[jsword-devel] Parallel Bible view (DM Smith)

Gabriel Valencia gee4vee at mac.com
Sun May 20 14:35:09 MST 2007

I think the way MacSword implements parallel Bibles is good. Small  
button to add views and each view has its own combo box so that you  
can choose the version. Each combo box also has an option to remove  
the view.
Gabriel Valencia
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On May 19, 2007, at 12:00 PM, jsword-devel-request at crosswire.org wrote:

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> I have implemented a first pass of a Parallel Bible View. You can get
> it from the nightly build.
> It does not allow you any choice as to whether it shows or when it
> shows. It should. Suggestions welcomed.
> Here is how it currently works:
> It is driven by your "Default Bible." Whenever you are viewing
> another Bible, it will display the Default Bible on the left and your
> pick on the right.
> The internal code will allow for any number of Bibles to be shown in
> parallel. It can be easily modified to allow for an "interlinear"  
> view.
> It does not work well when showing a left to right Bible (say
> English) and a right to left Bible (say, Hebrew). The default Bible
> will determine the justification of the view.
> Please check it out and let me know:
> What do you think?
> How would you change the interface to allow the addition/removal of
> Bibles in a parallel view?
> What bugs can you find?
> .....?
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