Logos 4.3 Beta 8

Logos 4.3 Beta 8 (v4.30.0.0882) was released on June 14, 2011.

New Features

  • Improved performance of sync for notes.
  • Improved responsiveness of notes UI while sync is uploading.
  • Personal Books
    • Endnotes and Footnotes are converted to logosxml popups.
    • Right-click “Delete” option will delete the book from the PB database and from the Library Catalog

New Features for Windows

  • Personal Books
    • Support for images has been added for file types including: BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, TIFF, WMF

Bug Fixes

  • Personal Books
    • ‘Author’ is no longer a required field.
    • ‘Title’ is a required field.
    • User tags will be detected more reliably and will be more flexible in parsing the datatype reference. For example, ‘[[@Page:3]]’ will be detected as ‘Page 3’ well as ‘[[@Page:p 3]]’.
    • Fixed bug that caused a reference marked with Microsoft Word Smart Tags to be omitted from the compiled document.
  • Resource Panel
    • Improved logic for preventing large justification gaps in narrow columns, espcially to improve readability on smaller screens.
  • Syntax Graphs
    • Cleaned up display of printed/exported graphs.

Bug Fixes for Mac

  • Copy Bible Verses
    • Imposed a limit on the number of characters allowed in the title of a new copy style (256 characters.)
  • Personal Books
    • Fixed bug that caused a program crash when trying to compile a file which is not in the .docx format.

Bug Fixes for Windows

  • Search Panel
    • Fixed bug in Morph Search that aligned starting vowels in the wrong order where the end of the previous segment is the highlighted result.

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.
    • Search hits are not highlighted in personal books.
    • Citation Information is not available for Personal Books.
    • 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.
    • Text boxes, charts, embedded documents and other similar features are not supported.
    • 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 on Mac

  • Personal Books
    • Images are not yet supported.

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