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Program Settings for Windows

Using the Logos 4 "Program Settings" panel.

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Windows

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Windows XP Vista Windows 7

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Logos 4.0+

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You can make changes in Program Settings to customize the appearance and accessibility of Logos Bible Software 4.

  • Click on Tools | Program Settings.
  • Click on Reset Defaults on the Program Settings tab to restore all of the settings to their original state.
  • General:
    1. Automatically Download Updates: Select Yes to allow automatic downloads (recommended). Select No to turn off automatic downloads (if user control is needed due to download size or speed limitations).
    2. Citation Style: Click on the drop-down list to choose the citation style required for your bibliography.
    3. Copy Citations: Select No if you do not want bibliographic citations to be included with text you copy. Select Yes to include citations.
    4. Copy Footnotes: Select Yes to include footnotes with text you copy. Select No if you do not want footnotes to be included.
    5. Play Sounds: Select No to turn off the startup music. Select Yes to turn it back on.
    6. Send Feedback: Choose All, Anonymous, or None. We can build a better product when we know how it is used. We use your statistics to improve quality, provide support, and increase ease of use. We do not share personally identifiable statistics data with anyone.
    7. Show Alerts: Select No to turn off the alerts that pop up when you open the program. Select Yes to turn them back on.
    8. Use Internet: Select No to prevent all internet access, similar to the “work offline” mode. Select Yes to turn it back on and allow Internet access for synchronization, auto update, resource update, Reading Lists, and Report Typo. Restart Logos 4 for changes to take effect.
      • Note: If automatic synchronization is turned off, the setting will change from ‘Yes’ to ‘Most Features.’
  • Accessibility:
    1. Resource Panel Background:Allows you to change the color of the background panel in all resources.
    2. Program Scaling: Changing the percentage will enlarge or reduce the display.
      • Note: Increasing the percentage may make it necessary to scroll down to see more text, resources, or options in a panel or menu.
  • Bible
    1. Use Red Letter: Select No to turn off red lettering for Jesus’ words. Select Yes to turn it back on.
  • Fonts:
    1. Default Font: There are a wide variety of fonts that can be used for Resources, some more readable than others. To choose a font other than the default, Cambria, click the drop-down arrow.
      • This change will affect text in every book in your library.
    2. Default Text Size: Increase or decrease the default resource font size percentage.
      • This change will affect text in every book in your library.
      • To change the text size in an individual book in your library, open the book, click on the resource panel icon and drag the text size bar to the right (increase) or left (decrease).
    3. Greek Font: Choose the Greek font you prefer to see in Greek texts; the default is Gentium.
    4. Hebrew Font: Choose the Hebrew font you prefer to see in Hebrew texts; the default is SBL Hebrew.
    5. Syriac Font: Choose the Syriac font you prefer to see in Syriac texts; the default is Serto Jerusalem.
  • Notes:
    1. Default Font: There are a wide variety of fonts that can be used for Notes, some more readable than others. To choose a font other than the default, click the drop-down arrow.
    2. Default Text Size: Increase or decrease the default note font size (11).
  • Transliteration Format:
    1. Greek: Select your preferred Greek Transliteration format.
    2. Hebrew: Select your preferred Hebrew Transliteration format.
    3. Syriac: Select your preferred Syriac Transliteration format.
  • Hidden Resources
    1. Click the Hidden Resources heading to expand that section.
    2. Drag resources you want to hide from the Library panel to this section. (Tip: Open Library in panel next to Program Settings panel.)
    3. Restart Logos 4 for changes to take effect. Indexing will run for a short time.
Last Updated: 10/9/2012