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Randy Ehle | Forum Activity | Posted: Mon, Mar 13 2017 6:49 AM

I recently purchased Mike Mason's, The Gospel According to Job: An Honest Look at Pain and Doubt from the Life of One Who Lost Everything, through Vyrso. I'm only a few pages in but so far, it has been excellent as both a devotional and a commentary. 

However, when reading in Logos 7, I find multiple Bible reference links are incorrect; so far, it has been every link that is referred to in the text with only chapter and verse. Short of adding a note myself with the correct link—or reporting every instance I find throughout the book—is there a way to have those corrected?

For what it's worth, several of these incorrect links come at the section headings, where a verse or two from Job is written out and only the chapter and verse are in parentheses. That may make it easy to identify the bulk of the errors. 

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NB.Mick | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Mar 13 2017 7:50 AM

Randy Ehle:

so far, it has been excellent as both a devotional and a commentary. 

However, when reading in Logos 7, I find multiple Bible reference links are incorrect; so far, it has been every link that is referred to in the text with only chapter and verse.

unfortunately this is the one major drawback in Vyrso's automated conversion process for Vyrso-edition books. Publisher-delivered ePub-files run through some engine much alike to the PB compiler. This means, there's no human logic behind it, which would reason that since the book's title is about Job, incomplete bible references (especially in Chapter Headings) refer to Job - rather, experience shows that the automated engine assumes incomplete references to go to the same book as the last complete reference (which may be a somewhat valid assumption within a paragraph or chapter).

In the past, Faithlife has typically not changed such errors, but - if they occurred so often that they seemed to render the book useless - took the books from the Vyrso store completely.   

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JT (alabama24) | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Mar 13 2017 11:46 AM

I agree with Mick, but more recently they have fixed a few resources... but only when a revision of the auto compiler could make the necessary changes. 

Can you provide some screenshots of the trouble passages? It would be helpful to know the context of the reference. 

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Randy Ehle | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Mar 13 2017 12:55 PM

Thank you both. That all makes sense (technolgically). Here's one screen shot, with two links in different contexts highlighted; both point to the most recent book referenced. The first, with two references, point to Luke but should go to Job, though that could only be known by the context. The second one, an introductory verse after a section head, also points to the most recently referenced book,; in these cases, though, probably all could default to Job.

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Brandyn Whittington | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Mar 13 2017 1:08 PM

Hey Randy! Thank you for bringing this to our attention. While a fix isn't guaranteed, I'll get word to our team to see if one is possible. 

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JT (alabama24) | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Mar 13 2017 2:45 PM

Randy Ehle:
both point to the most recent book referenced

Yeah... That is unlikely to be fixed. Tongue Tied

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Jan Krohn | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Mar 14 2017 10:20 AM

I don't think that the processor for the references requires a massively complex logic. It's a book about Job, so all verses without context should reference to Job, and not the previous referenced book.

That'd probably not fix all errors, but surely a lot of them. Same for the Wiersbe study notes. Most verse references just point to random passages. Confused

Is it worth opening a User Voice request for that...?

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JT (alabama24) | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Mar 14 2017 7:15 PM

Jan Krohn:
It's a book about Job, so all verses without context should reference to Job, and not the previous referenced book.

That makes sense in THIS context, but not in most others. 

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