Mac - Highlights and Highlighters

Verse or Text Based

There are two ways to create highlights within our app: word based and verse based. Word based highlights are created by selecting text and are tied to the resource that they are created in. Verse based highlights are created by tapping on a verse number. These highlights are tied to the verse number and will show across your downloaded Bible translations.

Create a Highlight

You can create a highlight when viewing text in your app. As mentioned above, these highlights can be tied to either a verse or text. Here are the steps you can follow to add a highlight:

Verse Based:

  • Click a verse number to add a verse based highlight. 
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  • Select 'Highlight' from the pop-up menu.

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Text Based:

  • Click and drag to select text, then secondary click the text, or use Edit > Highlight to add a word based highlight.

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  • Select 'Highlight' from the pop-up menu.

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Edit a Highlight

Once a highlight is created, it can be located in the 'My Stuff' area of the Study Center. To access this, select the Study Center button in the upper right corner of the app, then select 'My Stuff'. Next, select 'Highlights', choose the highlight color and scroll down to find the individual highlight. Secondary click on the highlight and select 'Edit Highlight' to open the edit window. Here you can change the label (title), assign the highlight to a category, change the highlighter color, and edit the tags.

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Delete A Highlight

There are two ways to delete a highlight in our app. First, you can delete a highlight from within a resource:

  • Select the Bible verse number which contains the highlight.
  • Select 'Delete Highlight'

Second, you can delete a highlight through the Menu: 

  • Open the Study Center by clicking the icon in the upper right corner of the app.
  • Select 'My Stuff.'
  • Select 'Highlights.'
  • Select the highlighter for the highlight you want to delete or select 'View All'.
  • Locate the highlight you wish to delete.
  • Secondary click on the highlight and select 'Delete Highlight'.
  • Select 'Delete' to confirm that you would like to delete the highlight.

Create a Highlighter

While we provide a few different highlighters, you can create and customize highlighters to fit your preferences. To create a highlighter:

  • Open the Study Center by clicking the icon in the upper right corner of the app.
  • Select 'My Stuff.'
  • Select 'Highlights.'
  • Select 'Create Custom Highlighter'

In the popup window, you can assign a label (title), choose highlight or underline for Brush Type, change the intensity of the color, and choose the color. When changes are set, select 'Save Custom Highlighter'. It will now appear as an option when you add a highlight in the text.

Edit a Highlighter

If you would like to change a highlighter, you can do so in the Highlighter window using these steps:

  • Open the Study Center by clicking the icon in the upper right corner of the app.
  • Select 'My Stuff.'
  • Select 'Highlights.'
  • Secondary click on the Highlighter you wish to edit.
  • Select 'Edit Highlighter.'

In the popup window, you can edit the label (title), choose highlight or underline for Brush Type, change the intensity of the color, and adjust the color. When changes are set, select 'Save Custom Highlighter'.

Delete a Highlighter

You can only delete highlighters that are not associated with highlights. If you have made highlights with the highlighter you want to delete, you will first need to edit or delete those highlights using the steps described above. Once you have done this, follow these steps to delete the highlighter:

  • Open the Study Center by clicking the icon in the upper right corner of the app.
  • Select 'My Stuff.'
  • Select 'Highlights.'
  • Secondary click on the Highlighter you wish to delete.
  • Select 'Delete Highlighter.'
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