Creating A Link From Multiple Scriptures To The Same Note/Journal Entry

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rnetty
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Creating A Link From Multiple Scriptures To The Same Note/Journal Entry

Postby rnetty » Sun Oct 23, 2016 10:37 am

Has anyone found a way to create links from multiple scriptures to the same note/journal entry?

For example, I've created a note with some thoughts about the keys to the ministering of angels. I'd like to create links in D&C 13:1, D&C 84:26, and D&C 107:20 back to this same note, but can't seem to find a way to do that. It seems all I can do is create duplicates of this note, one for each verse.

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Re: Creating A Link From Multiple Scriptures To The Same Note/Journal Entry

Postby lmcguire » Sun Oct 23, 2016 3:36 pm

There is no way to link to a Journal entry. There's also no way to tag them. :( The best you can do is put the journal entry and highlighted scriptures into the same notebook (or copy the journal entry, or a note about its existence, into notes on the highlighted scriptures).

It would be very nice if they would treat journal entries the same as any other text in the app.

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Re: Creating A Link From Multiple Scriptures To The Same Note/Journal Entry

Postby mream » Wed Dec 07, 2016 10:56 am

You can tag a journal entry in the web browser version.

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Re: Creating A Link From Multiple Scriptures To The Same Note/Journal Entry

Postby lmcguire » Wed Dec 07, 2016 11:25 am

mream wrote:You can tag a journal entry in the web browser version.

Oh, you can in the app too! You prompted me to go look for hidden ways, and I found it. First, you open the journal entry for editing, then you trigger the menu (sometimes via an icon with three squares in a vertical line, sometimes with the device's menu button). Up pops an option: "Tag". Tap that, pick your tags, et voila!

Thanks, mream!

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Re: Creating A Link From Multiple Scriptures To The Same Note/Journal Entry

Postby mream » Wed Dec 07, 2016 11:28 am

thank you, lmcguire. that's new for me

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Re: Creating A Link From Multiple Scriptures To The Same Note/Journal Entry

Postby george.bradley » Wed Mar 01, 2017 10:11 am

Just checking, there is no linking currently in the Gospel Library scriptures. The lds.org has the linking but gospel library still does not correct.


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