Logos 6.4 Beta 1

Logos 6.4 Beta 1 ( was released on May 27, 2015.

Gestures (app commands from right-click & dragging in a pattern) have been removed in 6.4 Beta 1.

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Added the ability to run a Concordance on References made in a resource.
Added support for user-defined reference ranges. (Thread)
Clicking one facet with multiple enabled on Mac will now set that facet as the only filter, to match Windows and desired behavior.
Ctrl+F/Cmd+F have been enabled for quickly finding a desired word in Concordance.
Fixed issue where the count for Concordance could be incorrect when searching within a limited range of references. (Thread)
Open resources will now be placed at the top of the list when selecting a resource.
Word refinement options that don’t apply are now hidden. (Thread.)
Word Concordance’s Combine word forms feature now supports Greek and Hebrew.

Systematic Theology

Added a new Systematic Theology section to the default Passage Guide, structured similarly to the Grammars section.

  • This section is a classification of cross references to classical works. It can be sorted by Subject or Resource.
  • Sorting by Subject will group the results by relevant study, and then tradition a level below that.
  • Sorting by Resource will group the resources under their respective tradition, and then study.
  • Regardless of sort type, hovering over the title of a particular study will give a brief description of what the study is.



Added a working indicator to the right of the toolbar when maps are downloading, including loading the various zoom levels. (Thread)

Context Menu

Community Tags in a selection are now listed in their own section of the context menu, to differentiate from system-tagged entities.


Added Copy functionality for Factbook sections, accessed by right-clicking on a section heading.
Events are now sorted canonically.


Icons next to rich text links allow hover and click in the following Guide sections:

  • Biblical Events, People, Places, Things
  • Root
  • Phrases


Added the option to save Highlights in Resource-specific notes files. This allows you to view all highlights on a particular resource in one Note, regardless of style used.

  • This can be enabled individually for any palette from the options menu on the right side of the palette header, under “Save in:”.
  • To save highlights using the old method, select “Palette-specific notes file”.

Home Page

Added Morris Proctor training video tile “QuickStart for Logos 6” to the sidebar of Home Page. (Requires LLS:MPTRNVID resource)
Added the “Faithlife Notifications” tile to the Home Page. This displays the three most recent notifications from your Faithlife.com profile, with a link to open more. (Thread)

  • Note that you must have Notifications enabled in your Account Settings for these to appear on the Home Page.\

Visual Copy “smart art” will now be shown under “Media Collections” in Media Search. This will allow searching for images by title, keyword in the description, etc.

Personal Book Builder

When a PBB library has no books in it, the application displays a message with a link to the website to find out more how to build your first personal book.

Program Settings

Renamed “Smart Text Selection” to “Text Selection” and added a dropdown menu to be able to select the different types “Character, Word or Smart”.

  • Character: Selects text one character at a time
  • Word: Snaps text selection to word boundaries (default)
  • Smart: Snaps text selection to “smart” text boundaries (phrase, verse, sentence, and paragraph).

Visual Copy

Added subtitle to Visual Copy items in Favorites and History panels.
Added warning when the selected text sent to Visual Copy is too large to fit in the slide.
Stock and static images now export in the highest resolution available.

Bug Fixes


Scanning resources that are currently pending download will now check after resource discovery and remove any downloads no longer necessary. (Thread)

Home Page

Fixed bug that caused the online only items (Recent Reading Lists and Verse of the Day) to show up in Home Page settings when app was running offline.


Ctrl+Z/Cmd+Z now properly Undo changes in the Library when editing multiple resources (tags, ratings, etc).

Reading Plan

Creating a predefined Reading Plan, closing it, and reopening it from the Documents list no longer changes its name to “5 Days on Spiritual Growth”.

  • Note: Existing plans will still exhibit the previous behavior. New plans will work correctly.

Search Panel Basic

Factbook section in Everything search now shows the top five results then “Search Factbook” link that will open a new Search panel to display all results.

Search Panel Media

Fixed bug that caused the Atlas results to not display when selecting Maps in Search dropdown.

Visual Filters

Fixed bug that caused the visual filter options to not gray out when the parent filter was disabled on Mac. (Thread.)


Fixed issue where the Roman Missal resource wasn’t opening as part of the default Lectionary Layout. (Thread)

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