New Features Since 10.0


Mac Improvements

Version 10.4.5 (Nov. 6, 2014)

Many improvements

Changes

  • Increased ending time of Timeline to 2500 to allow for current and near future user specific dates
  • Improved layout of Pie Chart labels
  • Added Shift-Command-L hotkey for Autolink in an Edit Window.
  • Improved daily readings workspace to more reliably update its Text tab
  • Improved triple click on a reference to cycle through available tools more reliably
  • Improved cross highlighting of key numbers with variants
  • Significant enhancements to the Concordance
  • Improved key number matching for phrase tagged texts
  • Improved key number highlighting of compound words, like 'Beersheba'
  • Improved support for key number subtags
  • Improved instant details lexicon lookup, especially for words with multiple homographs
  • Logs are now written as unicode for better cross-platform support
  • Support for improved easy install servers

Version 10.4.3.2 (July 18, 2014)

Significant bug fixes


Version 10.4.3 (July 2, 2014)
See Blog

Autolink User Notes and User Tools, improved support for scripting and automation, useful program changes, and many bug fixes

New Features

  • New Auto-Link button when editing User Notes or User Tools, to automatically mark all valid scripture references (shift-click to remove all links)
  • Accordance Bundle now includes Automator Actions for use in general scripting
  • Support for accord:// URLs to perform actions in Accordance

Changes

  • Verses with both verse and word highlights now fully render both, rather than truncating the verse highlight to the reference.
  • New panes are created with empty interlinears, making it easier to quickly show a single interlinear row
  • Use Shift-Return to insert a line break in a Map User Layer text item
  • Changed the modifier key used when opening a pane to force it to be top row vs. bottom from Option to Command
  • Changed the modifier key used when opening a 3D map to ignore any routes, sites, and regions, from Option to Command

Version 10.4.2.1 (May 7, 2014)

Hotfix for crash when searching library

Version 10.4.2 (May 5, 2014)

New Features
  • Highlights can be transferred between compatible modules, e.g. BECNT -> BECNT-16
  • The Goto box now supports just a verse number to jump to that verse in the current chapter, e.g. ":5" or ".15"
Changes
  • When opening a workspace containing a missing module, it will be replaced with a compatible module
  • WITHIN items in the construct now properly accounts for punctuation and variants
  • AND and WITHIN search commands no longer find the same word, so David <AND> David only returns verses containing two occurrences
  • [RANGE] command no longer requires an <AND> command before or after
  • Verse searches now support native and english book names
  • Support for alternate book names 'Canticles', 'Apocalypse', 'Ecclesiasticus'
  • Increased font size granularity for Syntax and Diagram panes
  • Scrolling a pane without synchronization now uses the command key (changed from the control key)
  • Analysis of construct searches now display the direction of searched terms
  • Highlight symbols now always draw on top of Highlight styles
  • Clearing a verse highlight now leaves word highlights intact
  • Before transferring a highlight to another module, the highlight file is backed up
  • Speaking text no longer reads the superscript characters.

Version 10.4.1 (March 28, 2014)

Speed improvements, minor tweaks, and many bug fixes

Changes
  • Option-click-drag is now again supported for measuring the Atlas and Timeline
  • Improved handling of external links to modules not installed, but with replacements
  • Key number searching by transliteration no longer finds the closest match, even if not that close
  • Unicode texts now autoswitch words and verses
  • Updated help files

Version 10.4.0 (March 8, 2014)
See New Features in 10.4

Retina support, copy interlinear, and improvements across the board

New Features
  • Full support for Retina and HiDPI machines
  • Add Parallel menu now lists recently used modules
  • Added support for resizing windows from any edge
  • Added support for full screen mode on OS X Lion (10.7) and up
  • Ability to copy interlinear information via Copy As -> Interlinear
  • [KEY] command now supports searching by transliteration, such as [KEY agape] OR [KEY H ahav]
  • [COUNT] command now supports '+' and '-' to search for all words occurring more than or less than a number
  • External Tool link content now appears in Instant Details for most links
  • User Tools and Favorite Workspaces can now be renamed from the Library
  • User Note editing can now be initiated by clicking the pencil to the right of a verse

Changes
  • Improved ability to amplify by reference, even if an adjacent space or two is selected
  • Added the user notes pane when editing a note, if not already present
  • Added preference to hide the Add Note pencil
  • Added preference to show the notes parallel pane when editing notes
  • Added instant details on click-hold for the user notes multiple note icon
  • Added contextual menu (right-click) options for the different user note icons next to a pane
  • Removing items from the Library now gives the option to also move the item to the trash
  • Recent Items list can now be cleared from the Library
  • Changed Search All Toolbar field toggle from Command-Control-F to Control-F
  • Updated user note markers

Version 10.3.4 (January 15, 2014)

Improved popovers, imports, unicode support, and lots of fixes

Changes
  • Added Open Workspace option to File menu for easy Favorite Workspace access
  • Added 'About Timeline...' option for citation and reference
  • All copy/paste and drag and drop of picture content is now PNG filetype
  • Removed Save Picture As... PICT option (only JPEG and PNG now)
  • Save Text Selection As... Plain Text is now allowed when Unicode export is on, allowing unstyled UTF16 export
  • User Bible import of apocryphal books now expects Susanna, Bel and the Dragon, and the Letter of Jeremiah to be separate from the books of Daniel and Baruch
  • User Bible import now allows for standard verse insertions in apocryphal sections
  • Texts can now be searched by SBL standard abbreviations
  • Changing search versions now maintains the current location in the text, if possible
  • Superscripted verse references are no longer supported when viewing in Separate Verses mode

Version 10.3.3 (December 3, 2013)

Improved popovers, imports, unicode support, and lots of fixes

Changes
  • Library (and other) popovers now support more complex actions like Delete or Save As...
  • Right-click on a zone now activates it before showing the contextual menu
  • Saved interlinears that don't fit the base text are now dimmed
  • Increased high-ascii range of User Bibles when determining UTF8 or MacRoman
  • Key Character palette now defaults to the correct font for the front text
  • Nonbiblical texts can now be chosen for the Tool hypertext default, to better support tools that link to multiple corpuses
  • Added support for Command-shift-' to type a double quote in the Greek Polytonic non-unicode keyboard
  • User Bible import now supports other apocryphal books

Version 10.3.2 (November 7, 2013)
Minor improvements and fixes application-wide

New Features
  • Tool Citations can now 'Hide Superscripts', settable in Bibliography Preference
Changes
  • Added preference to determine when to switch to Hebrew Literal search
  • Instant Details now shows more verses in a large verse link
  • New Hebrew search tabs always default to 'Grammatical' search, regardless of a user's Flex search choice
  • Changed 'Search Current Resource' key command to Command-4
  • Greek Diagrams module now works with GNT28-T
  • Editing a user note can now be initiated with a 'Return'
  • Added 'Clear Highlight' menu item, so users can attach a Key Combo if desired
  • Recycling of a Text tab now only occurs if the text versions match


Version 10.3.1 (October 8, 2013)
Lots of bug fixes, some user interface tweaks.

Changes
  • Renamed 'Search For -> Flex Hits' to 'Search For -> Words (Flex)', similar for Literal.

Version 10.3.0 (September 30, 2013)

New Features
  • User Notes support Command-T Display Options, including Theme, leading, background, and standardizing the fonts, colors, and sizes.
  • User Notes can now be renamed from the Library, just like a Folder
  • Text can now be marked with an extensive database of Highlight symbols, selected from the Highlight palette
  • Hebrew text can now be searched with 'Literal', which allows for direct entry of text from the Hebrew Bible without knowing the lemma or having to distinguish the prefixes and suffixes of words.
  • Ability to install downloaded files, even if a network interruption prevented all downloads from completing
Changes
  • User Bibles now support UTF8 With BOM encoding, in addition to UTF8 without BOM
  • GNT-TRS now hyperlinks to the Mounce/KM Dictionaries
  • User Notes hyperlink texts respect the chosen texts in Set Notes Display (Cmd-T)
  • 'Sample Notes' can no longer be edited
  • Reorganized 'User Notes Tab' and 'Edit Windows' preference panes into 'User Notes Display' and 'User Files'
  • Phrase searches can now be performed that end or begin with an asterisk (*)
  • New items in the Combined Text menu
  • Command-click on a picture thumbnail opens it directly in a tab, bypassing the popover
  • User Notes, tools, and favorites are now optionally renamed on startup (on first upgrade to 10.3) to be cross-platform

Version 10.2.4 (August 21, 2013)
Critical bug fixes

Changes
  • More support for Accordance filetypes in the filesystem

Version 10.2.3 (August 16, 2013)
Misc. interface improvements and notable bug fixes

Changes
  • Added preference to allow display panes to not update the search text, such as prior to 10.2
  • Interlinear Syntax is now supported for tagged texts without their own syntax
  • Search All sort method is now saved/recalled on the workspace
  • Adjusted logical order of Instant Details when displaying mostly Hebrew content

Version 10.2.1 (July 24, 2013)
Critical fixes and interface tweaks

Changes
  • Dropbox Sync now first occurs after only 1 minute after the app is first opened
  • Searching for a range of verses, or using the 'f' will set automatic context to zero
  • Pane display settings are maintained when switching to attached texts
  • Amplification of a hebrew word will ignore the suffix if it isn't selected
  • Added option-key override to have a pane text not update the search text as well

Version 10.2 (July 12, 2013)

Summary
  • Combined Text Panes, Smooth Scrolling, Dropbox, RTF Export, and much more
New Features
  • Panes can now attach an alternate text, so two texts can be used in one pane to fill in missing verses.  e.g. HMT with GNT, LXX with GNT, ESV with KJVA, etc.  Attach a text to a pane via the Attach icon, or by holding Shift when selecting another pane from its text menu.
  • Interlinear now supports HMT -> LXX and LXX -> HMT, if the MT-LXX Interlinear database or MT-LXX Parallel tool is installed
  • Significantly improved copy/paste RTF export
  • Workspaces now support being open without any zones, so closing your last zone doesn't close your window
  • Supports use of Dropbox to sync User Notes, User Tools, and Highlight files with other Accordances (and Accordances on iOS).  Syncing can occur manually, or automatically behind the scenes (when possible).
  • Text and graphic content now scrolls smoothly by pixel, rather than by line
  • Texts and Tools can now be copied via Copy As -> Bibliography, which copies the citation reference, but no content
  • Analysis can now be sorted by Syntax
  • 'Syntax' display option has been added to the Parsing tab

Improvements
  • Tab and Window names now support full unicode
  • Search All now supports a Syriac language option
  • The RANGE command now supports Chapter and Book search scopes
  • Superseded modules no longer show up in Easy Install (Such as GNT-T superseding GNT-TD)
  • Command-; now cycles tool fields ('Show Text as' now cycles with Command-:)
  • Autosaved sessions are now available via the File menu
  • Text Spacing can now be input manually for specific values
  • Search All tabs now save whether or not they are recycled
  • Interlinear now includes suffixes from other texts
  • Changing the text of a pane will now update the search text as well, if they were the same previously
  • Changed the 'Sync' toolbar item to 'Dropbox Sync' for manual syncing
  • Search Back now also tries a FUZZY search in order to search back

Version 10.1.7 (June 1, 2013)
Improvements
  • Improved text comparison when handling words with variants
  • Improved Cross Highlighting's handling of Greek


Version 10.1.6 (May 11, 2013)

Improvements
  • Improved Search Back when not selecting a hit word

Version 10.1.5
(April 3, 2013)
Improvements
  • Hits and Analysis graphs can now use lower word densities for small search ranges
  • Amplifying to a user group in the Library is now done as a Search All

Version 10.1.3
(Feb. 7, 2013)
New Features
  • New workspaces can now be created with the Library and/or Instant Details already open

Improvements
  • Support for paragraphs in unicode user bibles
  • Compare texts now handles double overstrike characters better
  • Support for typing quotes in the Greek Polytonic keyboard

Version 10.1.2
(Dec. 22, 2012)
Changes
  • Support for space and shift-space to page up and down in slideshow mode.
  • Constructs now auto-link to a search tab only when the languages match.
  • New tabs are not added to minimized windows.

Note
  • The Search All Cache will be reset for 10.1.2, in case it was corrupted in 10.1 or 10.1.1. It will rebuild automatically when used, or it can be rebuilt in the Preferences.

Version 10.1.1
(Dec. 7, 2012)
Changes
  • Copy As Instant Details no longer requires an open Instant Details.
  • Compare Text requires a book match to compare the panes, so it will not attempt to compare LXX with GNT.
  • Amplify will recycle a tab and set the search to exact even if previously set to flex.

Version 10.1
(Nov.14, 2012)
New Features
  • Autosaving and crash recovery. Every 5 minutes, Accordance saves your active session to the Autosaved Sessions folder in Accordance Files. Up to 50 sessions are saved, and the oldest are deleted. Should Accordance crash or be force quit, you will be offered the option to restore from the last Autosave rather than your default session.
  • Support for the key number information to display for words in original language texts in Dynamic Interlinear view and Instant Details. The source text is set in Preferences: Compare Text.
  • Instant details can fade when blank if it is a floating window (a user preference, and automatic in slideshow mode).
  • The tools categories (English, Greek, Hebrew, Reference, and General) are now optional toolbar items for Amplifying or New tabs.
  • The Character palette can now be detached.
  • Support for features in new and upcoming modules: Greek Diagrams, large audio clips, very large lexicons, alternate Hebrew syntax

Other Changes
  • The Greek and Hebrew preference pane was split into Export and Greek & Hebrew.
  • Instant Details shows the Bible reference for the point under the cursor in a Hits or Analysis graph.
  • Selecting 'My Groups' in the Library allows you to make a new User Group folder.
  • 'Add Workspace'  appears in the Amplify: My Workspaces submenu (as well as the Window menu and the Add popup menu of the Library).

Version 10.0.5
(Oct. 20, 2012)
Bug Fixes

Version 10.0.4
(Oct. 3, 2012)
Changes
  • Improved the accuracy of Search Back after the INFER search, when using Auto Context.
  • Improved toolbar recall to remember its visibility state, and to retain the window size when being toggled, as appropriate.

Version 10.0.2
(Sept. 2, 2012)
Changes
  • Instant Details for keyed texts now displays both Key and English dictionaries (when command key is pressed)
  • Added preferences to adjust or disable Instant Details click and hold popover (option-click popover is not affected)
  • New diagram objects respect the style of a selected object, and no style otherwise

Version 10.0.1
(Aug. 21, 2012)
New Features
  • Added searching the Library by the displayed Library Name

Windows Improvements

Version 10.4.5 (Nov. 6, 2014)

Many comprehensive improvements

Changes
  • Improved cross highlighting of key numbers with variants
  • Improved triple click on a reference to cycle through available tools more reliably
  • Improved daily readings workspace to more reliably update its Text tab
  • Added Shift-Control-L hotkey for Autolink in an Edit Window.
  • Increased ending time of Timeline to 2500 to allow for current and near future user specific dates
  • Improved layout of Pie Chart labels
  • Significant enhancements to the Concordance
  • Improved key number matching for phrase tagged texts
  • Improved key number highlighting of compound words, like 'Beersheba'
  • Improved support for key number subtags
  • Improved instant details lexicon lookup, especially for words with multiple homographs
  • Logs are now written as unicode for better cross-platform support
  • Support for improved easy install servers
  • Support for F11 to enter Reading Mode
  • More enhancements to the Concordance
  • Unlinking from Dropbox now properly removes all current syncing information

Version 10.4.3.2 (July 18, 2014)

Significant bug fixes


Version 10.4.3.1 (July 9, 2014)

Easy Install and other misc. fixes


Version 10.4.3 (July 2, 2014)

Dropbox Sync support, 'Accord' URL scheme, Autolink User Notes and User Tools, and useful changes

New Features

  • Full support for syncing User Notes, Highlights, and User Tools via Dropbox
  • Support for accord:// app urls.
  • New Auto-Link button when editing User Notes or User Tools, to automatically mark all valid scripture references (shift-click to remove all links)

Changes

  • Verses with both verse and word highlights now fully render both, rather than truncating the verse highlight to the reference.
  • New panes are created with empty interlinears, making it easier to quickly show a single interlinear row
  • Use Shift-Enter to insert a line break in a Map User Layer text item
  • URL actions now support opening of User Notes files
  • Changed the modifier key used when opening a pane to force it to be top row vs. bottom from Alt to Control
  • Changed the modifier key used when opening a 3D map to ignore any routes, sites, and regions, from Alt to Control

Version 10.4.2.2 (May 10, 2014)

Hotfix for Construct search loop

Version 10.4.2.1 (May 7, 2014)

Hotfix for crash when searching library

Version 10.4.2 (May 5, 2014)

3D Map support in the Atlas, improvements to highlights, searching, and more.

New Features
  • Support for 3D Map display in the Atlas
  • Highlight content can be transferred between compatible modules, e.g. BECNT -> BECNT-16
  • The Goto box now supports just a verse number to jump to that verse in the current chapter, e.g. ":5" or ".15"

Changes
  • When opening a workspace containing a missing module, it will be replaced with a compatible module
  • WITHIN item in the construct now properly accounts for punctuation and variants
  • AND and WITHIN search commands no longer find the same word, so David <AND> David only returns verses containing two occurrences
  • [RANGE] command no longer requires an <AND> command
  • Verse searches now support native and english book names
  • Support for alternate book names 'Canticles', 'Apocalypse', 'Ecclesiasticus'
  • Scrolling a pane without synchronization now works with the control key
  • Analysis of construct searches now display the direction of searched terms
  • The Library search field now has focus when the library is opened
  • Highlight symbols now always draw on top of Highlight styles
  • Clearing a verse highlight now leaves word highlights intact
  • Before transferring a highlight to another module, the highlight file is backed up

Version 10.4.1 (March 28, 2014)

Speed improvements, better unicode support, minor changes, and many bug fixes

Changes
  • Dialogs will now be centered over the workspace of a secondary display, if it is the only workspace
  • Alt-click-drag is now again supported for measuring the Atlas and Timeline
  • Key number searching by transliteration no longer finds the closest match, even if not that close
  • Control-left and right arrow now moves the selection by word
  • Unicode texts now autoswitch words and verses

Version 10.4.0
(March 8, 2014)
See New Features in 10.4

Copy Interlinear, improved Instant Details and Library, and many other improvements

New Features
  • Ability to copy interlinear information via Copy As -> Interlinear
  • External Tool link content now appears in Instant Details for most links
  • User Tools and Favorite Workspaces can now be renamed from the Library
  • User Note editing can now be initiated by clicking the pencil to the right of a verse
  • Add Parallel menu now lists recently used modules
  • [KEY] command now supports searching by transliteration, such as [KEY agape] or [KEY H ahav]
  • [COUNT] command now supports '+' and '-' to search for all words occurring more than or less than a number

Changes
  • Searching a tool now goes to the most relevant result, rather than the first
  • Added instant details on click-hold for the user notes multiple note icon
  • Added right-click menu options for the different user note icons next to a pane
  • Added the user notes pane when editing a note, if not already present
  • Removing items from the Library now gives the option to also move the item to the trash
  • Recent Items list can now be cleared from the Library
  • The Enter Key Number dialog now supports entering words by transliteration to find the key
  • Attempting to add a user note without a verse selected now brings up a dialog to choose your verse
  • The WITHIN, COUNT, PLACE, and CHAR items in a construct now have initial values, and remember their values when editing
  • Toolbar visibility is remembered when reopening the application

Version 10.3.4.3 (February 6, 2014)

More general fixes

Version 10.3.4.2 (January 25, 2014)
Important fixes for updates and toolbar

Version 10.3.4.1 (January 16, 2014)

Minor relevant bug fixes

Version 10.3.4 (January 15, 2014)

Improved copy/paste, user bible import, gesture support, and many bug fixes

Changes
  • Added Open Workspace option to File menu for easy Favorite Workspace access
  • Added 'About Timeline...' option for citation and reference
  • All copy/paste and drag and drop of picture content is now PNG filetype
  • Removed Save Picture As... PICT option (only JPEG and PNG now)
  • Save Text Selection As... Plain Text is now allowed when Unicode export is on, allowing unstyled UTF16 export
  • User Bible import of apocryphal books now expects Susanna, Bel and the Dragon, and the Letter of Jeremiah to be separate from the books of Daniel and Baruch
  • User Bible import now allows for standard verse insertions in apocryphal sections
  • Texts can now be searched by SBL standard abbreviations
  • Changing search versions now maintains the current location in the text, if possible
  • Superscripted verse references are no longer supported when viewing in Separate Verses mode
  • Toolbar can show Icons only or Icons and Text, configurable via right-click
  • Added support to show unicode Greek, Hebrew, Syriac, and Arabic in the Search All Toolbar item
  • Added syriac option to toolbar Search All

Version 10.3.3.1 (December 5, 2013)

Fixed serious crash on startup


Version 10.3.3 (December 3, 2013)

Improved popovers, imports, unicode support, and lots of fixes

Changes
  • Library (and other) popovers now support more complex actions like Delete or Save As...
  • Saved interlinears that don't fit the base text are now dimmed
  • Increased high-ascii range of User Bibles when determining UTF8 or MacRoman
  • Key Character palette now defaults to the correct font for the front text
  • Nonbiblical texts can now be chosen for the Tool hypertext default, to better support tools that link to multiple corpuses
  • Added support for Command-shift-' to type a double quote in the Greek Polytonic non-unicode keyboard
  • User Bible import now supports other apocryphal books

Version 10.3.2 (November 7, 2013)

Improvements across the board, plus some new features

New Features
  • Tool Citations can now 'Hide Superscripts', settable in Bibliography Preference
  • Text versions can now be cycled with Alt+1 through 9 and Alt+plus and minus

Changes
  • Added preference to determine when to switch to Hebrew Literal search, either never, always, or asking with a dialog
  • Editing a user note can now be initiated with an 'Enter' from a User Notes tab
  • New Hebrew search tabs always default to 'Grammatical' search, regardless of a user's Flex search choice
  • Changed 'Search Current Resource' key command to Control-4
  • Recycling of a Text tab now only occurs if the text versions match

Version 10.3.1 (October 8, 2013)
Lots of bug fixes, some user interface tweaks.

Changes
  • Reorganized user notes display options for better clarity
  • Renamed 'Search For -> Flex Hits' to 'Search For -> Words (Flex)', similar for Literal.
  • Support for Ctrl+F4, Alt+F4, Ctrl+Home, and Ctrl+End
  • Support for choosing a custom Accordance Files location if My Documents fails
  • Updated help files

Version 10.3.0 (September 30, 2013)

Initial Windows release.