Logos 5.1 Beta 2

Logos 5.1 Beta 2 ( was released on March 13, 2013.

Important Note: Upgrading from 4.6c Beta 2 to 5.1 Beta 2 will fail. This will be fixed in Beta 3.

New Features

  • Importing
    • Implemented support for importing Sermon Files from Libronix DLS. To import sermon files enter ‘Import Sermon Files’ into command line.
      • Running the command to import Sermon Files will:
        • Create a new folder called ‘Imported LDLS3 Sermons.’ This folder will be located in the Documents folder on Windows and the Home folder on Mac.
        • Generate a .docx file for each imported sermon, and place these files in the new ‘Imported LDLS3 Sermons’ folder.
        • Create two stubs in Personal Books panel, one for Sermons and one for Illustrations. These will be titled ‘Sermons of [user name]’ and ‘Illustrations of [user name].’
        • Populate stubs with .docx files generated.
      • To build Sermons or Illustrations personal book after running import command, select generated stub in Personal Books panel and press ‘Build book’ button.
  • Library
    • Implemented ‘Collections’ section in the info pane which will display hyperlinks for the Collections of which the selected resource is a part. (See Known Issues for Mac.)
  • Read Aloud
    • Implemented changes to Read Aloud function in preparation for Audio Resource availability.
      • Implemented voice picker in panel menu. ‘System Narrator’ will be the only voice available for resources without dedicated audio. (See Known Issues for Windows.)

Bug Fixes

  • Exegetical Guide
    • Fixed bug which caused morph terms to appear duplicated.
  • Highlighting
    • Fixed bug which caused spacing issues when using margin lines. (See this thread.)
  • Importing
  • Layouts
    • ‘At Startup Open to’ has been changed to a local setting.
    • Fixed bug which prevented layout name in program title bar from updating when the active layout title was edited. (See this thread.)
  • Passage Guide
    • Added ‘more>>’ link in Tags and Cloud views for Topics and Illustrations sections.
  • Personal Books
    • Fixed bug which prevented headings using Bible datatype syntax from being recognized in the TOC. (See this thread.)
  • Print/Export
    • Fixed crash when selecting ‘Bibliography only.’
    • Fixed bug which could cause blank pages to export when printing from LLS:KAIROSGRAM.
  • Read Aloud
    • Fixed bug which did not display the panel menu option correctly when playing the Greek Audio New Testament audio. (See this thread.)
  • Rich Text
    • Implemented triple-click support. Triple clicking will select the entire paragraph.
    • Fixed bug which prevented some links from working. (See this thread.)
  • Search Panel Clause
    • Fixed bug which caused suggestive text to only show Greek examples. (See this thread. See Known Issues for Mac.)
    • Fixed bug which prevented ‘participant:’ queries from displaying all results in Analysis view.
  • Startup
  • Timeline
    • Implemented ‘lock’ icon for timeline event references that are located in a resource not in the user’s library.
  • Visual Filters
    • Fixed bug which caused speaker labels to appear incorrectly in specific locations.

Bug Fixes for Mac

  • Bible Word Study Guide
    • Fixed bug which could cause some labels to be truncated in ‘Preposition Use’ section.
  • Explorer
    • Improved input text box by specifying maximum width.
  • Guides
    • Fixed bug which caused ‘more >>’ link to display too high in See Also ribbon.
    • Fixed bug which prevented Cmd+G keyboard shortcut from putting focus in the query box.
  • Layouts
    • Fixed bug which did not hide other controls when ‘Save as named layout’ textbox was opened.
  • Personal Book Builder
    • Fixed bug which prevented text boxes from increasing in size when font size was increased. (See this thread.)
  • Power Lookup
    • Improved display of title text to match Windows.
  • Resource Panel
    • Fixed text sizing issue in Faithlife Study Bible.
  • Search Panel
    • Implemented arrow button in query box in Search panel for initiating searches. (See Known Issues for Mac.)

Bug Fixes for Windows

  • Layouts
    • Added hint text for ‘Save as named layout’ textbox.
  • Notes
    • Changed default note text color to be black. (See this thread and this thread.)
    • Fixed bug which prevented scroll bar from displaying in Split view. (See this thread.)
    • Fixed bug which caused incorrect cursor to be displayed when hovering over scroll bar. (See this thread.)

Known Issues for Mac

  • Library
    • Clicking a Collections hyperlink in the info pane will not dismiss the Library panel.
  • Search Panel
    • Clicking the arrow button to initiate a search does not dismiss the suggestive text drop down menu.
  • Search Panel Clause
    • The panel must be reloaded after changing resources before the suggestive text will switch to the correct language (either by switching to a different search type and back or opening a new Search panel).

Known Issues for Windows

  • Read Aloud
    • Panel manu option for Read Aloud is formatted incorrectly.
    • Certain resource locations will display ‘Audio Player’ instead of the reference in the audio controls.

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