Program Settings

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What does Program Settings do?

  • Program Settings allows you to customize how your Logos software works/displays.
  • Settings are split into several categories.



How do I open Program Settings?

  1. In the top menu click on Tools
  2. In the drop down menu click on Program Settings.
  3. Logos will open Program Settings in a new panel.





Program Settings Categories

  • Differences to Settings and Categories for Logos 4/5 have not been noted.
  • When you hover over a category item you will see a question mark with a circle around it on the right side.
    Hold your mouse over this question mark to see a brief description for this item.



  • Some category items will require a restart for the effect to take place.
    Those which require this action will be specifically noted in the description(s) below.
    Otherwise the effect is assumed to happen while you have the program open.




General

   

At Startup Open to

Options for loading layouts when starting Logos:

  • Home = Home Page
  • Blank layout = a blank layout
  • Most recent layout – local = to load your automatically saved layout
  • Most recent layout – any = to load your automatically saved layout when it is shared between different installations
    else
  • select a Named layout (one that you saved) from the list.

Check Spelling While Typing

  • Yes = check spelling in Notes.
  • No = do not check spelling whilst typing.

Citation Style

Citation Style allow you set the format of citations when you paste text from Logos into other application e.g. Mircrosoft Word.
Select the citation style you want to use (see Citation Styles examples)

Copy Citations

  • Yes = citations are used when pasting in another application.
  • No = citations are not used when pasting in another application.



Note that citations are not created when the amount of text copied is smaller than roughly 60 characters.

Copy Footnotes

  • Yes = footnotes are inserted when pasting in another application.
  • No = footnotes are not inserted when pasting in another application.



Copy Footnotes as

  • Footnote = footnotes are inserted at the bottom of the page.
  • Text = footnotes are inserted after the text

Language

Select the Language that you want Logos to use.

Play Sounds

  • Yes = Logos will play sounds (e.g. upon opening the program).
  • No = Logos will not play sounds.

Show Alerts

  • Yes = News alerts will be shown when the application starts.
  • No = Alerts will never be shown.

Show Auto and Favorite Bookmarks

  • Yes = Show wear marks and Favorite markers in resource’s scrollbar.
  • No = do not show wear marks and Favorite markers in resource’s scrollbar.
    (see Visual Bookmarks)



Show Information Tool Tips

  • Yes = Show additional information when you hover over a word in a resource e.g. a greek word in a morphological text.
  • No = do not show additional information on hover.

Show Search Bookmarks

  • Yes = Show search markers in resource’s scrollbar.
  • No = do not show search markers in resource’s scrollbar.
    (see Visual Bookmarks)



Show the Notification Bar

The Notification Bar will appear when there are updates for the program or your books.

  • Yes = Show notifications in the bar
  • No = do not show notifications in the bar (they will appear in the Logos tool bar).

Show Visual Cues

Visual cues are orange circles which appear momentarily to draw your attention to a location in a resource.

  • Yes = Show visual cues in resources.
  • No = do not show visual cues in a resources.
    (see Visual Cues)



Accessibility & Internet

   

Content Scaling (Default Text Size)

Text will be displayed at this percentage size for all resource, document, guide, and tool panels.
Specifying the text size in any individual panel will override this setting.

Program Scaling

Allows you to change the scaling factor for the application. Text, buttons and icons will be scaled proportionally as a percentage of your operating system’s display setting.

Resource Panel Background

Allows you to change the background color of all resource panels in Logos.
Tool panels background color cannot be changed!


Use Internet

  • Yes = Logos will connect to the internet for various features.
  • No = Logos will not connect to the internet.
    (see The Internet)

 A restart is required for changes to take effect.

Automatically Download Updates

  • Yes = when you are working online and an update to books or software is detected, the update will be downloaded.
    You can also set the window of time for the download.

  • No = updates will not be downloaded automatically.
    You will be notified when an update is available and you can effect the download when you are ready.

 A restart is required for software updates and some resource updates.

Show Community Ratings / Show Community Tags

  • Yes = download and show community ratings and tags in Library.
    Ratings will only be shown for your unrated books.
  • No = community information will not be shown.

Send Feedback

This permits the program to report how you use the software so Logos can determine how to improve the program.
Choose one of the following:





Text Display & Transliteration Format

   

Default Resource Font

This font will be used by default in all resources.
Choose from the list.

Default Notes Font

This font will be used by default by all Notes.
Choose from the list.

Greek Font

This font will be used by default in Greek resources.
Choose from the list.

Hebrew Font

This font will be used by default in Hebrew resources.
Choose from the list.

Syriac Font

This font will be used by default in Syriac resources.
Choose from the list.

Justify Resource Text

  • Yes = resource text will be justified.
  • No = resource text will not be justified.

Line Spacing

This allows you to adjust the vertical spacing between lines of text in a resource.
Choose from the list.

Text Selection

This affects what text is selected as you move the cursor.
Choose from the list.

Show Red Letter in Bibles

This allows you to show the Words of Christ in red letters for Bibles that support red letters.

  • Yes = show red letters.
  • No = do not show red letters.

Greek Transliteration Format

This is the transliteration format used for Greek text.
Choose from the list.

Hebrew Transliteration Format

This is the transliteration format used for Hebrew text.
Choose from the list.

Syriac Transliteration Format

This is the transliteration format used for Syriac text.
Choose from the list.




Hidden Resources

   

This is where you drag a resource from your Library to hide it.
For more information please see Hiding Books



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