[sword-devel] Pre-verse div and headings

Daniel Owens dcowens76 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 18:49:03 MST 2013


For what it's worth, VietNVB in the CrossWire repository has book 
intros, in case you want something to test.


On 2/22/13 9:24 AM, Nic Carter wrote:
> Quick question about introductions in modules:
> On 22/01/2013, at 2:07 AM, Troy A. Griffitts <scribe at crosswire.org> wrote:
>> OK, to clear this up technically.
>> setIntros() turns on and off the versification extra 'slots':
>> TSTMT BK CH:0 - chapter intro
>> TSTMT BK 0:0 - book intro
>> TSTMT 0 0:0 - testament intro
>> 0 0 0:0 - module intro
> Is there any way to detect if a module contains these introductions?
> Right now PocketSword will display chapter intros if they exist (well, in v1.4.3, which is currently "in review" with Apple).
> After that, I am thinking about the rest of these intros.
> Do I programmatically check 69 different locations (well, for Bibles with 66 books) to test for
> 66 lots of (book intro != NULL)
> 2 lots of (testament intro != NULL)
> 1 lot of (module intro != NULL)
> and then know whether to offer a user to select these intros to view?
> Or is there a simpler way of knowing if these exist?
> Also, is there an English module that contains various of these intros that I can use for testing purposes? (actually, non-English will work as well, but I just won't be able to read the content!)
> Thanks heaps, ybic
> 	nic...  :)
> ps: alternatively, I could check to see if I'm displaying chapter 1 & then include the book intro at the top.
> pps: along these lines, I could check if we're viewing the first book in a testament & then display the testament intro at the top as well?
> ppps: and, carrying on, check if we're viewing the first book in the first testament in a module, and display the module intro as well?
> pppps: However, all of these ps' will make things a little more messy for the reader...  :/
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