Logos 6.5 Beta 1

Logos 6.5 Beta 1 ( was released on July 7, 2015.

Logos Now


Hovering over a reference hyperlink will show a preview and clicking on it will navigate to the reference. (Thread.)
Added Works Cited, which lists citations used in a resource. (Thread)

  • includes resource jumps and biblio references
  • all headings are rendered as biblio citations with author, title, etc.
  • add check box for “Omit locked resources” which is checked by default.

Known issues:

  • Crash when expanding the Label data type in Reference concordance.
  • Loading information for locked resources may be slow

Information Panel

Added data that will appear as Labels in the Information panel under Other References section for Book of Psalms.



Added a Text Comparison link to the Translation section.
Added Gloss to Definition settings. (Thread)
Added Sermon Themes section.
Added Community Tags section.
Added new data to the Other References section:

  • Dates
  • Speakers
  • Timeline Events
  • Topics
  • Factbook Events

Updated Footnotes section to display the next 5 footnotes within the next 500 characters. (Thread)
Updated styling for the Footnotes section.
Updated indentation for child items on Mac.

Your Documents Search Results

Search results in the “Your Documents” section of Basic Search can now be expanded to show previews of the search hits.
Previews are currently enabled for the following document types:

  • Clippings
  • Notes
  • Prayer Lists

Bug Fixes


Removed Help panel since the updated Help file is available and best viewed as a Logos resource. All prior shortcuts and history items should open the Help resource from now on. (Thread.)

Home Page

Resolved a sync error when syncing a reading plan with homepage open.
Verbum Getting Started tile correctly shows Logos 6 instead of 5. (Thread.)


Fixed an issue which could cause the Information panel text to not resize properly when changing the text zoom up and back down.
Reduced extra spacing in the Definition Settings section.
Resolved a capitalization bug in the Translation section.

Exegetical Guide

Fixed clipped text in Lemma Infocard in the Word by Word section.


Fixed issue which prevented citation footnotes from being included when pasting text into certain word processors on Mac. (Thread)
Fixed display issue preventing footnote superscript from showing in resource previews. (Thread)


Text in the Support Info section in Information panel in the Atlas, Timeline, Factbook and Bible Sense Lexicon now supports selecting to be able to copy and paste.

Passage Guide

Fixed crash when using Open x resources in (Preferred Bible) link in the Cross References section.


Fixed bug that caused the notification “Installing application update.” to disappear during the application update on Windows.


Updated launch sequence to prevent 3rd party bad DLL files from crashing the program. This only affected Windows users.


When a new resource is downloaded and discovered, the metadata for that resource will now automatically start updating without having to restart the application. (Thread.)

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