Save a favorite article, passage, search result, or other tool so you can find them again easily.
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The Favorites panel is a way to save and organize resources and tools for easy access.
Click the Tools icon and enter Favorites in the search bar.
To open a book from the Favorites panel, either click it or drag it into the layout as desired. Dragging a folder with multiple items into the layout opens each item as a panel, or you can click the folder’s more icon and select Open all or Open all in a floating window.
Add a Link
There are two ways to add an open book, guide, or other panel to Favorites:
- You can click the Add button on the Favorites toolbar and select the desired panel or, depending on the type of panel, a link to the passage it refers to. This method will add the Favorite link into the most recently accessed part of the list
- Or you can drag the tab into the Favorites panel to the exact place you want the link to be
Note: Documents and program shortcuts can also be dragged to the Favorites panel.
Alternatively, you can add a favorite directly from a book itself. First, open the book's sidebar by clicking the sidebar icon . Then in the menu, click the Favorites icon . Finally, click Add and select your book from the dropdown.
Click the Add dropdown on the Favorites toolbar and select New Folder. Enter a name for your folder (e.g. Covenant). Drag and drop a favorite onto the folder name to file it there.
Reorder your favorites, including folders, by dragging them within the list. To select multiple folders or items, hold Ctrl (Windows) or Cmd (Mac) while selecting them and then drag. You can also drag folders to place them within other folders.
To quickly locate a particular book or folder from your favorites, simply open the Favorites panel and begin typing the book or folder name in the search bar.
Delete a Favorite
Right-click an entry on the Favorites panel and select Delete.
Find Favorites Within a Specific Book
In addition, you can also access your favorites from within a book itself, making it easy to locate all of your favorites within a specific book, even if they’re in different folders. To find favorites within a specific book, open the book and open its sidebar by clicking the sidebar icon . Then in the menu, click the Favorites icon . From here, you can see all of your favorites within that book.
Quick links are quick-access temporary favorites that can be called up with a keystroke. You can have up to nine quick links at a time.
Quick links are stored in the Quick Links folder which is a sub-folder under the Application folder at the top of the Favorites panel. The Quick Links folder contains nine quick link placeholders.
Set a Quick Link
Click Set link on an available quick link to set the active resource at its current location. You can also drag the resource tab to an available quick link number or press the corresponding shortcut keys to set it (Ctrl+Alt+Shift (Windows) or Cmd+Option+Shift (Mac) while pressing the number of the quick link you want to set).
For example: To set John 15:1 as a quick link (we'll use link 5), open a Bible to this location (if you have not already done so). Click Set link on quick link location 5 or drag the tab to Set link 5 or press Ctrl+Alt+Shift+5 (Windows) or Cmd+Option+Shift+5 (Mac).
Note: You can also set a quick link to a Favorite by dragging one of your favorites to a quick link location.
Alternatively, you can set a quick link directly from an active book. Open the book and click the sidebar icon . Then in the menu, click the Favorites icon . Under Quick Links, click Set link on an available quick link to set the active book at its current location. You can also press the corresponding shortcut keys to set it (Ctrl+Shift (Windows) or Cmd+Option+Shift (Mac) while pressing the number of the quick link you want to set).
Open a Book at a Quick Link
When the Favorites panel is open, click an assigned quick link or drag it to your desired place in the layout to open the book, document, etc. to the saved location. You can also open it using the shortcut keys (Ctrl+[Quick Link number] (Windows) or Cmd+[Quick Link number] (Mac)).
For example: To open John 15:1 in the Bible you set up as a quick link, click the link in the Favorites panel or press Ctrl+5 (Windows) or Cmd+5 (Mac).
Alternatively, if you already have your book open, you can open a quick link directly from the book's sidebar. Click the sidebar icon and then in the menu, click the Favorites icon . Then, just click the quick link you want to open or open it using the shortcut keys (Ctrl+[Quick Link number] (Windows) or Cmd+[Quick Link number] (Mac)).
Remove a Quick Link
To remove a quick link, right-click it and click Delete.
Rename a Quick Link
To rename a quick link, right-click it and click Rename. You will then be able to enter a new name for the quick link.
Replace a Quick Link
You can replace a book in a quick link location by dragging the new book to the location of the quick link you want to replace or re-entering the keystroke command for the new book.
For example: To replace John 15:1 with a new Bible reference, drag the tab to the quick link location or press Ctrl+Shift+5 (Windows) or Cmd+Option+Shift+5 (Mac).