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 Mark Barnes Tutorial Video #6 – Favorites

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What are Bookmarks?

  • Bookmarks are as they suggest, they mark where you were reading in one of your books.
  • Logos provides up to 9 bookmarks.
  • These are not the same as Visual Bookmarks. (see Visual Bookmarks )
  • Bookmarks tool appears under the Favorites tool panel.
  • When using the keyboard to open/save a bookmark, don’t use the keypad, use the numbers at the top of the keyboard.
    (see also Keyboard shortcuts (PC), Keyboard shortcuts (Mac) )
  • Please watch Mark Barnes video on Favorites, he discusses Bookmarks there Logos Tutorial Video #6 – Favorites.

 

How do I view the Bookmarks tool?

  1. Click on Tools in the top menu.
  2. In the drop down menu, click on Favorites.
  3. The Favorites tool panel will appear on the left side of your Logos work area.
  4. At the bottom of the Favorites panel you will see Bookmarks.



 

How do I set a bookmark?

  • You will need to open the book in which you want to bookmark.
  • Next you will need to place your reading position so that it appears at the top of your panel. (e.g. ESV Bible was opened with Luke 2:1 at the top of the pane)
  • You can then use the keyboard to set a bookmark by pressing key combination Ctrl+Shift+1 on PC or Cmd+Opt+Shift+1 on Mac (replacing 1 with which bookmark that you want, from 1 to 9).
    • In example below, ESV Luke 2:1 was created by pressing Ctrl+Shift+4 on PC or Cmd+Opt+Shift+4 on Mac => 4th bookmark.



  • Or you can drag and drop a bookmark using the numbered steps below. Dragging is holding down the left mouse button while moving the mouse (don’t release the mouse button while moving the mouse) and dropping occurs when you release the mouse button.
    1. Open the Favorites tool so that you can see Bookmarks on your work area. (see How do I view the Bookmarks tool? ).
    2. Open the book that you want to bookmark (e.g. ESV Bible).
    3. Position the place in the book that you want to bookmark (e.g. move the verse to the top of the window of your visible book).
    4. Drag the Tab for your book to the bookmark that you want to have it saved as (e.g. the image shows saving the ESV in the 4th bookmark).
    5. Now your bookmarked book appears in the bookmarks tool (e.g. please notice ESV:Luke 2 appears in the 4th bookmark. See image above for the name showing up.).



 

How do I open a book using a Bookmark?

  • Click on a bookmark to open it into your work area. (if bookmarks tool is not visible, see How do I view the Bookmarks tool? ) If the book is not already visible in a Tab in your work area, then Logos will open that book in a Tab associated with that type of book.
  • Or you can right click on the bookmark and a pop-up menu will appear which allows you to Open in a new tab or Open in a floating window.



  • Or holding the Ctrl key down and click on a bookmark will open the book in a new Tab on your work area.
  • Or you can use the keyboard to open a bookmark by using key combination Ctrl+4 on PC or Cmd+4 on Mac (replace 4 with appropriate bookmark number).

 

How do I update or replace a Bookmark?

  • To update a bookmark
    • Make sure that your new position is placed at the top of your book’s window. Then overwrite your previous bookmark (see How do I set a bookmark? ).
  • To replace a bookmark, just bookmark your new bookmark over the old bookmark. (see How do I set a bookmark? )..

 

How do I clear/erase a bookmark?

  • There are 2 ways to clear a bookmark
    1. Hold the mouse over the bookmark that you want to clear. Then click on the x next to the bookmark.



    2. Or right click on the bookmark that you want to clear and in the pop-up menu click on Clear.






Tip from Morris Proctor

  • See this blog, Morris tells how you should reserve Bookmark #1. He has a short video worth watching!




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