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Text Comparison

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Use the Text Comparison tool to compare multiple versions of the Bible or other texts.

 

Get Started

  1. Click Tools > Passage > Text Comparison, or type Text Comparison in the Command box and press Enter. The Text Comparison tool will appear in a new tab or panel.

 

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  1. Type the passage you want to study into the Passage box and press enter.

 

  1. Select the versions you want to compare by clicking the Versions drop-down menu and checking boxes beside the versions you want. Click Save, then click outside of the version selection drop-down to apply your changes.

 

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Display Options

You can customize the appearance of the Text Comparison tool in several ways.

  • Toggle between Verses and Interlinear (New Testament only) layout by clicking the Layout menu on the toolbar and making a selection.

 

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  • Change the orientation of the verses by clicking the Text Comparison panel menu icon _Kebab_-_18px.svg and selecting Automatic Layout, Horizontal Layout, or Vertical Layout.

 

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  • Display the statistical difference between your base version (the first version listed in the toolbar) and the other versions by clicking the panel menu icon _Kebab_-_18px.svg and selecting Show Differences. You can also activate this feature by clicking the Show Differences icon in the toolbar.

 

  • When Show Differences is selected, click the Show Base Text icon Show_Base_Text.svg on the toolbar or click Show Base Text in the panel menu to display text omitted from the base version in line in your comparison versions.

 

  • Choose to Ignore Case, Marks, and Punctuation in your comparison by opening the panel menu and selecting those you want to ignore.

 

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Print/Export

Print or export your current comparison by opening the panel menu and selecting Print/Export. A new dialog will appear with options for printing and exporting.

 

Note: Print/Export is only available when Text Comparison is in Verses layout.

 

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Additional Resources

Logos Help: Text Comparison

Text Comparison: Dataset Documentation

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