Program Settings

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What does Program Settings do?

  • Program Settings allows you to customize how your Logos software works/displays.
  • Settings are split into several categories.




How do I open Program Settings?

  

  1. In the top menu click on Tools
  2. In the drop down menu click on Program Settings.
  3. Logos will open Program Settings in a new panel.






Program Settings Categories

  • Please notice on the right of each category item a question mark with a circle around it .
    By holding your mouse over this question mark Logos will show you a brief help description for this item.



  • Some category items will require a restart for the effect to take place.
    Those which require this action will be specifically noted in the description(s) below.
    Otherwise the effect is assumed to happen while you have the program open.





General

   

Automatically Download Updates

  • Yes = when you are working online and an update to the software is detected, the update will be downloaded.
You can also set the window of time that you want to permit Updates.

  • No = updates will not be downloaded automatically.
    When an update is available a pop-up box will appear in the lower right side of your Logos window notifying you that an update is available. You can click the X to the right of Updates Available option in this box to prevent updating at this time (it will appear again the next time you start Logos) or you can click Click to download available updates option to start the downloading of updates.

 A restart is required for changes to take effect.

Citation Style

  • If you click the arrow to the right of the selection a drop down list will appear.
    Select which citation style that you want to use (see Citation Styles examples)
  • Citation Style allow you set the format of citations when you paste info from Logos into other application (e.g. Mircrosoft Word).
    • This is used when using
    • This is not used
      • When using Ctrl C to copy selections in a resource.

Copy Citations

  • Yes = citations are used when pasting in another application.
  • No = citations are not used when pasting in another application.



Note that citations are not created when the amount of text copied is smaller than 50 characters. This is because people sometimes copy small strings for pasting in a search edit box, or into Google, or other places where they don’t want a full citation.

Copy Footnotes

  • Yes = footnotes are inserted when pasting in another application.
  • No = footnotes are not inserted when pasting in another application.



Language

  • If you click on the arrow to the right of the language, a drop down list will appear.



    Select the Language which you want Logos to use.

Play Sounds

  • Yes = Logos will play sounds (e.g. upon opening the program).
  • No = Logos will not play sounds.

Send Feedback

  • Permit the program to report how you use the software so Logos can use the info in determining how to improve the program.
  • If you click on the arrow to the right of the selection a drop down list will appear.



    Select your preference.

Show Alerts

  • Yes = News alerts will be shown when the application starts.
  • No = Alerts will never be shown.

Show Auto and Favorite Bookmarks

  • Yes = Show wear marks and Favorite markers in resource’s scrollbar.
  • No = do not show wear marks and Favorite markers in resource’s scrollbar.
    (see Visual Bookmarks)



Show Search Bookmarks

  • Yes = Show search markers in resource’s scrollbar.
  • No = do not show search markers in resource’s scrollbar.
    (see Visual Bookmarks)



Show Visual Cues

  • Visual cues are orange circles which appear momentarily to draw you attention to a location in a resource.



  • Yes = Show visual cues in resources.
  • No = do not show visual cues in a resources.
    (see Visual Cues)

Use Internet

  • Yes = Logos will connect to the internet for various features.
  • No = Logos will not connect to the internet.
    (see The Internet)

 A restart is required for changes to take effect.




Accessibility

   

Program Scaling

  • Please watch the Logos video tutorial Set Program Scaling
  • Allows you to change scaling factor for the application.
    Text, button, and icons will all be scaled proportionally using the chosen percentage of your operating system’s dots-per-inch (DPI) display setting.
  • If you click on the arrow to the right of the selection a drop down list will appear.



    Select the desired scaling.

Resource Panel Background

  • Allows you to change the background color of all resource panels in Logos.
    Tool panels background color cannot be changed!
  • If you click on the arrow to the right of the selection a drop down list will appear.



    Select the desired background color that you want.





Bible



Use Red Letter

  • Allows you to turn ON/OFF words of Christ in red letter for Bibles that support red letters for words of Christ.
  • Yes = show red letters for words of Christ.
  • No = do not show red letters.
    • You can generally view a Bible’s info (on the right side of the resource’s toolbar) and look in the Search Fields category on the left and look for words-of-Christ being present on the right (if present then red letters probably works in this resource, if not then don’t expect red letters to work in it).







Fonts

    

Default Font

  • This font will be used by default in all resources.
  • If you click on the arrow to the right of the selection a drop down list will appear.



    Select the desired font from the list.
    (the list in the image is incomplete)

Default Text Size

  • Text will be displayed at this size for all resource, document, guide, and tool panels.
    Specifying the text size in any individual panel will override this setting.
  • If you click on the arrow to the right of the selection a drop down list of available percentages will appear.



    Select the desired percentage from the list.

Greek Font

  • This font will be used by default in Greek resources.
  • If you click on the arrow on the right of the selection a drop down list will appear.



    Select the desired font from the list.

Hebrew Font

  • This font will be used by default in Hebrew resources.
  • If you click on the arrow on the right of the selection a drop down list will appear.



    Select the desired font from the list.

Syriac Font

  • This font will be used by default in Syriac resources.
  • If you click on the arrow on the right of the selection a drop down list will appear.



    Select the desired font from the list.





Notes

   

Default Notes Font

  • This font will be used by default by all notes.
  • If you click on the arrow on the right of the selection a drop down list will appear.



    Select the desired font from the list.

Default Notes Text Size

Note: In ver 4.5, removed Note Text size from Program Settings and put it in each individual Note file.

  • Notes will have this font size by default.
  • If you click on the arrow on the right of the selection a drop down list will appear.



    Select the desired font size from the list.





Transliteration Format

   

Greek Transliteration Format

  • This format is the transliteration format used for Greek text.
  • If you click on the arrow on the right of the selection a drop down list will appear.



    Select the desired font from the list.

Hebrew Transliteration Format

  • This format is the transliteration format used for Hebrew text.
  • If you click on the arrow on the right of the selection a drop down list will appear.



    Select the desired font from the list.

Syriac Transliteration Format

  • This format is the transliteration format used for Syriac text.
  • If you click on the arrow on the right of the selection a drop down list will appear.



    Select the desired font from the list.





Hidden Resources

   

  • This is where you drag a resource from your Library to hide it.
  • The resource will be removed from your computer. But its title is still in your Library database and can be reinstalled on your computer.

 A restart is required for changes to take effect.



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