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- Why does the quick menu (or the factbook entry) to a PLACE, for example Thessalonica, not contain a link to the ATLAS?
- Koos de Lijster thanks for point this out. It's a bug: you'll see there are Atlas maps here: https://ref.ly/logos4/Factbook?ref=bk.%25Thessalonians_Place . We'll get this straightened out.
- I am scouring "Dome of the Rock" and I see the box "Books from Your Library" does not show a wonderful resource that I have in my Logos on this topic. An option to manually add one's own resources on the appropriate pages on Factbook would be useful
- In reference to the factbook information regarding Mt. Hor. The factbook states the following. "Mount Hor is only referenced in Scripture in the account of Aaron’s death." However I read with interest it is also referenced in Numbers 34:7-8 concerning the borders of the promised land. Respectfully submitted as a grateful user of the availability of the factbook.
- Ron White thanks for this feedback. The sentence you quoted actually comes from the Lexham Bible Dictionary (https://ref.ly/logosres/lbd?hw=Hor+of+Edom%2c+Mount). I'll pass along your comment to that team.
- In the Cultural Ontology entry on God (clicked from Gen 1:9), the key article includes, under the heading "Creator," three words used to describe God's creative acts. The first one is "separated." It shows the Hebrew as גדל, gdl, Gen 1:4. This is an error. The initial gimel should be a bet, as the verb in 1:4 is hivdil (<bdl). Just sayin'....
- PETER A PETTIT I'm not quite sure how to reproduce what you're seeing. Are you looking at the Factbook article on Creation (https://ref.ly/logos4/Factbook?ref=bk.*creationepisode), with Key Article from the Lexham Bible Dictionary (https://ref.ly/logosres/lbd?hw=Creation)?
- I am using the dark theme on LOGOS because I can see this better than the white screen theme. When looking for the Factbook underlined hyperlinks in my source text the blue lines are too dark to see easily. Could you lighten up these underlines when using the dark theme? There may be other symbols that need to be lighted up for display in dark mode but I am hesitant to go thru them all and provide you with a long list of them. I am willing but it might not be helpful.
- I'm doing Morris P's basic course. In segment 10 he is showing how to use Factbook. The little check box is in the Bible pane so it is easy to look at entries corresponding to the passage you are reading. I don't have the little checkbox. I have to open Factbook from the main pane (home icon, library icon, factbook icon). When I open it, it doesn't tie to the passage I'm reading. I also looked at the "help card" to see if I was missing something in set up, but it also just had the Factbook icon automatically appear on the Bible pane. What am I missing? Is this feature only tied to certain versions?
- How I wish that was my case. I can't get ride of mine. I enter my script and it automatically goes to Factbook. I had three different tech try to help me figure out why and couldn't. I got so frustrated thinking it was all do to Logos 9 and asked to back to Logos 8 to find out that it has been installed into that program. Oh how I miss the old Logos. I called tech. support and kindly told them this should be an option, not some thing that prevents you from searching and researching your scriptures.
- Jennifer Zraick the checkbox is what's in the first screenshot. If you don't have it, you may have an earlier version of Logos: Customer Support could help you figure that out, 800-875-6467. With the check box enable, you should get a popup with an Information Card when you hover over certain terms, like Canaan in the second screenshot. Clicking that card will take you to the Factbook page for Canaan (not other information about the passage). If you don't have the checkbox, you should still be able to get to Factbook through the right-click (context) menu, as shown in the third screenshot. If you don't like having the popups, then disabling the checkbox (the Factbook Visual Filter) should make them not appear.
- The "Lord's Supper" Factbook entry lists Luke 17:7-23 as a key passage - it should be Luke 22:7-23.
- Thanks for reporting this Brian LeStourgeon. This is a data error in the Lexham Survey of Theology data (https://ref.ly/logosres/lexham-st-ontology?ref=LSTO.LordsSupper&off=7685&ctx=%E2%80%9326%0a%E2%80%A2+Mt+26:17%E2%80%9330%0a%E2%80%A2+~Lk+17:7%E2%80%9323%0a%E2%80%A2+Jn+6:22) that then gets propagated to the Factbook page at https://ref.ly/logos4/Factbook?ref=lsto.LordsSupper. The whole process of correcting the data, regenerating the downstream resources, and then shipping it all in Factbook will take a few weeks, but the process is started. Thanks for helping to improve our data!
- I came across something I thought slightly strange in the Factbook today. I clicked on "Festival of Dedication" in John 10:22 in the NIV, which had a Factbook marker on it, being careful to click on "Dedication" rather than "Festival". I wanted to see which Festival this meant, or to get a list of Festivals. The Factbook opened, but opened to "meal" and didn't seem to have anything on the page that would have led me to anything about this particular festival. This appears a little strange to me.