Logos Web
2 months ago

Logos version 33

Logos version 33

Desktop 


Logos Pro
See this forum post for more information on Logos Pro. Thread.

Logos Pro New Features & Improvements
  • Insights sidebar
    • Insights gives quick access to related books and passages from the right sidebar of Bibles. Currently, it requires an internet connection.
  • Sermon Assistant
    • Sermon Assistant can now generate suggested sermon Applications.
    • The sidebar in Sermon Assistant can now be resized.
Logos Pro Tweaks & Bug Fixes
  • Branding
    • Updated Splash Screens and Feature Set wording to say “Logos Pro (early access)”.
  • Search
    • Summarizing a non-english resource will summarize based on the language set in your program settings.
  • Sermon Assistant
    • Illustration input boxis bigger.
    • Sermon Assistant types will only be displayed if appropriate licenses are unlocked.
    • After clicking “generate,” the focus will remain within the generated results.
    • Sermons exceeding 10,000 words will display a message indicating that the generated questions may not cover the entire sermon.
  • Theme Switching
    • Updated application menu to include the keyboard shortcut for theme switching.
    • Resource text will now correctly swap themes when changing the operating system theme settings on Mac machines. Thread & Thread.

Additional Changes
Changes & Improvements
  • Search
    • Replaced the existing additional versions picker with a new control and drag & drop functionality for Bible and Morph search.
    • Resources such as Personal Books, Media, Interactives, Timeline and Clause Visualization will no longer show a summarize button.
Bug Fixes
  • Factbook
    • Factbook will now scroll when linked with other panels when the application is set to a language other than English. Thread & Thread.
  • Indexer
    • Resolved an indexer crash that some users with Personal Books were experiencing.
  • Performance
    • Improved memory performance during extended use.
  • Search
    • Adding a book to your Hidden Books section will no longer be included in an all search.
    • Newly downloaded books will no longer return Results Changed Unexpectedly error message. Thread.
    • Running a smart all search will no longer result in hit-highlighting appearing in a book.
    • Performing a Clause search without a query will no longer cause a crash.
    • Executing a Bible or Morph query will no longer return an empty layout.
    • The application will no longer crash when executing an inline search.
    • The application will no longer crash when expanding the Timelines section in a Books search.
    • When there is no filter text within the Resource Picker. The Top Books will be ordered based on prioritization followed by downloaded books.
    • Refined the load time when accessing the collection picker in a Books Search.
  • Sermons
    • The Sermon builder tool should keep the block type intact when deleting content above a Heading block, whether by pressing delete or backspace.
    • Sermon document tags are now searchable in a Docs search. Thread.
    • The application will no longer hang when clicking delete or close from the panel setting menu.
    • The application will no longer crash when clicking on the style menu.
  • Translation Tool
    • Error messages in the translation tool now match the set application language.
    • The application will no longer crash when opening/closing panels with the translation side panel open.

Mac Bug Fixes
  • Layouts
    • The application will no longer crash when loading certain layouts.

Windows Bug Fixes
  • Documents
    • The list of groups in the share pop up can now be scrolled through when sharing a document.
  • Search
    • The application will no longer crash when switching to Grid view in a Bible Search panel.


Mobile - iOS


Logos Pro (early access) Subscription Features

Smart Search
  • Just like the search engines you’re familiar with online, Smart Search doesn’t just search for the words in your query – it uses AI to search for articles that discuss the meaning of those words and then shows the most relevant place in that article in the search snippets.
Search Result Summarization
  • With one click, you can turn any brief search snippet into an AI-generated summary of the entire article, allowing you to understand better what each article covers.
Sermon Assistant – Applications Generator (iPad only)
  • Sermon Assistant is an AI-powered tool that helps preachers overcome creative block and makes it easier to create materials to help the congregation better engage with the message. The Applications Generator suggests several short sermon applications as ideas to adapt or customize.

Improved
  • Tapping a highlight will select the highlight instead of toggling the toolbars.
  • Improved the sorting of bibles in parallel books.

Fixed
  • Fixed an issue where some Bibles didn’t have abbreviations in Text Comparison
  • Fixed an issue where the Inline Search button was showing in the selection menu when offline.
  • Pasting content from a Bible will include the verse content (regression from v32).
  • Fixed an issue where the minimized toolbar title in a Bible reading plan didn’t reflect the current reading.
  • Fixed an issue when scrolling in certain screens in the “more” menu would dismiss the menu.
  • Fixed an issue where the playback and audio speed buttons overlapped on certain phones.
  • Fixed an issue where passage list previews were truncated at certain font sizes.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented removing note filters.
  • Fixed an issue where canceling a search while offline sometimes caused a crash.
  • Fixed an issue that might cause a Bible Word Study to fail when the selected text contained leading whitespace.
  • Fixed an issue with crashes in offline search.

Mobile - Android


Logos Pro (early access) Subscription Features
Smart Search
  • Just like the search engines you’re familiar with online, Smart Search doesn’t just search for the words in your query – it uses AI to search for articles that discuss the meaning of those words and then shows the most relevant place in that article in the search snippets.
Search Result Summarization
  • With one click, you can turn any brief search snippet into an AI-generated summary of the entire article, allowing you to understand better what each article covers.

Improved
  • Improved performance and speed for users with a large amount of Notes
  • Added the gesture back into the app where tapping on a highlight will select the entire highlight.
  • Improved the sorting of bibles in parallel books.

Fixed
  • Fixed an issue where the Inline Search button was showing in the selection menu when offline.
  • Fixed a crash in the Faithlife Study Bible when tapping on “Arabah”
  • Fixed an issue where the “Done” button was hidden by the toolbar in Additional Highlights modal
  • Fixed an issue where tapping “All Open Books” in Search didn’t do anything
  • Fixed an issue where canceling a search while offline sometimes caused a crash.
  • Fixed an issue that might cause a Bible Word Study to fail when the selected text contained leading whitespace.
Logos Web
12 months ago

Logos version 26

Desktop

  • Application
    • Updated Logos icon
    • Updated splash screen images for Logos.
    • Updated default avatar image.
    • Replaced most references to “Faithlife” with “Logos”.
    • Application title changed from Logos Bible Software to Logos Bible Study.
  • Layouts
    • Merged similar Home Page and QuickStart Layouts.
      • User modifications to the removed Passage Study and Topic Study QuickStart layouts are preserved via a new saved layout
    • Added a Factbook panel to various QuickStart Layouts.
    • Added the ability to open QuickStart Layouts to a reference from the command box.
    • Daily Devotional and Search QuickStart Layouts can be added to the Home Page.
  • Passage Lists
    • Various improvements to Passage Lists:
      • Added the ability to add duplicate passages.
      • Verse-mapping is now supported, (e.g., Passage Lists knows that Joel 2:28 in an English Bible is Joel 3:1 in a Hebrew Bible).
      • Passage Lists uses the multi-resource version picker.
      • Various improvements to the UI.
      • Sort option has been added to the Passage List toolbar.
      • A “Too Many Items” alert will popup when attempting to drag/drop more items than what is supported.

  • Search
    • Added the following options when selecting resources in Morph Search:
      • Top Greek New Testament
      • Top Hebrew Bible
      • Top Greek Septuagint
    • Added Book Type as a section in the collection picker for Morph and Bible searches.
    • Added Language as a section in the collection picker for Morph, Bible, and Books searches.
  • Sermons
    • Added the ability to create a line break in Sermon Builder with SHIFT+ENTER on the keyboard.
    • Updated button styling for Media Tool on Mac.
  • Home Layout
    • Cards in the home layout display the updated Logos icon.
  • Memorization
    • The Memorization Tool is now its own panel, accessible via the Tools menu.
  • Additional Changes
    • Faithlife Assistant is no longer available in the application.
  • Bug Fixes
    • Context Menu
      • Resolved a bug that caused Bible search to be suggested in the context menu for headwords. Thread.
    • Factbook Tags
      • Resolved a crash that occurred when adding a Factbook Tag to Orthodox Church. Thread.
    • Factbook
      • Resolved a bug that caused the Christian History Factbook section to incorrectly use localized data.
    • Guides
      • Resolved a bug that kept results in Parallel Passages guides from wrapping at smaller panel widths. Thread.
      • Resolved a crash that occurred in the Important Words section when running a Passage Guide on a reference with verse parts.
    • Highlighting
      • Improved color styling for Highlight icons in Dark Mode.
    • Layouts
      • Resolved a crash that occurred when opening the Bible Reading Plan layout with an Atlas open and linked to certain bibles.
      • Resolved a crash that occurred when adding Search and Devotional Layouts to the Home Page. Thread.
    • Library
      • Resolved a bug that caused filtering by type to not work when viewing resources in cover view in the Library.
    • Links
      • Resolved a crash that occurred when following L4 links.
    • Memorization
      • Improved styling to various components in Dark Mode.
    • Notes
      • Increased the number of tag filters that are visible in the notes sidebar.
    • Reading Plans
      • Resolved a crash that occurred when creating a shared custom reading plan. Thread.
    • Resources
      • Resolved a crash that occurred in The Greek New Testament According to Majority Text. Thread.
    • Reverse Interlinears
      • Resolved a bug that caused the reverse interlinear pane to occasionally fail to load.
      • Resolved a bug that caused the first word in a verse to remain highlighted in the RVI pane after clicking on other words in the verse. Thread.
      • Resolved a bug that caused the resource panel to jump locations when the Reverse Interlinear ribbon was open and a large number of reading plan markups were present in the same location in a resource.
    • Search
      • Resolved a bug that caused the pericope view in inline search to be broken after downloading the latest pericope sets resource.
      • Resolved a bug that resulted in morph picker showing morphologies that were unsupported in a resource.
      • Resolved a bug that caused Basic Search to ignore the specified range for certain resources.
      • Resolved a bug that caused adjacent search terms to be merged together in search preview.
      • Removed the logic that uses the abbreviated title when there isn’t space for the full title when executing a Books Search.
      • Resolved a bug that caused “Send Searches Here” settings to be ignored and resulted in a new Search panel being opened when a word in a resource was double clicked. Thread.
    • Sermons
      • Resolved a bug that resulted in the incorrect keyboard shortcut being shown when hovering over styling tools in Sermon Builder. Thread.
      • Resolved a bug that caused slides to flash on and back off when opening a Sermon despite having the Show Slides preference set to off.
      • Resolved a bug that resulted in duplicate tool tips to appear in Sermon Manager.
      • Resolved a bug that caused sermons with multi page slides to not export to Powerpoint.
      • Resolved a bug that caused images that were dragged/dropped into a sermon to be uneditable.
      • Resolved a bug that resulted in the inability to export Sermons to PowerPoint.
      • Resolved a bug that caused the full title of a resource to appear in a reference slide for certain Sermon themes.
      • Resolved a bug that caused author’s names to appear in the citation location on a Sermon slide.
      • Resolved a bug that caused duplicate text to appear in Sermon slides.
      • Resolved a bug that caused Sermon slides to flicker upon opening.
    • Touch Screen
      • Improvements to scrolling in popups on touch screen devices.
    • Users
      • Resolved a bug that caused the current user to be cleared when selecting Clear Users from the account menu.
    • Passage Lists
      • Resolved a bug that caused added passages to not insert below the currently selected passage.
      • Resolved a bug that caused the kebab menu icons to be misaligned.
      • Resolved a bug that kept resources from opening to a filtered list when navigating to them from an item in a Passage List.
      • Resolved a bug that caused single lines of text to not be centered.
    • Search
      • Resolved a bug that caused areas of Morph Query documents to not be translated when the application was set to French.
    • Windows Bug Fixes
      • Toolbar
        • Resolved a bug that caused the application logo in the Toolbar to be clipped.
    • Mac Bug Fixes
      • Layouts
        • Resolved a bug that resulted in Table of Contents state not being preserved in saved Layouts when resource panels were situated behind other panels. Thread & Thread.
      • Bible Browser
        • Resolved a bug that caused the offline warning in Bible Browser to be illegible in Dark Mode.
      • Documents
        • Resolved a bug that resulted in the info side panel getting stuck in an always open or unopenable state when accessing the Documents menu.
      • Notes
        • Resolved a bug that inhibited dragging images into notes from certain web browsers.
      • Panels
        • Resolved a bug that resulted in the scrollbar on panels being difficult to click and drag at higher program scaling on Mac.
      • Print/Export
        • Resolved a bug that caused resource text to be illegible in print/export view in Dark Mode.
      • Resources
        • Corrected styling of play button on video resources.
      • Word Lists
        • Resolved a bug that caused alert banners in Word Lists to be illegible in Dark Mode.

Mobile

  • Android & iOS
    • We’ve updated the Logos icon, splash screen and colors to reflect our new Logos brand.
    • We’ve added language-specific books to the default layouts that show when initially installing the app. 
  • iOS
    • We’ve added auto-complete suggestions to the search tool. When entering a search query, auto-complete and recent searches are shown and filtered in a selectable list.
    • Fixed a crash with Text Selection on iOS versions before 15.2
    • Fixed a crash with a localized message in ISBN scanner
    • Fixed a crash with Top Bibles in a Bible Search Panel
    • Fixed an issue where Auto Complete wasn’t working in “All Search”
    • Fixed an issue with the visibility of the cursor in the sign-in screens
    • Fixed an issue with the editing of input boxes in resources
    • Fixed an issue for some Interlinear resources missing the Bible Text Only – One Verse Per Line view setting
    • Fixed a a layout issue for Link Set controls in the Resource menu for large system text sizes
    • Changed the Favorites access for unauthenticated users
  • Android
    • Added Clear button to remove Search tool history.
    • Various Search Auto-Complete improvements
    • Fixed an issue where Read Aloud was reading “St.” as “Street” instead of “Saint”
    • Fixed an issue where the checkmark wasn’t showing for selecting top bible
    • Fixed an issue where the reference box wasn’t showing initial results
    • Fixed a crash when opening the app for Chromebooks
    • Fixed an issue where some library filters were not working
    • Fixed an issue with setting top bibles when offline
    • Fixed an issue with note formatting on some devices
    • Localized Report Typo strings

Web

  • Application
    • Updated "Logos Bible Software" site name to "Logos Bible Study"
    • Changed the green default profile avatar to a blue default avatar.
    • Refreshed the blue color used in links and buttons

Logos version 25

Desktop

  • Reverse Interlinears
    • Added new means of indicating availability of reverse interlinears for applicable resources.
  • Search
    • Print functionality has been added to Bible Search.
  • Sermons
    • Updated font coloring for edited scripture text in Sermon builder.
    • Added the following fields to the info panel for Sermon Manager and Sermon Builder:
      • Number in Series
      • Tags
      • Target Duration
      • File Links
  • Bug Fixes
    • Links in the about panel link to the correct storefront based on the language set in the application.
    • Resolved a bug that caused the theme and splash screen to reuse the status of the last user when switching between accounts.
    • Resolved a bug that caused some collections to not be properly saved when running a morph search.
    • Resolved a bug that caused an extensive list of resources to show up in a person lookup from the context menu. Thread.
    • Resolved a bug that caused Delete and Duplicate to be too close to each other in Document context menus.
    • Resolved a bug that resulted in bad data being displayed in Word By Word guides. Thread & Thread.
    • Resolved a bug that caused an unnecessary letter “E” to appear in the rows when setting prioritization limits in the Library.
    • Resolved a bug that caused footnote text to not paste in when copying and pasting into Notes. Thread.
    • Resolved a crash that occurred when generating and clicking HTML links in Notes. Thread.
    • Improved wording for error message that occurs when a Clause Search is unavailable. Thread.
    • Resolved a bug that caused footnotes to be included in search results when only a partial match was present.
    • Resolved a bug that caused the autocomplete menu for Factbook Tags search to display items that don’t return results for Factbook.
    • Resolved a bug that caused the morph picker to not work in Bible inline search.
    • Resolved a bug that caused Document results to incorrectly appear under canvas when filtering by document type. Thread.
    • Resolved a bug that kept search templates from executing when hitting the enter key.
    • Resolved a bug that kept illustrated search results from appearing in the right-hand column.
    • Resolved a bug that caused crossref:passagelist:=”Passage List” to ignore the match equals. Thread
    • Resolved a bug that caused Sermon builder to show a blank screen when dragging and dropping images from the Media Tool. Thread.
    • Resolved a bug that caused the RVI banner to flash when opened.
    • Resolved a bug that caused duplicate RVI purchase banners to appear.
    • Resolved a bug that caused the incorrect resource to appear in the banner when a reverse interlinear is available to purchase.
    • Resolved a bug that caused the purchase banner to not appear when a reverse interlinear license was not owned.
    • Resolved a bug that caused the RVI button to appear on cloud resource previews.
    • And more.

Mobile

  • Android & iOS
    • We’ve refreshed Saved Layouts, making it easier to create and manage your layouts (Feedback Request).
    • We added a button to close all open tabs (Feedback Request).
    • We’ve disabled the default swipe-to-highlight behavior. You can still enable this setting from resource settings.
  • iOS
    • Improved the error message when attempting to register with an email address of an existing account.
    • Fixed an issue in translation cards when selecting a single word, where the translated word wasn’t displayed
    • Fixed a crash when saving layouts
    • Fixed an issue where adding a verse to a passage list would open multiple verse pickers
    • Fixed an issue that prevented “Change Resource” to switch between different documents of the same kind (i.e. between two different passage lists)
    • Fixed an issue where navigating in Text Comparison would scroll to a different verse
    • Fixed an issue for some users where the notes visual filter might not stay enabled
    • Fixed a regression that removed the ability to delete a highlight when selected
    • Fixed an issue truncating text in Text Comparison
    • Fixed an issue showing the selection menu in Faithlife Study Bible popup articles and tabular data
    • Fixed an issue that would cause the text selection menu to sometimes not appear
  • Android
    • The loading time of Search Kinds has been improved.
    • Fixed an issue where changing a resource kept the Bible reference
    • Fixed an issue where the resource margin updated on tablets when the number of columns changed
    • Fixed an issue where the animation was lost when opening a new worksheet
    • Fixed an issue when sharing to Twitter

Web

  • Quick Action Buttons
    • Added one-click buttons to open your top commentary, study bible, bible dictionary, devotional, and Text Comparison tool.
  • Search
    • Added a basic collection picker that has three ways of filtering your search to a specific set of books.

Logos 10.0 Web

Here’s an overview of the new features in Logos 10 on the web. We’ve worked hard to deliver a consistent experience regardless of the platform you’re on, making it easier for you to continue your study no matter where you are and which device you have with you. Some features will be free for all users and some will be available in paid packages. Check out the feature comparison chart for a full breakdown. 
  • Advanced Timeline: A refreshed Timeline makes it simpler for you to focus on the events that matter most and see them in historical context.
  • Auto Translation: Instant translation opens a whole new world of resources.
  • Church History Themes: A combination of a new dataset and base package resources will help you to understand theology in its historical context. 
  • Modern UI: A simpler, more customizable interface makes Logos more accessible to you and makes common tasks more accessible.
  • Popular Quotes: When writing sermons in Sermon Builder, you will be able to search for helpful quotations that can be inserted into the sermon.
  • Sermon Import: You can import existing sermons into Logos to then take advantage of Preaching Mode, automatic slide creation, and Sermon Manager planning and wider integration into Logos.
  • Simpler Search: A simpler search syntax and clearer UI makes searching quicker and more intuitive, opening up the power of Logos Search to everyone.