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Android Tablet – Notes & Highlights

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To add a highlight:

Tap on the verse number where you would like to add a highlight.

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A toolbar will pop up, with several options. Select the “Highlight” option. You can now select the number of verses to highlight. Tap the right facing arrow to select multiple verses.

Once you have selected the verse range to highlight, tap “Select [number] Verse(s).”

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The highlight editor will pop up which allows you to title the highlight, change the highlight color and edit tags for the highlight.

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Make the changes to the highlight you would like, and tap “Save” to finish adding your highlight.

To add a note:

Tap on the verse number where you would like to create a note. A toolbar will pop up, with several options. Select the “Note” option.

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The note editor will pop up which allows you to title the note, add text to the note and edit tags for the note. Tap on the “Edit” button to add text to your note. Tap “Done” when you are finished editing the note. A note icon should appear in the Bible text next to the verse you selected to create a note.

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The Help Center

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Whether you’re new to the App, just wanting a refresher, or needing to troubleshoot a problem the Help Center is a great resource for all thing related to The Bible Study App. Click the image below to check out the various help topics for all of the devices that The Bible Study App runs on and make sure to check back for updated information and helpful tips.

 

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How To Update Your Resources

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There are periodic updates to various books and resources. Here’s how to check for updates and install them on The Bible Study App.

Android and iOS

Open your Library and tap Store and then Updates. Any resources that have an update available will then be shown. Simply tap ‘update’ and it will be downloaded.

Windows Desktop

In the left sidebar click on Purchased Books. Any resources that have an update available will have the word Update in the button. Click these to update.

Mac Desktop

In the left sidebar click on Purchased Books. Choose the resource that you’d like to update and reinstall it to complete the update.

 

Android Phone – Using the Resource Guide

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As you read along in your Bible, the Resource Guide within the Bible Study app follows you, looking in your library for any information that is relevant to your reading. Here’s how to get started using the Resource Guide.

To open the resource guide:
Tap on the gray double bar that appears at the far right or bottom of the screen. When it turns blue you can drag the split window open.

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Once you’ve pulled the split window open, tap on your phone’s settings button to bring up the menu

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From the drop down, tap on ‘Resource Guide’
When you select Resource Guide for the first time, it will ask you to download the database, tap on the message to start downloading the Resource Guide.

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After the download completes, the Resource Guide will open. The Resource Guide displays information from your library related to the current passage you are reading. You can see commentaries, maps, charts and more. To change the setting for the Resource Guide to open in the split window, open the ‘Advanced Settings’ and check the box for displaying the Resource Guide in the split window.

Free Resource Friday

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This week we highlight the New English Translation (NET) of the Bible for use within The Bible Study App.

The NET Bible®, a modern translation of the Bible based entirely on the original languages, has been updated and revised, and is now available as the First Edition. It is noted to be accurate, readable and elegant, and includes a limited sample of the translator notes from the original Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek texts, as well as limited references to scholarly works. The unparalleled detail in these notes unlocks the riches of the Bible’s truth from entirely new perspectives.
Add it to your account by clicking HERE.

Free Resource Friday

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The Hebrew Bible: Westminster Leningrad Codex digital text is a project of the Groves Center based on the Leningrad Codex, Firkovich B19A, residing in the Russian National Library. The Leningrad Codex is the oldest, complete manuscript of the Hebrew Bible, dated to around 1008 AD. It serves as the basis for the Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia (BHS), which has updated the Leningrad Codex text in several hundred places.

Add this title to your digital study library by clicking HERE!

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