[sword-devel] Calvin's Commentaries and empty footnotes

Luke Plant L.Plant.98 at cantab.net
Tue Feb 5 13:43:46 MST 2008

On Friday 11 January 2008 00:46:49 Luke Plant wrote:
> On Thursday 10 January 2008 22:23:48 Barry Drake wrote:
> > Hi Troy ..........
> >
> > Troy A. Griffitts wrote:
> > > Try adding this to the .conf file:
> > > GlobalOptionFilter=OSISFootnotes
> >
> > Arrrgh .....  thanks Troy for your patience!  One of us ought to
> > have spotted that one.  I've put SwordReader back to using
> > stripText because our method doesn't make anything of the footnote
> > tags - just shows them in the raw.  Otherwise, it's just fine. 
> > Thanks .... and thankyou Luke for a really useful module.
> I'm sorry, I actually thought of this and put that line in my .conf,
> but forgot to tell anyone.  The reason I forgot to mention this is
> that it still doesn't work for me.  In fact, the module does not show
> that it has any options available in BibleTime (as if it simply did
> not recognise GlobalOptionFilter=OSISFootnotes).  I'm using latest
> BibleTime (1.6.5, from CVS).  How do you get the footnotes to show? I
> see (1) in superscript, but only in KJV can I succeed in actually
> seeing the note (I have to select the small bit of text that contains
> the (1)).  I have the same problem with ESV -- I see the (1), but
> can't get the note to show.

For the sake of the archives:  I discovered this was related to the 
BibleTime theme.  Changing away from the 'High Contrast' theme fixed 


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