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Advanced Settings View

You can define how Texts and Tools are displayed, the default parameters for Text searches, and save your Accordance account information via the Settings View, accessed in one of two ways: 1) Tap the Overflow button () and tap Settings or, 2) Tap the Quick Settings button () on the Toolbar, and tap Advanced Settings at the bottom of the Quick Settings view.

When changing the Settings, changes will appear in the currently loaded Text or Tool, and are applied to all Texts and Tools in your library.

After saving your changes, tap the Android Back button () to return to the previously displayed content.

Tap Help () to access these Help pages.

Note for Experienced Accordance Users: The Settings are similar to the Preferences set on the desktop version of Accordance.

Open Accordance for Android Settings

Accordance for Android settings are accessed in one of two ways:

  1. Tap the Overflow button () on the Toolbar and tap Settings to access the full selection of Settings options.
  2. With a Text or Tool open, tap the Quick Settings button () on the Toolbar, and tap Settings at the bottom of the Quick Settings view.

Display Settings: General
  1. In the Display Settings area, tap or swipe to General. The settings applicable to General settings appear.

  2. Set the following items, as desired:
  • Accordance Account: A pop-up box appears for entering and saving your Accordance account login name and password; once entered, this information is saved in Accordance for Android for accessing downloads. Tap Save to keep this information.
  • Dropbox: Tap Connect to create or link to an existing Dropbox account. Tap Sync Now to sync with Accordance on other devices.
  • Highlight file: Tap to choose the desired file from the Highlight File pop-up menu.
  • Image viewer: Tap to select internal or external options for the display of images. If Internal is selected, tapping an image thumbnail opens the image in a full-screen view. If External is selected, tapping an image opens the image in the default Android image browser.

    Note: If External is selected and an error results when tapping an image, Accordance will automatically switch to Internal.

  1. Include cantillation in export: When OFF, cantillation marks in Hebrew text selected in a Text module are not copied to the clipboard.
  2. Include superscripts in export: When OFF, superscripts in text selected in a Text module are not copied to the clipboard.
  1. When done, tap the Android Back button () to keep your changes.
Display Settings: Text Modules
  1. In the Display Settings area, tap or swipe to Text Display Settings. The settings applicable to Text modules appear.

  2. Set the following items, as desired:
  3. Text Font: Tap to display and select the font for Text modules.
  4. Text Size: Sets the font size for Text modules. Available options range from 8 points to 94 points.
  5. Text Color: Tap to display and select the font color for Text modules.
  6. Reference Font: Select the font for book names and chapter/verse numbers in the Text.
  7. Reference Size: Sets the font size for book names and chapter/verse numbers in the Text. Drag the slider to the right to increase the font size, and to the left to decrease the size.
  8. Reference Color: Select the color for book names and chapter/verse numbers in the Text.
  9. Reference Style: Select the font style (bold, italic, underline) for book names and chapter/verse numbers in the Text.
  10. Reference Superscript: When OFF, the reference is displayed inline with the Text. When ON the reference is superscripted.
  11. Background Color: Select a background color for the displayed Text.
  12. Search Hit Color: Select the color of Text matching your search criteria.
  13. Line Spacing: Sets the amount of space between lines in the Text. Drag the slider to the right to increase the amount of space, and to the left to decrease the amount of space.
  14. Hide Superscripts: When ON, displays Text without the super-scripted numbers and letters that refer to footnotes.
  15. Suppress Poetry: When ON, removes the short lines and makes the text of the verse continuous.
  16. Hide Red Letter: When ON, removes the red color from the words attributed to Christ.
  17. Verse Highlights: When OFF, highlighted verses are not displayed.
  18. Word Highlights: When OFF, highlighted words are not displayed.
  19. Verse Chooser Grid: Selects the appearance (style) of the table of contents for navigating Texts. Available items are List or Grid.
  20. When done, tap the Android Back button () to keep your changes. Your changes affect the next new Text that is opened (and do not affect the currently loaded Text).
Display Settings: Tool Modules
  1. In the Display Settings area, tap or swipe to Tool Display. The settings applicable to Tool modules appear.

  2. Set the following items, as desired:
  3. Text Font: Tap to display and select the font for Tool modules.

    Note: The list includes all system fonts; but not all work in Accordance. If the selected font does not display well, choose another one.

  4. Text Size: Sets the font size for Tool modules. Available options range from 8 points to 94 points.
  5. Text Color: Tap to display and select the font color for Tool modules.
  6. Background Color: Tap to display and select a background color for the displayed Tool.
  7. Hyperlink Color: Tap to display and select a color for hyperlinks in all tools.
  8. Hyperlink Style: Tap to select any combination of hyperlink styles, including Bold, Italic and Underline.
  9. Search Hit Color: Tap to display and select the color of text matching your search criteria in the module.
  10. Line Spacing: Sets the amount of space between lines in the Tool. Drag the slider to the right to increase the amount of space, and to the left to decrease the amount of space.
  11. Word Highlights: When OFF, highlighted words are not displayed.
  12. Picture size: Used to specify the appearance of Picture links in the tool. You can choose to display a Small, Medium, Large, or Very Large "thumbnail" of the picture to which the link refers.
  13. Hypertext: Select options for primary and alternate texts.
  14. Text Pop-up Menu: Choose the Bible text used when opening a Scripture reference link, or viewing the text in the Instant Details. You can choose from any installed text.
  15. Alt text Pop-up Menu: Choose the Bible text to use if the verse is not found in the first text.
  1. When done, tap the Android Back button () to keep your changes. Your changes affect the next new Tool that is opened (and do not affect the currently loaded Tool).
Display Settings: Instant Details
  1. In the Display Settings area, tap or swipe to Instant Details. The settings applicable to Instant Details appear.

  2. Set the following items, as desired:
  3. Text Size: Sets the font size for Instant Details display. Available options range from Very small to Very large.

Amplification

  1. English: Tap to select the default English dictionary that will be displayed when tapping Amplify in the Instant Details in a non-tagged Text.
  2. Greek: Tap to select the default Greek lexicon that will be displayed when tapping Amplify in the Instant Details in a tagged Text.
  3. Hebrew: Tap to select the default Hebrew lexicon that will be displayed when tapping Amplify in the Instant Details in a tagged Text.
  4. Latin: Tap to select the default Latin lexicon that will be displayed when tapping Amplify in the Instant Details in a tagged Text.
  5. Verse Reference: Tap to display the Text displayed when tapping an Scripture hyperlink in a Tool.

Source Texts

  1. Old Testament: Tap to select a grammatically tagged Hebrew Old Testament Text for display in Instant Details.
  2. New Testament: Tap to select a grammatically tagged Greek New Testament Text for display in Instant Details.
  3. Keyed Text: Tap to select a Key Number Text for display in Instant Details.
  1. When done, tap the Android Back button () to keep your changes.
End User License Agreement

End User License Agreement: Opens the EULA so that you can reread it at your leisure.


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May, 2019

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