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03 NT Tool Tip Utility.

As the saying goes, there is more than one way to skin a cat. This is true also when you make Bible modules. I would make a comment here, that THE BEST WAY for making a module for theWord is within the program itself. That I say because every time you pass a module through a converter, you run the risk of corrupting parts of it. In the “old days” (I have been in this business of creating modules for about 15 years I guess. I started with e-Sword, and migrated to theWord and mySword.) I ran across modules made by who knows for e-Sword, and the module just would not work correctly in any Bible program. I converted them to theWord and they still were giving me weird … Read entire article »

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02 Module Creation Workflow

Deciding if a work can be put into a module. As I mentioned before, basically you can put any kind of work into a tw module for personal use. Probably if you download a commercial work without paying for it, that is illegal and immoral. But otherwise, you probably can use anything for personal use. But be careful about having commercial works in your library. I have some that I have, but I always name them with (c) first in the filename to remind me that I cannot post or give away those works. Reviewing what do you have to work with Let me be concise here. You want to have your source material in the best format possible. For me as a module creator, this comes in the following ranking:A Microsoft Word, … Read entire article »

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01c Editing Module Properties Settings Action Tab

In this class, we learn more about the Editing Module Properties Setting Action Tab. … Read entire article »

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01c Editing Module Properties General Properties

01c Editing Module Properties General Properties

This second part of the editing Module Properties Class will look at the essential information in the Module Properties tab. Once you right click on a module’s name in the module tab about it, then you will see the image below. Here in “Darby’s Dictionary” (posts November 12, 2017) from theword-dictionaries.com , you will see the Darby Dictionary information as an example. … Read entire article »

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00 Module Creation Overview

00 Module Creation Overview

In this post, I will give you an overview of how to create theWord modules. First of all, there are considerations and decisions to be made before you start. … Read entire article »

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01b Editing Module Properties General Properties

This second part of the editing Module Properties Class will look at the essential information in the Module Properties tab. Once you right click on a module’s name in the module tab about it, then you will see the image below. Here in “Darby’s Dictionary” (posts November 12, 2017) from theword-dictionaries.com , you will see the Darby Dictionary information as an example. … Read entire article »

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01a Editing Module Properties overview

01a Editing Module Properties overview

You can edit the module properties of any module that is not locked (encrypted). … Read entire article »

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Specialized theWord Study Area

Specialized theWord Study Area

Specialized theWord Study Area. Today we live in a day when most people have huge hard disks. Space is a luxury most people have. In this post, I just want to share with you something that I have been doing for years. It works really well most of the time. What I am talking about is physically making a tw installation on your computer for just a specialized study. What we are going to … Read entire article »

Filed under: 03 Advanced, Installation

BibleView Options: Strong’s Settings

Class Objective: Understand how to set and change the different Bible Word popups. Usually this refers to the Strong’s Dictionary popup, but this defautt dictionary can be overriden and you can use another dictionary if it is set up with Strong’s numbers. First of all, this feature hinges on the Bible in question. Strong’s numbers are kept in the Bible module, and if the Bible module creator has the Strong’s numbers in it, then it is possible for you to see the Strong’s numbers, otherwise you are out of luck. Secondly, you MUST have the Strong’s dictionary installed and set.properly for the Strong’s number’s pop-ups to show. More about that below. In order to set the Strong’s Options, first (1) you click in Bible View Window, and secondly (2) you press Control + O … Read entire article »

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Installing a TWZIP module

Costas has come up with another way to install TW modules. This is very easy. Now instead of making a new TW modules into an installer exe, we can just zip it up as a compressed file with the extension “*.twzip”. How to install a TWZip file into theWord? First of all, you download this file from the Internet. Do not worry about whether they are a bunch of modules in one TWZIP compressed file, or a bunch of single module TWZIPs. Download everything.ALTERNATE WAY #1: Start TW, and select from the main menu, File-> Install modules… This will bring up this screen. ALTERNATE WAY #2: Browse to where your downloads are in a WIndows File Explorer (Start menu, My Computer), then when you “Open” these files (by clicking on them), they will appear … Read entire article »

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