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    In fact, on exactly the right day! :D

    In fact, on exactly the right day! :D
  2. I have no idea what's going on here, but I just...

    I have no idea what's going on here, but I just want to report my own experience. I have BW 9 installed on a Windows 7 Pro 64-bit computer. I had no problem with the installation. The help videos run...
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    I add my thanks for this excellent tutorial, Van....

    I add my thanks for this excellent tutorial, Van. It is so important to take context and linguistic realities into account when considering the use of particular biblical words. BW and other...
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    I add my thanks too, Mark. Didn't know that was...

    I add my thanks too, Mark. Didn't know that was there!

    Jeff, you also mentioned the abbreviation "tg," which I don't see in the popup for John 1:18, and could not find in the BW 9 help. I would...
  5. Don, I think those .ini files result from updates...

    Don, I think those .ini files result from updates to the most current BW version. They are created during the update process, and I think older ones can be deleted. The main BWn00.ini file (n=version...
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    +1 on Lee's suggestion to learn the languages....

    +1 on Lee's suggestion to learn the languages. Vocabulary is not the only way in which languages communicate. I invite you to consider the English sentence "I ran over myself": you could know all the...
  7. This is normal behavior, and not something to be...

    This is normal behavior, and not something to be concerned about. I don't know exactly what this "housekeeping" involves, but I presume it's a matter of deleting temporary files or the like. I wonder...
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    Yes. I believe you'll get what you want if you go...

    Yes. I believe you'll get what you want if you go to the Search menu, then Cross Version Search Mode, and select one of the Search All Same Language options. The search takes a little while because...
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    OK: (1) I tried Save command line, saved it to a...

    OK: (1) I tried Save command line, saved it to a file, and then Load a command line, loaded that same file -- and got that same error message!

    (2) I've often pasted verse references to the Command...
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    Well, the pasted search string starts with ',...

    Well, the pasted search string starts with ', which ought to signal that it's not a verse reference. I tried pasting it in and replacing the ' with . but I still got the same error. Perhaps I'm not...
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    I don't do this type of search very often, so...

    I don't do this type of search very often, so it's interesting to learn from reading this thread. I tried copying the search string '*@v?i1cs+S????JxC[bf]* and pasting it into the Command Line, with...
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    Good question. I tried copying some Greek text to...

    Good question. I tried copying some Greek text to a word processor, selecting it, and changing the font to one of those you mentioned. It only produced some breathing marks, no letters, in either...
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    I'm guessing that the answer probably is in fact...

    I'm guessing that the answer probably is in fact No. If you really want to see what it looks like in at least pseudo-uncials, you could copy a section of text, paste it into a word processor, and use...
  14. A bit of testing shows me that apparently BW will...

    A bit of testing shows me that apparently BW will not automatically load chapter notes with an .RTF extension; and I don't think you can make the notes editor default to that extension either. On the...
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    Yes, this is easy to do. Go to the View menu and...

    Yes, this is easy to do. Go to the View menu and select Choose Popup Display Versions. This will open a dialog in which you can select the versions you want to appear in the hypertext Scripture...
  16. I just tried searching in those versions, and it...

    I just tried searching in those versions, and it does work for me as it should. Do be sure you're typing a period, apostrophe, or slash before typing any of the search terms. I have occasionally seen...
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    When I first looked at this post (in a thread...

    When I first looked at this post (in a thread that I thought a long time ago had passed its useful life-span), I kind of thought, "Ack, what now?" But as I read through it, I found a lot of food for...
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    When I click on the Forum link (not Main) at the...

    When I click on the Forum link (not Main) at the top of this thread, I get a list of forums, and way down at the bottom is a group called Miscellaneous, with one sub-forum, "non-BibleWorks...
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    My apologies! All I can say in my defense is that...

    My apologies! All I can say in my defense is that The Message is (IMHO!) so unfathomably non-literal that I misread which verse it was translating.
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    But Mark, I'm not sure that the original poster,...

    But Mark, I'm not sure that the original poster, kimuspr, is actually having a problem. The concern was that BW was not properly displaying in Psalms, and the screenshot highlighted the verse numbers...
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    Interesting indeed. I find the same thing...

    Interesting. From the Help menu:
    Compute Search Window hits by permutation
    If this option is set, Command Line search hits will be computed by permutation. Statistics for hits will include the...
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    Interesting. I just did a command-line search on...

    Interesting. I just did a command-line search on search version BGM with limit set to Romans and search term /πιστις πιστευω. The result was 61 hits, including 2 in each of the 3 verses that you...
  23. Thread: Psalms problem

    by DavidR
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    And to supplement this a bit further: The...

    And to supplement this a bit further: The underlying issue is that in the Masoretic Hebrew text, the longer headings at the beginnings of some psalms are counted as separate verses. In Ps. 62, the...
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    Thanks for this link. Looks like a great...

    Thanks for this link. Looks like a great resource, based on quite reliable texts and translations. I've added it to my External Resources in BW!
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    On the Resources menu, under Backgrounds, is...

    On the Resources menu, under Backgrounds, is Michael L. Rodkinson's 1918 English translation of the Babylonian Talmud. Be sure to follow the link to the instructions at the bottom of the first page....
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