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Cross-referencing is the most powerful and reliable method of understanding verses, because it allows the Bible to speak for itself. SwordSearcher contains many tools to enable comparison of Scripture with Scripture. One of these is the Find Related Verses tool. … Continue reading
SwordSearcher supports powerful search “tokens” including Boolean operators like the exclamation point (to find a verse that does NOT have the word), and the wildcard character question mark. So then, how do you search for actual punctuation characters using SwordSearcher, … Continue reading
Sometimes you will want to be able to “read through” a chapter of commentary text continuously. This video demonstrates using the “Expand to Chapter” feature of the Commentary Panel in SwordSearcher, which loads all of the commentary entries from a … Continue reading
Here’s a somewhat obscure but interesting and often useful feature of SwordSearcher. The Passage Analysis feature (added in version 7.1) gives you lots of details about sections of the Bible, such as a book or group of books. (See this … Continue reading
In its default configuration, the SwordSearcher Bible panel shows text in a columnar format along with a “study margin” for fast access to verse-based material within the chapter. Watch the video (1:52) Sometimes you will want to quiet things down … Continue reading
Version 7.1 includes improvements to the configuration options for formatting verse text when copying verses to the Windows clipboard for pasting into other applications. A prior video showed some quick tips on using the copy features in SwordSearcher. I’ve updated … Continue reading
I’ve posted a new video demonstrating the Passage Analysis tool in SwordSearcher, a new feature added in version 7.1. Watch the video to see how it works. The Passage Analysis tool can be invoked from the main Search menu, or, … Continue reading
I’ve posted a new video tutorial on using the Bible Word Cloud Generator in SwordSearcher. This is a tool that was added in version 7.
It’s a common problem: how do you do a Bible search based on an idea or a specific doctrine, when you don’t know what Bible words to use? Today’s video quick tip shows one way SwordSearcher can help you with … Continue reading
This morning I posted a new video demonstrating how to do searching of non-Bible library content in SwordSearcher. The “search within focused panel” feature (Ctrl+F) certainly works in the Bible panel too, and can come in handy.