Media Tool

The Media tool helps you easily create slides from media in your Verbum library.

Note: Available in packages Starter and above.

 

Get Started

You can access the Media tool from:

  • The Tools menu — Click the Media tool to search or browse for media.
  • A Media Search — Search for media.
  • The Media Collections guide — Find media associated with a specific passage.
  • The Context menu — Start with highlighted text from a Bible or other resource.

 

From the Tools menu

  1. Click the Tools icon Tools icon > Content > Media, or click the Tools icon Tools icon and type media in the search box. The Media tool will appear in a new panel.

Open the Media Tool in Verbum

 

From Search

  1. Open the Search tool and select the Media search type.
  2. Type a search query and press Enter. You can also customize your search by specifying the media type or resources to search.
  3. Clicking a media item opens it in the Media tool.

 

From the Media Collections guide

  1. Click the Guides icon Guides icon to open the Guides menu.
  2. Type media in the search box and press Enter.
  3. Select Media Collections.

 

From the Context menu

  1. Select the text you want to place on a slide.
  2. Right-click the text, and choose Selection on the left side of the Context menu. Then, select Visual Copy on the right side of the Context menu.1 Create Visual Copy From Context Menu
  1. Verbum will open the Media tool and generate a slide displaying the text you’ve highlighted.
  2. To change the slide style, click the Slides icon Cover View icon in the upper right and make a selection.

 

Using the Media Tool

2 Media Tool Overview

 

Search

Enter a search query in the Search box.

Note: Depending on how you've launched the Media tool (such as from the Context menu), you may need to click Find Media in the top left before you see a search box. 

You can search for a biblical passage, author, location, tag, and more. To refine your search:

  • Enter another query in the Search box. Each query you’ve entered will be displayed at the top of the content window. Remove a search query by clicking the X next to it.
    3 Search For Moses Media

  • You can choose to show only media objects you’ve uploaded by clicking Logos Media and selecting User Media.

Note: The ability to upload media is only available in packages Bronze and above.

Perform this search in Verbum

 

Browse

Select categories or tags from the sidebar on the left. You can select multiple categories or tags to refine the displayed results.

To sort media results, click Recently Used and select your desired sort method. 4 Sort Media Results

 

Customize Your Slide

You can customize a media slide in Verbum before exporting it to your preferred presentation software. 

  • Select your preferred slide dimensions from the Format dropdown.

    5 Change Slide Dimensions

  • Place text on the slide by clicking the Body Text box and typing or pasting the desired text.

    6 Adjust Body Text

  • You can change the text font, size, color, and style using the toolbar at the top.

    7 Change Text Style

 

Export a Slide

Save as

You can save your slide as an image file by clicking Save as… in the Media browser toolbar. Enter the title, select a file location and filetype, then click Save.

 

Send to

You can send your slide directly to a sermon file within Verbum, Faithlife Proclaim, or Powerpoint/Keynote by clicking Send To and making a selection.

 

Print/Export

You can print your slide and export to PDF or other filetypes by clicking Print. A new window will appear providing you with print and export options.

 

Share

  • Share your slide on social media by clicking one of the social media icons 8 Social Media Icons. An internet browser will appear providing you with sharing options.
  • Insert your slide into an email by clicking the email icon Email Copy icon. This will open your slide as an attachment in your default email client.

 

Upload Media

Note: The ability to upload media is only available in packages Bronze and above.

Use the Media browser to upload media to your Verbum library. Click Upload Media and select the file you want. Verbum will generate a slide from the selected file. You can change the slide dimensions and add text or tags. Your uploaded file will appear in future media searches when you search User Media.

9 Search User Media

Note: We strongly advise using PNG files. While the digital asset manager can handle all standard image types, some types are automatically converted to the PNG format, which can increase the file size. This can create problems since the current maximum file size is 25 mb. You can easily convert images to PNG format using a variety of freely available tools.

 

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