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    Found

    Never mind. I found the files: metzger.sdx, metzger.chd, metzger.chm.

    I'm not sure all these are necessary, but, after I copied them to my Program Files (x86) \ BibleWorks 10 \ databases folder...
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    Filename for Metzger, please

    Hi, I'm a long-time BW user reinstalling BW10 on another machine. Somewhere I put the file(s) that constitute(s) Metzger's _Textual Commentary on the Greek New Testament_, but I can't locate it....
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    O.K., thanks. I may remove the NIVO files I just...

    O.K., thanks. I may remove the NIVO files I just copied over and see if this works. Since it may be that NIVO has been pulled from the latest updates, I'm wondering if it's still possible to get it...
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    In software, when development stops, hacking...

    In software, when development stops, hacking begins.

    I found a set of nine nivo*.* files in the databases directory of my old laptop's installation of Bible Works 10. The laptop is running...
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    Old NIV text (1984) removed?

    Hi,

    I've always preferred the older versions of the NIV. I'm pretty sure that, until recently, BW scripture databases included two versions. Now I can find only the 2011 version.

    Has the...
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    This may indeed have been the problem. However,...

    This may indeed have been the problem. However, before I read your post, I had already uninstalled and reinstalled BW10, which fixed the problem, perhaps by resetting all settings to default. I'll...
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    O.K., guys, I've got it working as advertised. My...

    O.K., guys, I've got it working as advertised. My best guess as to the cause of my problems was an unorthodox keyboard configuration that was apparently being invoked when I would type certain...
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    Thanks, Mark. For the life of me, I can't get the...

    Thanks, Mark. For the life of me, I can't get the asterisk before the "1" to appear in the search string. It shows up as a semicolon whether I try to type it from the keyboard or try to paste it in.
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    Thanks, Dave. Yes, I had tried that. Usually the...

    Thanks, Dave. Yes, I had tried that. Usually the examples provide all the help I need. In this case, though, I wasn't able to figure out the search string I should use. Also, I'm having trouble...
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    Command line search help, please

    I'm wanting to search for verbal constructions consisting of ἦν followed by a participle. Here's an example from Matt. 7:29:

    ἦν γὰρ διδάσκων (Matt. 7:29 BGT)

    As seen in this example, I need to...
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    Well, I must be taking my time. I've been using...

    Well, I must be taking my time. I've been using BW since 1999! I use it pretty much every day, but I confess I probably have never taken full advantages of its features.
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    Great! Thank you. I'm impressed that BW lets me...

    Great! Thank you. I'm impressed that BW lets me fine-tune this option so nicely. This is a big help. I marked this thread "solved".
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    Can I make the info bubble remain longer? [SOLVED]

    Is there a way to change the amount of time that the "information bubble" remain on display longer? I'm taking about the bubble which displays parsing info, for example, in a Greek or Hebrew text...
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    Wine font optimization

    I'm a long-time BW user but have just done my first installation (of BW9) on a Mac. Things have gone surprisingly well. My only gripe is that BW9's fonts on my Mac's display are a little fuzzier than...
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    Will we need to purchase separate licenses for Mac and PC versions of BW9?

    Will BW 9 owners have to buy a separate license for the BW 9 Mac version when it's released?

    I've owned BW since v. 3 and have faithfully upgraded through v. 8, which I currently use. I'm not in a...
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    Brian, thanks for your detailed response. It was...

    Brian, thanks for your detailed response. It was very helpful.

    On a lighter note, you wrote:



    I know this was a typo, but it happens to be a perfect description of how I have sometimes felt...
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    BW9: Is it worth an upgrade from BW8?

    I've been using BW for six or seven years and have been pretty faithful in following the upgrade path. This time around (i.e., with the release of BW9), I'm not so eager, in part because I'm watching...
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    Send-Receive References (Paratext)?

    In the View menu of BW7, I see options for "Send References (Paratext)" and "Receive References (Paratext)". Can BW7 "talk" to Paratext, the scripture editing software developed by UBS and SIL? Or...
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    BW7 fine under VMware for Linux with WinXP guest

    BW7 runs just fine under VMware Workstation for Linux 6.x. My guest OS is WinXP Pro. I also sometimes dual-boot into "real" Windows XP Pro, and on my system there's no performance difference between...
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    How to change font size in "book" modules

    Since some reference works which are available as BW modules use the Windows help file format, I thought it would be useful to put in a separate thread these instructions for increasing the size of...
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    Got it! I no longer see text as trees.

    Got it. In Windows XP, do this:

    In Windows Control Panel, choose Internet Options.
    Click on the General tab, then click on the Accessibility button at the bottom.
    Check the box beside "Ignore...
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    Interestingly, I found I could change the size of...

    Interestingly, I found I could change the size of the Greek text in the help file (Zerwick module) by clicking on the display, pressing Control and rolling the mouse wheel. However, this doesn't...
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    same problem - How can I increase font size in help files?

    *bump*

    In other words, I have the same question. I've just bought an add-on module (Zerwick's Biblical Greek, and the font is so small that I have trouble reading it. I believe this module is in...
  24. Thank you. I'm sold. You should get a...

    Thank you. I'm sold. You should get a commission.https://www.bibleworks.com/forums/images/icons/icon7.gif
  25. Is Wallace's GGBB linked, or is it just plain e-text?

    I just noticed that Wallace's Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics is available as a "pay" module. Are examples in Wallace's text linked to Scripture in any way, for example, to the BGT or BGM Greek texts...
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