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Identify Renderings (2.2b)

  • Open the menu for the project and select Biblical Terms Renderings.

There are two ways to identify a rendering of a biblical term in the mini Biblical Terms Renderings panel.

  • Paste or type the rendering in the Edit renderings dialog
  • Drag and drop

Using the Edit renderings dialog box

  1. Double-click to select the rendering in the text.
  2. Press Ctrl C to copy it.
  3. Double-click the Renderings cell in the row for the Biblical Term.
    • The Edit Renderings dialog box opens.
  4. Type or paste it in the Renderings box.
  5. Click OK.
    • The rendering is now shown in the Renderings column, and a tick is shown in the Found column to show it is present in this verse.

To approve a guessed rendering

The guessed rendering is shown in the Renderings box with its orange background.

  1. Double-click the Renderings cell
    • The Edit Renderings dialog box opens.
  2. Select the box Approve guessed renderings.
  3. Click OK.
    • The orange background is removed.

Drag and drop – one-time setup

By default, drag and drop is disabled in Paratext to prevent you from reordering words by accident.

  1. Open the main Paratext menu.
  2. Under Paratext, click Paratext Settings.
    • The Paratext Settings dialog box opens.
  3. “Enable Drag-and-Drop in Text Windows” is not selected.
  4. Click the checkbox.
  5. Click OK to save the settings.
    • Drag and drop is now enabled.

Using Drag and drop

  1. First, select the relevant word or phrase.
  2. Then click on the selection but keep holding down the left mouse button.
  3. Whilst keeping the mouse button down, drag the mouse pointer to the row for the term in the Biblical Terms Renderings panel.
  4. Let go of the mouse button.
    • The word appears in the Renderings column.

Using the full Biblical Terms window

The full Biblical Terms window provides another way to identify a rendering and approve a guess.

  1. Open the menu for the window.
  2. Expand the menu.
  3. Under Tools, click Biblical Terms.
    • In the Biblical Terms window, the lowest pane displays the verses where the selected Biblical term occurs.

To identify the rendering of a biblical term

  1. Select the rendering in the verse text.
  2. On the toolbar, the button Add Rendering identifies the selected text as a rendering. (or Ctrl+A)

To approve the guessed renderings for a biblical term

  1. Select one or more biblical terms (using Ctrl or Shift-click)
  2. Open the menu for the window.
  3. Click Approve guessed renderings in selected terms.