24 Analysis Window: The Browse Tab

 

The Browse Tab provides an additional view of the current Browse Window context. The Browse Tab enables you to set the Browse Window to multi-version mode to view the current verse in more than one Bible version, while having the Browse Tab in a single version to view the verse within its context. Each Browse Window version can have its own Browse Tab partner version. Because of this feature, you can view the same verse in one version in the Browse Window, and view it in a different version in the Browse Tab.

 

The Browse Tab Header

The Outline List Box

The Browse Tab Options Button

The Browse Tab Text Area

Setting the Browse Mode

The Synchronization Button

Browse Tab Scrolling Shortcuts

Context Menus

Looking Up Strong's Numbers

Opening Additional Browse Windows

Synchronizing the Browse Tab to the Browse Window

 


The Browse Tab Header


The Browse Tab Header is the upper portion of the Browse Tab. You can customize it to display a dropdown outline of the Bible or a series of navigation List Boxes that allow you to select the Bible version, book, chapter, and verse, plus a few other items.  To change the items displayed right click on a blank area of the header and select the options that you want from the context menu. The options are:


The Browse Tab Options Button

 This button displays a list of options and utilities related to Browse Tab functions.  The options are:  

Only one of the next three Tab Version options can be set at a time. These options determine if and how the Browse Tab versions synchronize to the Browse Window versions. If the "Synch Browser on Verse Change" option (see previous item)  is deselected, none of these settings are used by the program.


The Browse Tab Text Area

 

The area below the Browse Tab Header is used to display the actual text of verses. Text can be displayed in two modes, Single Version Browse Mode or Multiple Version Mode. See below for how to change modes. The Browse Tab text area is closely linked with both the Search Window and the Browse Window. If you double click on a word, the word will be looked up in the Search Window. If you double click on a version label, that version will become the default search version. If you move the mouse cursor over a version identifier, information about that version will be displayed in the Information Window (if the Information Window is turned on for display). This information can be customized by editing the file called "XXX.bww" where XXX is the BibleWorks version identifier (which may be more than three letters). By default the Browse Tab text area synchronizes with the current verse displayed in the Browse Window whenever the Browse Window verse changes.

 


Setting the Browse Mode

 

This button toggles the Browse Mode of the Browse Tab.  The text of Bible versions can be displayed in the Browse Tab in two different modes:


Browse Tab Scrolling Shortcuts

 

The Browse Tab has several shortcuts to facilitate browsing through text. These shortcuts are shared with the Browse Window. When these shortcuts are applied, they also affect the function of the Browse Window. There are three different scroll modes. All three scroll modes apply to the Browse Window, but only two of them pertain to the Browse Tab.

 

To change the scroll mode place the mouse over the Browse Tab and click with the Left Mouse Button. Then press: Ctrl + Shift + á (the up arrow key). As you press this key combination three times you will see the current scroll mode shown the in Information Window in the status bar in the lower left hand corner of the BibleWorks Screen. The three scroll modes are:

 

Scroll Mode

Function

Non Synch Mode

In this mode the up and down arrow keys will cause the Browse Tab to go backwards and forwards one verse.

Synch Mode This is the same as the previous mode, but all open Browse Windows will be scrolled as well. This scroll mode only applies to the Browse Window and secondary Browse Windows. It does not apply to the Browse Tab.
Scroll Mode Off This is the default mode. The up and down arrow function as navigation keys within the Browse Tab.

 

 


Context Menus

 

If you RIGHT click with the mouse on a word in the Browse Tab you will be presented with a Context Menu that gives you quick access to a number of lookup and configuration options related to the word. The options presented will depend on the word that you click on. The following is a list of the possible options:

 

Menu Option

Type of Text

Function

Search on Word

All Text

This option will perform a search on the clicked word and show the verses where it is found in the Search Window Verse List Box.

 Append to Command Line

This option will append the clicked word to the Command Line.

Apply Color to Selected Text

This option will change the color and character attributes of the clicked word or selected text. The color and attributes used are determined from the settings in the Color Selection Window (see next item).

Open Color Selection Window

This option opens the Color Selection Window. This window allows you to set default colors and text attributes for the coloring functions in BibleWorks. You can also turn search hits into permanent colors, among other things.

Clear Hit Highlighting Clears the hit highlighting from Browse Tab text until the next search.
Search word in KWIC This option opens the selected word in the KWIC module, ready for searching.

Lookup in Default Bible Dictionary

English

Word

This option will look up the selected word in the default Bible Dictionary.

Search for Phrase

Highlighted

Phrase

This option will perform a search on the selected phrase and display the found verses in the Search Window Verse List Box.

Copy Phrase to Command Line

This option will copy the selected text to the Command Line.

Copy to Editor

This option will copy the selected word or phrase to the BibleWorks Editor.

Copy to Clipboard

This option will copy the selected word or phrase to the system clipboard.

Search on Strong's Number

Strong's

Number

This option will perform a search on the selected Strong's Number. The found verses will be displayed in the Search Window Verse List Box.

Lookup Thayer/BDB Definition

This option will display the Thayer/BDB definition for the selected Strong's Number (i.e. from The Strong's Lexicon).

Hide Strong's Numbers

This option will Hide/Show Strong's Numbers.

Resource Summary Window

Greek or

Hebrew

This option will open up a floating Resource Summary Window displaying a summary of lexical entries for the word, as well as a summary of citation locations for the verse. This is the same as the Resource Summary tab in the Analysis Window but is in a floating window.

Search on form

This option will perform a search on the highlighted form.

Search on Lemma

This option will perform a search on the lemma behind the selected form.

Search on Homonym This option will perform a search on the homonym of the lemma behind the selected form.

Lookup Lemma in Lexicon Browser

This option will look up the selected form or form behind the selected lemma, in the default Greek or Hebrew Lexicon.

Send Verse to Lexicon Browser

This option will send the current verse to the Lexicon browser. The Browser word list will be replaced with a list of the words in the verse for easy lookup.

Open NT Diagram at this Word

This option opens the Diagramming Module and loads the Greek NT diagram for the NT passage displayed in the Browse Window. The word selected in the Browse Window is highlighted in the diagram.

Search on All Forms of Lemma

This option will perform a search on the lemma behind the selected form.

Search on Form in KWIC

This option will open the KWIC module with the selected word, ready for searching.
Lookup Lemma in KWIC This option will open the KWIC module with the lemma of the selected word, ready for searching.

Supplemental Hebrew Codes

For Hebrew morphological versions only, this provides display options for the morphological codes. The options are:

1. No Supplemental Codes

2. Full Supplemental Codes

3. Condensed Supplemental Codes

This is useful to condense the display of Hebrew morphological text, which can take up a lot of screen real estate.

Remove This Version from Display List

Version ID

Removes the selected version from the Browse Window display list

Make This the Current Search Version

Makes the selected version the current search version.

Add Another Display Version

Opens a window to add another display version.

Edit version notes for this version

Edits the version notes for this display version. The version notes are the notes displayed in the Analysis Window when you move the mouse cursor over the version identifier.

 


Looking Up Strong's Numbers

 

You can turn on the display of Strong's Numbers (for versions that have them) by selecting "Toggle Strong's Numbers" from the Browse Tab Options Button menu. When you pass the mouse cursor over the number, the Strong's BDB/Thayer Lexicon entry will be displayed in the Information Window at the bottom of the Browse Tab (if the Information Window is displayed). You can also right click on the number and choose "Lookup Thayer/BDB Definition". When you choose this context menu option the Thayer/BDB Definitions Window will open. This window provides an interface that permits you to browse the Strong's Numbers.

 


Opening Additional Browse Windows

 

You can open up additional Browse Windows by clicking on the Browse Window Options Button  and choosing "New Browse Window". The new Browse Window will not have the full functionality of the Main Window Browse Window. In particular it does not have its own full Analysis Window. All it will have is the equivalent of the Analysis Tab.

 


Synchronizing the Browse Tab to the Browse Window

 

By default, when changing from one verse to the next in the Browse Window using the scrollbar buttons, the Browse Tab will automatically synchronize with the Browse Window display verse. This setting can be unchecked on the Browse Tab Options Button menu.

 

If you scroll the Browse Tab window and then want to synchronize the Browse Tab to the Browse Window once again, you can press the Synchronize Tab Browser button on the Browse Tab header. You can only synchronize the Browse Tab to the Browse Window. You cannot synchronize the Browse Window to the Browse Tab.