Save Time with Gestures in Logos

Today’s post is from Morris Proctor, certified and authorized trainer for Logos Bible Software. Morris, who has trained thousands of Logos users at his two-day Camp Logos seminars, provides many training materials.

Tucked away inside of Logos Bible Software are all sorts of shortcuts and power user tricks, not the least of which are gestures. A gesture is a mouse movement while the right button is pressed resulting in an action on the screen.

For example, you can toggle on/off a resource’s table of contents, start/stop read aloud mode, navigate through resources, and more without ever clicking a menu or icon.

Just follow and practice the instructions below and you’ll be saving valuable time very soon!

To toggle on/off gestures type the following text in the Command box and then press the Enter key: (A)


  • Set use gestures to yes
  • Set use gestures to no

To execute a gesture:

  • Hold down the right mouse button
  • Move the mouse in the direction(s) indicated in the table below:



For more detailed training, check out the Camp Logos 2 video training now on pre-pub!

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Morris Proctor

Morris Proctor (1961–2023) was a certified trainer for Logos Bible Software and founder of MP Seminars. Morris trained thousands of Logos users at his two-day Camp Logos seminars, and his team continues to provide many training materials.

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Written by Morris Proctor