Visual Filters allow you to quickly identify features within a text using icons, highlights, and other textual markers. You can easily apply Visual Filters with a few mouse clicks. Continue reading to learn more.
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Visual Filter Videos
Note: These videos were recorded using a previous version of Logos.
Bible Text Only
Corresponding Notes and Highlights
Discourse Datasets and Visual Filters
New Testament Propositional Outlines
Old Testament Propositional Outlines
Open the resource you want to study. Click the Visual Filters icon in the resource panel toolbar to display the available filters (available Visual Filters vary depending on the type of resource).
The open boxes indicate that none of the available visual filters are applied.
Apply a Filter
- Open the menu.
To apply a filter click the Visual Filters icon .
- Choose the filter category.
Click the triangle to the left of the checkbox to reveal filter options in that category. To learn about the various filter types, continue reading below.
- Select the filter.
Check the box to apply a filter to your resource. Checking the main category box applies all the previously selected filters in that category to the text.
For example: Logos remembers that the last time you applied the Resources filter, you applied the Corresponding words filter with the Same lemma filter but not the other words. When you return to the Visual Filters menu, clicking the main checkbox next to Resources automatically applies the Corresponding words/Same lemma filter. To modify this, simply expand the category and select or deselect additional filters.
Note: Bible versions have default visual filters applied--Bible text formatting, Chapter/Verse numbers, Footnote indicators, and Non-Bible text. To view the biblical text without these filters, check the box marked Bible text only, and then uncheck the filters that you do not want to be applied.
Search Visual Filters
A search bar at the top of the Visual Filters dropdown menu allows you to search for a particular filter by entering your search term in the box. As you type, Logos reveals available filters matching your search.
Turn off a filter
- Click the Visual Filters icon .
- Uncheck the box next to the filter you no longer wish to display.
Highlights features based on data embedded in the resource.
For example: This view shows the Propositional Outline filter applied.
Displays community note icons for notes posted in your Faithlife.com groups.
Displays media icons when media exists for the text.
Notes and Highlights
Displays note icons and highlights where they have been added.
For example: Applying this filter displays highlights and notes you created. As you categorize these notes and highlights in different notebooks, you can filter what is displayed by each notebook.
Corresponding Notes and Highlights
Displays notes and highlights created in other resources (of the same type) in your active resource panel.
For example: These notes and highlights were originally created in the LEB displayed in the left panel. Applying this filter displays the same notes and highlights in the ESV displayed in the panel on the right.
Displays only the biblical passages contained in your selected Passage List document, similar to the Inline Search display.
For example: This passage list was created from a Passage Guide on Ephesians 6:10-20.
Marks the starting and stopping points in your Reading Plans. For more about Reading Plans, click here.
For example: This demonstrates a chapter-by-chapter reading plan for The Confessions of St. Augustine.
With Visual Filter documents, you can create your own custom Visual Filters. Click here to learn more.