Search Panel Options

You can control the behavior and appearance of your search by using the Search Panel menu.  Access this menu by clicking on the menu icon  in the upper-right of the Search Panel.



  • Text Size slider — Change the default text size within the Search Panel.



  • Send Searches Here — Performs any new searches (e.g. from the Context menu) in the current tab of the Search panel, instead of opening a new tab for each search.
  • Match Case Makes your search case-sensitive, requiring search results to match the capitalization of your search query.
  • Match All Word Forms — Includes results of all forms of your search term in the search results. For example, results for a search for “love” would include “loved,” “lovely,” “loving,” etc.
  • Match equivalent references — Sets your search to include equivalent references to biblical themes, etc. For example, in a default Basic search, searches for <event creation>, <topic creation>, or <theme creation> yield different results. Selecting Match equivalent references combines the results of these searches.
  • Print/Export — Cmd+P (Mac), Ctrl+P (Windows) — Open the Print/Export dialog.
  • Save as Visual Filter — Saves your search query as a Visual Filter. A Visual Filter highlights search results within a resource.
  • Show Reading View — Opt+Cmd+R (Mac), F11 (Windows) — Toggles full screen view on and off.
  • Duplicate This Panel — Shift+Cmd+N (Mac), Ctrl+Shift+N (Windows) — Creates a copy of the panel in a new tab.
  • Float This Panel  Opt+Cmd+F (Mac), F11 (Windows) — Moves the panel to a floating window. (Dock This Panel returns the panel to the main Verbum window.)
  • Copy Location As — Opt+Cmd+C (Mac), Ctrl+Alt+C (Windows) — Copy a location to the clipboard in one of the available formats:

URL — A hyperlink for use in a word processing document, email message, or web page.

HTML — A fully formatted link ready to embed into a web page.

L4 — A link that opens Verbum directly, without requiring an Internet connection. This may not work in some applications.

WIKI — A link formatted for use on websites like

RL — A link formatted for use in a Reading List, at

  • Close — Cmd+W (Mac), Ctrl+F4 (Windows) — Closes the Search Panel.


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