Use the Text Comparison tool to compare multiple versions of the Bible or other texts.
- 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.
- Type the passage you want to study into the Passage box and press enter.
- 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.
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.
- Change the orientation of the verses by clicking the Text Comparison panel menu icon and selecting Automatic Layout, Horizontal Layout, or Vertical Layout.
- 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 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 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.
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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