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#1 Ken Han

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Posted 04 June 2006 - 11:34 PM

Hi.

I just noticed that when I import a html file to use as a user tool, all scripture references get automatically linked unless the reference is chapter only. Is this a bug or a known "feature?" For example, Ps 46:1 or Ps 46:1, 2 or Ps 46:1-3 will get linked, but Ps 46 (without any verse reference) will not get linked.

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Posted 05 June 2006 - 12:10 AM

This is deliberate, Accordance uses the colon to help identify the verse reference.
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Posted 05 June 2006 - 09:30 AM

Until that apocalyptic day when Accordance can auto-hyperlink the vast majority of scripture citation formats, you can use the contextual menu in 7.x to save some time--select the reference(s), ctrl-click (or right-click on a mouse), and choose the Bible to which you wish to amplify under Search In.
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Posted 05 June 2006 - 04:51 PM

Many times similar questions have come up asking what does get formatted when importing a user tool... not just scripture links but also which html tags...
I have suggested that the Accordance documentation, which as a whole is very good and very thorough, include a list of html tags which get formatted upon import.

I put together a web page detailing through trial and error just what scripture reference formats and html tags DO get formatted. This was done using version 6, but I don't think the import libraries have changed. Here's the resource:
Accordance Import Sampler

Edited by Joe Weaks, 05 June 2006 - 04:52 PM.

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