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boeinguy2
08-24-2006, 06:16 PM
This is more of a request than a question.

Logos has a personal bool builder that allows the user to build a personal commentary and add it as a regular book (with some restrictions). They want $100 for a version that you can use to generate books that only work on the machine it was created on. They want $250 for a version that will create books anyone wiht Logos can use.

Quickverse has gone one better. They allow integration of PDF documents into their displays, as well as personal books with hyperlinks and links to their materials. These are treated as any other book in the library.

Bibleworks has notetaking ability (which is not the same thing). Also, the user can compile a hand created text file for entering additional books. I find that these are very limiting and not easy to use.

Wouldn't it be great to have a bookbuilder for Bibleworks that would allow the user to creat a useable commentary, on the fly, that can be shared with other users, printed, maybe even converted to PDF. It would be a great way to create handouts for a teaching environment

Any Comments?

Joe C Hightower
Bibleworks 6 user

jdarlack
08-24-2006, 08:10 PM
Wouldn't it be great to have a bookbuilder for Bibleworks that would allow the user to creat a useable commentary, on the fly, that can be shared with other users, printed, maybe even converted to PDF. It would be a great way to create handouts for a teaching environment

Any Comments?Wait no further Joe! Your request has already been filled. Take a look at Chapter 46 on Custom Modules in the BibleWorks 7 help file. Using a standard HTML-Help File creator and the tools that BibleWorks provides, you can make custom modules that are integrated into BibleWorks just like the grammars that BibleWorks already has included. With a little creativity, some great modules could be made. This feature is FREE to all BibleWorks users, and does not make use of a proprietary format, so the HTML-Help Files created can be shared with others without problem.

:) Take a look at the modules already available on the BibleWorks blog (http://bibleworks.oldinthenew.org/files.html#module). :)

Michael Hanel
08-24-2006, 10:40 PM
Also, Jim neglected to mention that in terms of notes functions, BW7 is light years ahead of BW6. Earlier versions of BW were not really too keen on the note-taking function within the program, but BW7's editor is completely retooled and souped up. There are probably still shortcomings, but in my mind you can't even compare 6's ability to do notes to 7's. It really was one of the best reasons to upgrade for me (in addition to Philo, the Tov-Polak database, the new Greek lexica, the Robertson Grammar....etc.)