Logos 8.5

Released: May 28, 2019

New Features
  • Documents Tool
    • Added a new “Groups” tab.
    • Added Notebooks to the list of documents in the “Yours” tab.
    • Added Resource Collections to the list of documents in the “Yours” tab.
    • Added a new Author column to the “Groups” and “Public” tabs.
    • Added controls for sharing and collaboration of documents with groups.
  • Guides
    • Added the ability to add notes to Guide sections.
      • Known Issue: On macOS, Guide Notes and Workflow responses do not display the default font for Notes outside of the Notes Tool.
  • Home Page
    • Added the ability to open the Courses Tool to start a new course when adding a Course Home Page Card.
    • Added support for a new Pre-Orders card in the Explore section.
      • Known Issue: This is not currently supported in Chinese, German, Korean, and Portuguese.
  • Notes Tool
    • The New Note Button now defaults to an anchored note.
    • Added a context menu item to add a note to any notebook that is currently open.
    • Note Editor:
      • Added new note indicator icons.
      • Copying and Pasting text from Microsoft Word will retain the font size and font family when the font is explicitly applied in Word. Any text using the default Word font will use the default note font used in the Note Editor.
      • Added support for the active reference in the “Add Anchor” dialog.
      • Added the ability to add and edit Labels from within the Note Editor.
    • Notes List View:
      • Added support for selecting all notes when using the keyboard shortcut CTRL/CMD+A.
      • Improved the ability to batch delete notes.
      • Added a new Preview Mode.
      • Improved the timestamp labels on notes.
      • Improved faceting when a note has multiple anchors.
      • Improved Author faceting for notes.
  • Resources
    • Added support for new Bible data types.
    • Added support for a new resource type called “Study Bible” to the following areas of the application:
      • Commentary Guide Section
      • Lemma in Passage Guide Section
      • Lectionary Home Page Layout
      • Passge Study Home Page Layout
      • Study Bible QuickStart Layout
      • Bible Explorer > Commentaries
      • Personal Book Panel
  • Workflows
    • Workflow responses now use a new default note icon.
  • Localization
    • Added translation updates for non-English UI.
    • The “Ask the Author”, “Wikipedia”, and “Faithlife Assistant” Tools are now hidden in non-English UI’s.
  • Program Settings
    • Renamed “Automatically Download New Resources” to “Download New Resources”.
    • Renamed “Automatically Download Updates” to “Automatically Start Downloads”.
  • Search
    • Removed the “Search (while typing)” option from Bible Search. Thread
Changes to Windows
  • Documents Tool
    • Removed the ability to create new Handout documents. Documents that have already been created can still be edited.
  • Logging
    • Moved the default logging folder location to:
      • %LocalAppData%\Faithlife\Logs\Logos\
      • %LocalAppData%\Faithlife\Logs\Verbum\
Bug Fixes
  • Canvas
    • Fixed a bug that prevented Word Info Cards from showing up.
  • Cloud Resources
    • Fixed a bug where setting “Automatically download new resources” to yes would download all new resources.
  • Favorites
  • First Run Dialog
    • Fixed a bug that caused the application to download a large amount of additional resources after installation has completed.
    • Fixed a bug that caused the application to launch after clicking “Skip” when selecting a Preferred Bible.
    • Fixed a bug that caused the Preferred Bible Screen to be displayed in some situations for users who already have a Preferred Bible prioritized.
    • Fixed a bug that caused the First Run Dialog to appear for preexisting installations in some circumstances.
  • Localization
    • Fixed a bug that prevented the Concordance Tool name in the Tools Menu from being localized in Chinese UI.
    • Fixed various panel localization bugs.
  • Menus
    • Fixed a bug that caused some Guides and Tools names in the Toolbar Menu to be truncated in certain situations.
  • My Library
    • Fixed a potential crash when filtering the library using certain characters.
    • Fixed a bug that caused some facets to return 0 results in a non-English UI.
    • Fixed a bug that caused some Library filters to return 0 results in a non-English UI.
    • Fixed a bug where obsolete resources might be visible in the library instead of being correctly hidden.
    • Fixed a crash filtering on a collection with double quotes in the name.
    • Fixed a bug that prevented finding some Chinese titles. Thread
  • Notes Tool
    • Fixed a bug that allowed the Preview Mode to remain active when opening the Notes Tool sidebar.
    • Fixed a bug that caused the Notes Tool to incorrectly scale when different display scaling settings are used.
  • Notifications
    • Fixed a bug that caused the “Resources are ready to be added to your library” notification from remaining after the application has been restarted. Thread
  • Passage Analysis Tool
    • Fixed a bug that caused Graph Bible Search Results to be incorrect. Thread, Thread
  • Program Settings
    • Fixed a bug that prevented Cloud Resources from respecting the application’s auto-download settings.
    • “Automatically Download New Resources” now defaults to yes when updating to 8.5.
  • Startup
    • Fixed a crash while starting the application.
Bug Fixes for Windows
  • Startup
    • Fixed a bug that removed the “close” button from the startup dialog.

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