. In the top right panel, click on the arrow next to the Paper size (the default is Letter).
  2. A drop down menu for available paper sizes for your selected printer will appear.
  3. You may not see all the available paper sizes, so use the scrollbar to view the others.
  4. Select your desired paper size.



Setting printer properties

  • You can also adjust some properties for your printer from the Print/Export window. Since the properties for this method are printer dependent and can greatly vary, this wiki will not attempt to show these here.

  

  1. In the top right panel, click on the link Properties.


  2. A pop-up window will appear. You can change the properties for how you want your printer to print here. Notice that there may be other tabs in this window for setting other properties.
    1. When you are done, press the OK button to set these properties or the Cancel button to leave the properties as they were.




Sending to the printer

  • Sending your document to the printer.

  

  1. Setup your printer and print settings.
    1. see Setting up the printed page
  2. Preview your document before you print.
    1. see Selecting what to print
    2. see Print Preview
  3. Make sure that you have paper in your printer.
  4. Make sure that your printer is turned ON.
  5. In the top right panel, click on the Print button.




Exporting

Logos has embedded this feature in its Print/Export window. It allows you to export whatever you could send to the printer to the clipboard or one of the specified files. Mark Barnes has made an excellent video showing in detail how to Export.

Copy to clipboard

  • You can export your document to the windows clipboard for pasting elsewhere.
  • Once in the clipboard you can paste it into Word, Excel, PowerPoint or some other editing software.
  • Graphic images are not copied using this method. See the Right Click menu for copying images.
    • An exception to this is from Biblical People/Place/Things. Logos will include the primary image (not the ribbon of images at the bottom of the tool) from these in your clipboard.
  • Footnotes are not included like when using Copy from the Right Click method. The slide below from Mark’s video shows what you can expect from these 2 methods (Right Click vs Export):

  

Rich Text Format

  • You can export your document to a RTF file.
  • This file type supports text with font styles, sizing and other attributes. It also supports embedded charts, but not pictures.
  • This is useful when you want to open it with a word processor (e.g. Microsoft Word) and edit it. Other software tools also may import RTF files.

Text Document

  • You can export text documents to a *.txt* file. You can open or edit these files with microsoft NotePad or similar text based editor.
  • You will not find graphic items in a text file.

Web Page (HTML)

  • You can export your document to a web page on your computer. Then use your browser to open that web page using File from the browser’s menu.
  • This sometimes can be useful when printing from a browser works better than printing from Logos.
  • This can also be useful when you want to create web based pages for a study in which you want to share with others.

XPS Document

  • This file type works well with windows Vista and newer. You may find tools that will do this for older versions of windows.
  • When saving in this file type, you can use windows Internet Explorer to open the document.
  • Your browser may print this document more to your liking.


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