Right Click Menu

What is the Right Click Menu?

  • The Right Click menu or Context menu is a pop-up menu which appears when you right click on a word(s) in one of your resources.

    Logos 8.7+



    Logos 7


  • One side shows the Information that is associated with that word(s):
    • The associated (or underlying) data is particularly rich in Interlinears and Reverse Interlinears.
    • You make your first selection from this side.
  • The other side provides Commands for guides, tools, and resources that reveal further information about that word(s).

Changes in Logos 8.7

Logos 8.7 introduced some major changes:

  • the order of the Information and Command panes was reversed.
  • the order and style of Commands has changed.
  • certain groups of Commands can be collapsed/expanded e.g. guides.
  • Show Information was moved from the Command side to the Information side.

The articles below have screen shots from Logos 7.


What is the Selection Menu?

Logos 8.7+

  • When you select a word(s) in a resource, a Selection Menu will appear if your Program Settings allow it
    i.e. Show Selection Menu = YES
  • The Menu provides some of the Commands that are available in the Context menu, depending on the number of words selected:
    • (1-5 words) Copy, Search, Study, Lookup
    • (> 5 words) Copy, Search, Study, Share, Text Comparison
    • (Any) Add Note, Copy Verse
  • The Menu also allows you to highlight the selected text without using the Highlighting tool.
  • There is a link to access the Context menu.



Available Commands per Information Category

  • Right click on a word(s) in your resource and the Context menu will appear.
  • We will describe the Commands that are available for each Information category.
  • The resource used for these descriptions is an English reverse interlinear bible (ESV) as these provide the richest source of information and available commands.
    Where relevant, exceptions for other resource types will be noted.
  • Explanation of some commands is provided, but clarification of others can be found a follows:

Selection


  

  • If you select a phrase e.g. “the gate” there will be fewer commands than shown below.
  1. This is the study word that you right clicked in your resource e.g. gate.
  2. Copy clicking on this will copy your selection into the clipboard.
    Copy Verse will copy the text of the verse.
  3. Visual Copy will open the Media tool for your study word.
    The result will depend on the type of your resource i.e. whether a bible, commentary, etc.
  4. Lookup will perform a dictionary lookup in your preferred bible dictionary.
    Or you can select a dictionary (see Dictionaries below).
  5. Guides - the selected Bible Word Study or Topic Guide will be opened to your study word.
    The list will include your custom guides.
  6. Power Lookup will open the Power Lookup tool which provides multiple dictionary lookups on your word.
  7. Wikipedia will open the Wikipedia tool for your study word.
  8. Search will perform a Search for your study word:
    • Inline will perform an Inline search of your resource.
    • Bible or Basic specifies the type of Search
      • your preferred Bible will be used if the resource is not a Bible.
    • Series will search the series (if any) associated with your resource.
    • All Open will Search all open resources.
    • All Resources will Search all your resources.
    • Everything will perform a Basic Search on “Everything”.
  9. Report Typo will open the report typo dialog box which will allow you to report a typo in your resource.
    You will need internet access for this to work.
  10. Share will share your study word/verse on social media:
    • Faithlife
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Email
  11. Dictionaries the selected bible dictionary will be opened to your study word.
    Up to 5 of your prioritized bible dictionaries will be listed.
  12. Add a clipping ... will add a clipping to a Clippings document.
    Open another Clippings document if necessary.
  13. Take a note or Add a note ... will add a note to the selected Notebook/Document.
    Open another one if necessary.
  14. Add community note will open the Community Notes tool for your use.
  • Add community tag will allow you to create a Community Tag, provided the Community tags Visual Filter is checked.
  • Text Comparison will compare the text of the bible verse with other preferred Bibles.
  • Highlight will highlight the selected text without using the Highlighting tool, if the desired style is listed.
  • Ask the Author will be available for certain resources, and will open the tool for your use.

If the selected text is part of a Note or Highlight:

  • Open notes and highlights will open the Notes tool
  • Delete notes and highlights will delete ALL notes and highlights that are part of the selected text.
    • It is safer to use the Open command and delete the individual note/highlight from there.



Reference

  

  1. This is the reference from where you right clicked in your resource e.g. Mt 7:13.
  2. Copy clicking on this will copy the text of your reference into the clipboard.
    Then you can paste it to another place.
  3. Visual Copy will open the Media tool for your reference.
    The result will depend on the type of your resource i.e. whether a bible, Ancient Manuscript, etc.
  4. Lookup will open your preferred bible to the reference.
    Or you can select a bible (see Bibles below).
  5. Send to Faithlife Proclaim ... will send the bible reference to Proclaim.
  6. Guides The list will include your custom guides.
    The Passage Guide or Exegetical Guide will open to your bible reference.
    The Sermon Starter Guide will open to sermons that specify the bible reference (if any).
  7. Explorer will open the Explorer tool to your reference.
  8. Add to passage list... will add your reference to the Passage List document.
    Open another Passage List if necessary.
    This appears only for bible references.
  9. Power Lookup will open the Power Lookup tool which provides multiple bible lookups on your reference.
  10. Cited By will open the Cited By tool for your reference.
  11. Search will open the Search tool using the reference:
    • Inline will perform an Inline search of your resource.
    • Bible or Basic specifies the type of Search
      • your preferred Bible will be used if the resource is not a Bible.
    • Series will search the series (if any) associated with your resource.
    • All Open will Search all open resources.
    • All Resources will Search all your resources.
    • Everything will perform a Basic Search on “Everything”.
  12. Share will share the text of your reference on social media.
  13. Bibles the selected bible will be opened to your reference.
    Up to 5 of your prioritized bibles will be listed.
  14. Take a note or Add a note ... will add a note to the selected Notebook/document.
    Open another one if necessary.
  15. Add community note will open the Community Notes tool for your use.
  • Text Comparison will compare the text of the bible verse with other preferred Bibles.
  • Highlight will highlight the selected text without using the Highlighting tool, if the desired style is listed.
  • Add to Canvas will add the passage text to a new or selected Canvas document.
  • Ask the Author will be available for certain resources, and will open the tool for your use.



Lemma

  

  • Pay attention to this category as sometimes there can be more than one lemma.
    e.g. when the associated article is not translated.
  • If there is no lemma entry it means the word you right clicked was inserted for clarity in translation.
  1. This is the lemma corresponding to the word that you right clicked in your resource.
  2. Copy clicking on this will copy your selection into the clipboard.
    This can be very useful when you want to paste a Hebrew/Greek/Aramaic word into a Search Find box or similar area.
  3. Visual Copy will open the Media tool for your lemma.
    The result includes a transliteration of the lemma and a gloss.
  4. Lookup will perform a dictionary lookup of your word.
    Or you can select a lexicon (see Lexicons below).
  5. Guides - the selected Bible Word Study will be opened to your lemma.
    The list will include your custom guides.
  6. Perseus Web Lookup will open the Perseus website to your Greek lemma.
    This is not available for Hebrew/Aramaic lemmas.
  7. Pronounce will pronounce your lemma.
  8. Power Lookup will open the Power Lookup tool which provides multiple dictionary lookups on your lemma.
  9. Add Lemma to ... will add your lemma to the Word List document.
    Open another Word List if necessary.
  10. Search will perform a Search for your lemma:
    • lemma will perform a Morph Search of the lemma
    • Inline will perform an Inline Morph Search of your resource.
    • Bible will perform a Bible Search of the lemma
    • Series will perform a Morph Search of the series (if any) associated with your resource.
    • All Open will Search all open resources.
    • All Resources will Search all your resources.
    • Everything will perform a Basic Search of the lemma on “Everything”.
    • lemma@... will perform a full morphological search.
  11. Lexicons - the selected lexicon will be opened to your lemma.
    Up to 5 of your prioritized lexicons will be listed.
    See Prioritizing for more information on prioritizing your resources.
  12. Take a note or Add a note ... will add a note to the selected Notebook/Document.
    Open another one if necessary.
  • Send to Faithlife Proclaim ... will send the lemma to Proclaim.


Root

Many lemmas originate from a common word called the Root.
This is shown with the following Commands:

  1. Copy
  2. Search
    • root will perform a Morph Search of the root
    • Inline will perform an Inline Morph Search of your resource.
    • Bible will perform a Bible Search of the root
    • Series will perform a Morph Search of the series (if any) associated with your resource.
    • All Open will Search all open resources.
    • All Resources will Search all your resources.
    • root@... will perform a full morphological search.
  1. Take a note or Add a note ...



Manuscript



  1. This is the original language manuscript corresponding to the word that you right clicked in your resource.
  2. Copy clicking on this will copy the manuscript word into the clipboard.
    This can be very useful when you want to paste a Hebrew/Greek/Aramaic word into a Search Find box or similar area.
  3. Lookup will perform a dictionary lookup of the manuscript.
    Or you can select an analytical lexicon (see Lexicons below).
  4. Perseus Web Lookup will open the Perseus website to your Greek word.
    This is not available for Hebrew/Aramaic words.
  5. Power Lookup will open the Power Lookup tool which provides multiple dictionary lookups on the manuscript.
  6. Search will perform a Search for the manuscript word:
    • Inline will perform an Inline search of your resource.
    • Bible or Basic specifies the type of Search
      • your preferred Bible will be used if the resource is not a Bible.
    • Series will search the series (if any) associated with your resource.
    • All Open will Search all open resources.
    • All Resources will Search all your resources.
    • Everything will perform a Basic Search on “Everything”.
  7. Lexicons - the selected lexicon will be opened to the manuscript word.
    Up to 5 of your prioritized analytical lexicons will be listed.
    See Prioritizing for more information on prioritizing your resources.



Morph



  1. This is the morphological tagging underlying the word that you right clicked in your resource.
    See Morphology Codes for a description of the codes.
  2. Search will perform a Search for the morphological tagging:
    • morph will perform a Morph Search of the morphological tag.
    • Inline will perform an Inline Morph Search of the morphological tag.
    • Bible will perform a Bible Search of the of the morphological tag
    • Series will perform a Morph Search of the series (if any) associated with your resource.
    • All Open will Search all open resources.
    • All Resources will Search all your resources.
    • lemma@... will perform a full morphological search.
  3. Take a note or Add a note ... will add a note to the selected Notebook/Document.
    Open another one if necessary.
  • Copy clicking on this will copy your selection into the clipboard.
    This can be very useful when you want to paste a Hebrew/Greek/Aramaic word into a Search Find box or similar area.
  • Send to Faithlife Proclaim ... will send the morphological tag to Proclaim.



Hebrew Strong’s / Greek Strong’s / Louw-Nida



  • Strong’s number are numbers assigned to words found in Strong’s concordance (see Wikipedia Strong’s Concordance for a better description).
  • Strong’s number are tied to the original language words, thus you will notice Hebrew Strong’s numbers and Greek Strong’s numbers.
  • In New Testament when you right click on a word, if the resource is tagged for Louw-Nida domains you will see an entry for it e.g. LN 7.48.
  1. This is the Strong’s number underlying the word that you right clicked on (or Louw-Nida number when selected).
  2. Lookup will perform a dictionary lookup of your Strong’s/LN number
    Or you can select a lexicon (see Lexicons below).
  3. Search will perform a Search for the Strong’s/LN number:
    • Inline will perform an Inline search of your resource.
    • Bible or Basic specifies the type of Search
      • your preferred Bible will be used if the resource is not a Bible.
    • Series will search the series (if any) associated with your resource.
    • All Open will Search all open resources.
    • All Resources will Search all your resources.
    • Everything will perform a Basic Search on “Everything”.
  4. Lexicons - the selected lexicon will be opened to the Strong’s/LN number.
    Up to 5 of your prioritized lexicons will be listed.
    Note that some of your original language lexicons will also handle Strong’s numbers.
  • Power Lookup will open the Power Lookup tool which provides multiple dictionary lookups on the Strong’s/LN number.
  • Cited By will open the Cited By tool for the Strong’s/LN number.



Sense

Sense is a dictionary/thesaurus of concepts for exploring the meaning of a Bible word e.g. “gate” with the sense of “door-gate” as opposed to “City gate”.



  1. This is the Sense meaning of the word that you right-clicked on.
  2. Bible Sense Lexicon will access the Bible Sense Lexicon tool to explore the meaning of your Sense word.
  3. Search will perform a Search for your Sense word e.g. <Sense = door-gate>.



Person / Place / Thing



  • When you right click on a person’s name you will see a Person category, and when you right click on a city or country you will see a Place category. In this case, “gate” is a Thing category.
  1. This is the category that you selected.
  2. Factbook will open for the category you selected.
  3. Atlas will open to an appropriate “Biblical World” map.
  4. Search will perform a Search for the category e.g. <Thing City gate>
    • Inline will perform an Inline search of your resource.
    • Bible or Basic specifies the type of Search
      • your preferred Bible will be used if the resource is not a Bible.
    • Series will search the series (if any) associated with your resource.
    • All Open will Search all open resources.
    • All Resources will Search all your resources.
    • Everything will perform a Basic Search on “Everything”.
  5. Lookup will perform a Factbook lookup for the selected category
    Or you can select a bible dictionary to lookup equivalent words (they are in order of your prioritization).



Event

  1. Factbook will open for the event you selected.
  2. Atlas will open to an appropriate “Biblical World” map.
  3. Timeline will open to the appropriate event.
  4. Search will perform a Search for the event e.g. {Section <Event Life of Jesus>}
  5. Lookup will perform a Factbook lookup with focus on relevant Passages.



Label

Labels represent a textual markup that is (mainly) implemented via datasets rather than being embedded in the resource. See Searchable labels for more information.
User created labels are implemented via the Highlighting tool and they will also be listed.



  1. The selected label is associated with the text around the word you right-clicked.
  2. Search will perform a Search for the specific label
    e.g. {Label Figure of Speech WHERE Description ~ “Transposition” AND Name ~ “Hyperbaton”}
  • Copy will copy the label characteristics.
  • Edit Label... will allow an inline edit of a user created label.



Preaching Theme

  1. Sermon Starter Guide will open the guide to that theme.
  2. Search will perform a Search for that theme e.g. {Section <PreachingTheme = Anger>}
  3. Factbook will open to that theme.



Textual Datatypes

These represent classifications of sections of the text as datatypes in much the same way as <Person>, <Place> and <Thing> but the markup is implemented in datasets; many of which have been documented. See New Datatypes for more information.



  1. The text around the word you right-clicked belongs to many of these classifications, as denoted by the < > symbol.
  2. Visual Copy N/A
  3. Lookup will open the Documentation (see below).
  4. Power Lookup will provide a similar lookup of the Documentation.
  5. Cited By N/A
  6. Search will open the Search tool using the datatype e.g. {Section <FigurativeLanguageType = Broad Gate as Punishment>}
  7. Documentation (where available) will open the associated Glossary or Manual resource to a description of the data classification.



Show More Information

  • This will open the Information tool for the word(s) you right-clicked.



Copying Selected Text or Image

You cannot select both text & image at the same time to be placed into your clipboard. You will need to select an image separately.

Copying Text

Logos will add Citation & Footnotes to your clipboard if they are turned ON in Program Settings. So you will need to have these set accordingly prior to using the Right Click to copy your selection.



  1. Use your mouse to select the text which you want to copy.
  2. Right click the selected text
    1. The Right Click menu will appear.
    2. Click the selected text (or “Selection”) on the Information side.
    3. Click Copy on the other side of the menu.


Copying an Image

  1. Right click an image which you want to copy, save, export, or print.
  2. Click Image on the Informatiuon side of the Context menu
  3. Choose a Command from the other side of the menu...
    1. Copy will add your image to the clipboard for pasting elsewhere.
    2. Save as will bring up a file dialog box allowing you to save your image on your hard-drive in formats available with your operating system.
    3. Print will bring up windows Print Pictures dialog box which will allow you to select how you want your picture printed.
    4. Send to ... will send/export the image e.g. to Power Point, Faithlife Proclaim, a Sermon.


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