Add personal cross-references in links

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Add personal cross-references in links

Postby eeancrawford » Sat Mar 09, 2013 2:25 pm

Is it possible to create links or cross-references from one scripture to another on the LDS.org online version of the scriptures? I can do it in my gospel library app on my iPhone, but I can't seem to figure out how to do it, or if it's even possible to do it on the LDS.org online version of the scriptures. Interestingly, my personal cross-references that I created on my iPhone app show up in my Notes and Journal on the LDS.org website. I just can't figure out how to create the links/cross-references when I'm reading the scriptures online and not on my iPhone app.

I submitted the above question to the LDS.org website feedback system. The response I received was to "see the Notes and Journal help pages at: https://ue.ldschurch.org/ldsapphelp/not ... l_help.htm. If you still have questions, please post them on the LDSTech Forum."

I read all of the help pages at the above web address and couldn't find an answer. I also searched the entire "Notes and Journal, and Online Scriptures" forum here on LDS Tech without finding an answer either.

I apologize if this answer is obvious and I'm just dense. Thanks for any help!

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Re: Add personal cross-references in links

Postby canadian0507 » Mon May 26, 2014 5:30 am

As far as I can tell, personal cross-references can only be created from the mobile apps (I have Gospel Library for Android and it's available there, too). I would really like to see this feature on the website lds.org, too!

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Re: Add personal cross-references in links

Postby amespj » Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:56 am

I prefer to do my studying on my computer at my desk, because the use of keyboard and larger font size is easier, but then I like to have those notes with me on my mobile devices when I'm not at home. Since personal links can't be viewed on all devices it's sort of pointless to create them at all.

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Re: Add personal cross-references in links

Postby sbradshaw » Sat Aug 23, 2014 7:12 pm

amespj wrote:Since personal links can't be viewed on all devices it's sort of pointless to create them at all.

I think that they can be viewed on all devices, they just can't be added or edited on all devices.
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Re: Add personal cross-references in links

Postby PamelaBonta » Tue Nov 18, 2014 9:13 am

Links can be viewed online when created in the apps, but not yet created online. I was told that the eventual goal is that all of the study tools will have the same capabilities, but since there are so many variable that determine when and if updates are made, it is on ongoing process. Since everything syncs to the LDS Cloud, when a new feature is made available on a device that it was not previously available on, any annotations should also sync with the new device.

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Re: Add personal cross-references in links

Postby kandygardner » Sat Feb 07, 2015 9:04 am

Has a feature for cross-referencing been added to lds tools yet? I love the scripture chains that I have written in my margins and right now it is easier to be in my books flipping back and forth than on lds tools trying to go back and forth. There has got to be an easier way to do scripture chains and cross referencing.

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Re: Add personal cross-references in links

Postby jdlessley » Sat Feb 07, 2015 6:39 pm

kandygardner wrote:Has a feature for cross-referencing been added to lds tools yet?

You will have to ask that question in the appropriate LDS Tools operating system forum. Each operating system that has LDS Tools developed for it is a separate version. The development level and therefore the features available are not at the same level in each version. Each version of LDS Tools has its own forum.
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Have you tried finding your answer on the LDS.org Help Center page or the LDSTech wiki?

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Re: Add personal cross-references in links

Postby russellhltn » Sat Feb 07, 2015 8:23 pm

kandygardner wrote:Has a feature for cross-referencing been added to lds tools yet?

I think you're referring to Gospel Library app. LDS Tools has nothing to do with scriptures.
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Re: Add personal cross-references in links

Postby tbarron97 » Wed Dec 30, 2015 8:33 am

This question has been floating out there for almost three years. Do we still not have the ability to use the study tools on lds.org to create a personal cross reference to another scripture? That seems so basic!

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Re: Add personal cross-references in links

Postby PamelaBonta » Wed Dec 30, 2015 9:53 am

Nope, no cross links. Only in the mobile apps, not online Notes.


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