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Bookmarks and links inside the same file

31 December 2012 - 09:25 AM

Hi All


I am working with a topic file that contains some references to other sections of the same file, such as "See Appendix 1".


I am trying to make those references clickable. So I made a bookmark of every section and then put some internal links to those bookmarks. I think the links are correctly done, since they appear in blue and underlined, and when I hover the mouse over them there's a tooltip that says Control-Click to go to the reference. However, clicking doesn't do anything.


I guess that's a limitation of e-Sword, that bookmarks work only inside the same topic, not in differente topics of the same file. Am I right? Is there a way to link to other sections of the same file?






Version field in the Details table and direction of Hebrew text

14 July 2012 - 03:07 PM

Hi All

I'd like to share something that I found. Maybe it's useful for someone, and maybe someone else can throw more light on it.

Recently I noticed some of my Hebrew dictionaries (I made them myself, not from this forum) show the Hebrew text in the wrong direction, that is, left to right.

When I tried an older version of those same dictionaries, the Hebrew letters were ok, right to left. But when I compared the text from the older and newer versions, they were the same codes in the same order. I used this kind of format:
{\f2 \'e0\'c8\'e1}

All the settings in the old and the new file were exactly the same, but if I copied the text from the old version and pasted it in the newer module, the Hebrew text was inverted.

Then I realized the difference: in the Details table, the value of the Version field in the old files was "2", while in the newer files I had put "3". I always thought this field contained just a module version, for updating purposes. But it seems it's something entirely different. I tried replacing "3" with "2.2", and now all the Hebrew text is displaying correctly.

Can somebody explain what the Version settings really is for?


Bible Compare Tool updated

22 May 2012 - 04:13 AM

Hi All

I have just uploaded an updated and much improved version of the BibleCompare (ComparaBiblias) tool, written by the Spanish International e-Sword Team:

It compares any two Bible modules and finds all the differences in missing, additional, duplicated or blank verses, as well as percentage differences in verse content. All e-Sword 8 .bbl and e-Sword 9/10 .bblx files are supported, included .bbl password-protected files (provided you know the password).

The native interface was in Spanish, but it will open in English as long as the accompanying .ini file is in the same folder as the .exe.

Most Bible modules out there contain verse numbering errors, so every module builder should use this tool before publishing their modules.



Finding textboxes in a Word document

24 February 2012 - 06:34 AM

Hi All

I have a Word document with a bible that has been scanned and OCRed by someone. The OCR software has put some of the text in textboxes, so I need to copy their content to the main text and then remove the textboxes. Fortunately there doesn't seem to be too many of them.

However, I haven't been able to find an easy way to locate the textboxes. Do you know of any code that can be used to find them (such as ^p for paragraphs), or if not possible, some macro that would help me locate them?



Trim RTF in Tooltip NT

22 February 2012 - 08:09 AM

Hi Josh

I have read your Tooltip NT Guide and find it extremely useful. While most of the options in Tooltip NT are easy to understand, you mention many interesting points that save a lot of time.

I didn't find, however, any explanation about the "Trim RTF" feature in the Tools menu. I have tried that with different texts, but I don't see what it does. Could you or Brent please explain?