Logos 4.3 Beta 6

Logos 4.3 Beta 6 (v4.30.0.0735) was released on May 31, 2011.

New Features

  • Personal Books
    • Implemented the Personal Books feature, which can be found on the Tools menu. (See known issues.)
  • Search Panel
    • Morph Search picker will select lemmas by default. To search for forms, use form:word.
  • Sync
    • Sync v2 for Copy Bible Verses implemented. (See known issues.)

New Features for Mac

  • Notes
    • Added “Full | Compact” buttons to the Notes panel. (See known issues.)

Bug Fixes

  • Localization
    • Added support for localized Bible dates (a.C. and d.C.).
    • Changed “LTR” button in Sentence Diagram document to “IAD.”
  • Search Panel
    • Fixed bug that caused program to crash when displaying results in Analysis View.

Bug Fixes for Mac

  • Guides
    • Fixed bug in Compare Versions section for missing text popups when hovering over dots, and Text Comparison opening when the dot is clicked.
  • Print/Export
    • Fixed focus bug that caused Cmd-P to not always print the active panel.
  • Reading Plan
    • Added ‘Edit’ button and alert ribbon for plans in progress.
  • Resource Panel
    • Fixed bug that prevented selection of alternate active reference unless it was clicked on a second time.
  • Rich Text Editor
    • Fixed two keyboard shortcuts:
      • Cmd+R align right
      • Cmd+Shift++ superscript
  • Search Panel
    • Fixed bug that caused popup text in the Analysis view of results to disappear after only one second.
  • Setup
    • Resource and Software Updates will be downloaded and installed correctly.
  • Shortcuts
    • Fixed bug that resized last shortcut based on space available.
    • Fixed regression that did not allow for editing the label for a custom shortcut.

Bug Fixes for Windows

  • Fonts
  • Syntax Search document
    • Fixed bug that caused the “Show Details” button to not function, which resulted in non-detail display of search terms.

Known Issues

  • Personal Books
    • Books compiled in the beta cycle will expire, at the latest, when 4.3 is shipped to the stable channel due to further changes that will be made.
    • Personal Books will not automatically sync between computers.
    • Personal Books from LDLS3 (*.lbxpbb) cannot be read in Logos 4; they will need to be recompiled from the original sources. For more information, see this thread.
    • If Smart Tags are used in the source Word document, the Bible references will be removed from the PBB output (see discussion here).
    • Citation Information is not available for Personal Books.
    • Images are not yet supported
    • Hyperlinks do not work, though they will retain their formatting.
    • Not all formatting is preserved, e.g. margins, indentation, paragraph and text spacing, text effects and word art, highlighting, and fill effects are ignored.
    • Lists lose their bullets and numbers
    • Fonts are currently ignored.
    • Footnotes and endnotes are currently ignored.
    • Text boxes, charts, embedded documents and other similar features are not supported.
    • Personal Books are not searchable in the Search Panel (Ctrl+F or Cmd+F will allow simple searching in the PB panel itself).
    • Milestone tags, e.g., [[@Page:p3]] are not detected consistently.
    • Unicode characters in the metadata will cause Logos 4 to crash (http://community.logos.com/forums/t/33876.aspx).
    • From within the PB panel, a Personal Book cannot be dragged to the Shortcut bar or to a particular location on the screen to control where the book opens (http://community.logos.com/forums/p/33882/254193.aspx#254193).
    • Adding multiple files into one Personal Book is not currently supported.
    • Editing text which has had a highlight style applied to it before recompiling the book will cause the highlight to shift location (http://community.logos.com/forums/p/33894/254237.aspx).
    • Although a resource can be built with the “Bible” type, it will not function correctly as a Bible in Logos 4 (e.g., Copy Bible Verses, Bible Text Only, etc., do not work).
  • Sync

Known Issues for Mac

  • Documents
    • Last word in a document title may be cut off in the body of the document, but not on the tab or the title bar.
  • Notes
    • The active note cannot be collapsed in Compact view.
  • Personal Books
    • If building a book fails, a placeholder message is shown
    • Deleting a personal book only removes it from the Personal Books panel; it does not remove it from the Library or the hard disk.

Known Issues for Windows

  • Personal Books
    • Personal books cannot be deleted.
    • When a book finishes building, the edit book view is shown instead of the build results.
    • Edit/Open/Finished buttons are cut-off/disappear when resizing the panel to be smaller.

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