I’m pleased to announce the release of Accordance 10.4.3, a free update for all users of Accordance 10. Like most of our free updates, this new version includes lots of minor changes and bug fixes (especially for Windows), along with several cool new features. The coolest of these add new ways to automate your Accordance experience.
Create Automatic Links to Accordance: Accordance 10.4.3 adds support for Universal Resource Identifiers—links to an application similar to URLs on a website. You can create links in a web page or word processing document that, when clicked, will launch Accordance 10.4.3 and open a module or perform a search. Try these links (after you’ve downloaded the update) to see how it works:
Support for OS X Services: You can now interact with Accordance from within other applications via Mac OS X Services. You can download some basic services from the Accordance Exchange and then follow the instructions to install them. You can then select text in a Word Processing document, an Email, a Web Page, etc., and use that selection as a quick search in Accordance. If the text selection is a verse reference, there is a Service that will insert the full text of that reference into your document in place of the reference.
Other Services let you use the selected text as a search to be run and viewed in Accordance. You can access these Services through the right-click menu, and you can even assign hotkeys to them in the System Preferences.
Support for Automator Workflows: Accordance 10.4.3 includes two Automator Actions which can be used to build complex Automator Workflows. If you’re an automation guru, you can create a Workflow that would perform a series of searches in Accordance and then copy the results to another application.
Auto Link Scripture References: A new Auto Link button in User Tool and User Note Edit windows lets you format every Scripture reference in the Edit window as a hyperlink. Now instead of formatting each Scripture link individually, you can format them all with a single click!
With all these new ways to automate your workflow, Accordance 10.4.3 is automagical. Download it today and experience the magic.