Mobile - Insights Panel

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When reading a biblical passage, the ability to quickly annotate the text, explore words and passages in more depth, or access basic reference materials can make a significant difference in your understanding. 

The Insights Panel puts this functionality directly within your Bible panel, making it easy to add highlights or notes; run Guides; quickly reference Study Bibles, Commentaries, and related passages; and more. 

Note: Requires a Logos subscription .

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Open the Insights Panel

There are two main ways to open the Insights Panel.

  1. From the text you are studying
  2. By tapping the Insights Insights button 

 

Open the Insights Panel from the Text

Press and hold a word to open the Insights Panel focused on that word, or double tap a word to open the Insights Panel on the entire verse.

Open Insights Panel On Word Open Insights Panel On Verse

Here are a few items to note about navigating in the Insights Panel:

  1. The slider at the top of the Panel allows you to adjust the height as required.
  2. The toggle at the top of the panel provides the ability to change focus between words and verses.
  3. The left / right arrows at the bottom of the panel pan left / right between different words or verses.

Note: If you press and drag text immediately (without holding), Logos will use your last highlighting style to markup your selected text. Learn more about highlighting in Logos mobile.

Open the Insights Panel from the Insights Button

Tap the Insights button to open the Insights Panel. It will open on the currently selected verse. When you open the panel in this way, you cannot switch between words and verses or to pan left / right.

Tap Insights Button Insights Panel Opened From Button

Note: The Insights Button only appears in the text when paging view is enabled and the top / bottom menus are visible.

Pinning the Insights Panel

At the top right of the Insights Panel on a tablet, there is a pin  Pin button.

Pin Insights Panel (Ipad)

 

Tap this to pin the Panel to the right of the text so you can easily engage with both at the same time.

Pinned Insights Panel (Ipad)

 

Insights Panel Sections

The Insights Panel has three sections:

  1. Highlights
  2. Guides and Tools
  3. Additional Information and Insights

 

Highlights

The top section shows your most recently-applied highlights. Swipe left in the row of highlights to reveal more, up to a limit of 20.

You can access additional highlights by tapping the more actions icon Kebab Vertical icon.

Add Additional Highlight Styles

 

Guides and Tools

The middle section includes quick links to Guides and Tools. Depending on your selection, this section will include options like:

  • Copy
  • Share
  • Note
  • Search
  • Bible Word Study
  • Passage Guide
  • Exegetical Guide
  • Text Comparison 
  • and more

Insights Panel Tools And Guides

Additional Information and Insights

The final section includes a number of sub-sections  containing access to more detailed information, tap one to open it and see the information it contains.

When focused on a word, this section provides detailed word information, access to notes and highlights on that word, and related Factbook entries.

Insights Panel Info And Insights (Word)

When focused on a verse, it provides quick access to study Bibles and commentaries, links to related biblical passages, your notes and highlights on that word, and related Factbook entries.

Insights Panel Info And Insights (Verse)

Word Info section

The Word Info section shows more detailed information on the selected word.

Open Word Info Section Word Info Section

Tap Open to see additional information, links to further study tools, and your highest prioritized lexicon article on the word. Tap the more actions icon Kebab Vertical icon to see additional options for study.

Word Info Access Lexicon Additional Word Info Options

Notes & Highlights section

The Notes & Highlights section shows any notes or highlights on the selected word or verse. Tap the more actions icon Kebab Vertical icon to see additional options for annotating the text.

Highlights Section Additional Notes & Highlights Options

Factbook section

The Factbook section shows Factbook cards relating to people, places, or things that appear in your selection. Tap the more actions icon Kebab Vertical icon to see additional options.

Factbook Section Additional Factbook Options

Related Books section

Note: This option only appears when the Insights Panel is focused on a verse, not an individual word.

The Related Books section shows snippets of articles from your highest prioritized Study Bible and your highest prioritized relevant commentary. Tap Open in one of the articles to see the full content of the article in a scrollable panel.

Related Books Section Related Books Article

Tap the name of the book to open it in a separate tab. Tap Change to view a list of parallel books from which you can select a different one.

Open The Related Book Select A Different Related Book

Related Passages section

Note: This option only appears when the Insights Panel is focused on a verse, not an individual word.

The Related Passages section shows passages that are linked to the one you are studying. Sometimes there are no linked passages and, in that case, you are prompted to try another reference.

Where there are related passages, this draws on information found in the New Testament Use of the Old Testament Interactive and a range of cross-reference and harmony books.

Again, simply tap Open to see more detail about that reference.

OT Example Of Related Passages OT Example More Details

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