Logos 4.5 Beta 8

Logos 4.5 Beta 8 (Mac and Windows v4.50.0.1543) was released on November 30, 2011.

New Features

  • About
    • Added Base Package information to the ‘About Logos Bible Software’ dialog which will display the largest package licensed to the current user. (See Known Issues.)
  • Highlighting tool
    • Altered behavior of ‘Erase’ button. Associated note items with no content will be deleted. Associated note items with content will be set to ‘No highlight’.

New Features for Mac

  • Context Menu
    • Added context menu support for Expand/Collapse (All) in Cited By, Explorer and Search panels.
  • Font Scaling
    • Added scaling support for the Clippings panel.
  • Passage List
    • Implemented reference box at the bottom of the list of passages.
    • Implemented Passage List headings. (See Known Issues for Mac.)

Bug Fixes

  • Highlighting tool
    • Fixed bug preventing the ability to drag and drop the ‘Annotation added to’ hyperlink at the bottom of the panel.
  • Home Page
    • Fixed bug in refreshing Home Page using Shift+F5. (See this thread.)
    • Fixed bug which prevented a usable Reading Plan from being created using the ‘Start Today’ link in the Home Page ribbon.
  • Footnotes
    • Improved logic for footnote on page content to reduce the number of unwanted footnotes.
  • Notes
    • Fixed bug that collapsed active note when clicking the scroll bar or scrolling in the document. (See this thread.)
    • Fixed bug that did not save changes to title/contents when deleting text if focus was immediately moved to another note item or the Esc key was hit to clear the focus.
    • Fixed bug that prevented the excerpt in the title field from being updated if the annotation was edited to remove the beginning/end of the selected range.
  • Personal Books
    • Fixed erroneous ‘Could not remove existing resource’ error for a customer document.

Bug Fixes for Mac

  • Highlighting tool
    • Fixed color picker in ‘Font Styling’ section of edit view to include ‘Automatic’ option.
    • Fixed bug that did not dismiss the palette menu and ‘Save In’ sub menu when a document name was selected.
  • Notes
    • Fixed bug that allowed bullets/numbering and multiple paragraphs in the title field. Alignment buttons, bullets/numbering buttons, indent buttons, and multiple paragraphs are now disabled when focus is on the title field.
  • Notes/Highlighting
    • Fixed color selectors to display custom color pickers with ‘Automatic’ option in all locations.
  • Notes/Passage List
    • Improved support for toggling Full/Compact view.
  • Panel Menu
    • Fixed Lion-specific bug that caused panel menu to open in the middle of, rather than below, the panel menu icon. (See this thread.)
  • Passage Analysis
    • Added ‘Immediate Compare’ tooltips to reference hyperlinks in Version River.
  • Passage List
    • Fixed bug that prevented a list showing two or more translations from reverting to one-column display for small panel sizes.
  • Read Aloud
    • Fixed bug that did not respect System Preferences for voice speed.
  • Text Comparison
    • Improved scrolling between a Bible and the Text Comparison tool when both a set to a lettered link set.

Bug Fixes for Windows

  • Notes
    • Fixed bug that caused automatic hyperlinks and the text following them to only display correctly when the foreground color was set to ‘Automatic’.
    • Fixed a crash when pasting specific content into a note. (See this thread.)
    • Fixed bug that caused text to be invisible when foreground color was specifically set to ‘Automatic’.
  • Passage Guide
    • Fixed crash caused by an out of memory exception when running a report for a specific verse with an associated handout populating in the guide.

Known Issues

  • About
    • The server currently returns HTML encoded values. About dialog may display packages like this: “Scholar's Gold”

Known Issues for Mac

  • Guides
    • Guide Template Editor panel is truncated when no sections have been added.
  • Home Page
    • Recent Reading Lists item in ribbon does not display any lists.
  • Passage Lists
    • Edit box for headings does not expand while typing.

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