How to use PreachingToday.com
- How does My Cabinet work?
- What if I still have questions?
- How do I find content that fits a particular Bible text?
- How do I find content that fits lectionary texts?
- How do I find content for a certain topic?
- How do I find sermons?
- How do I search to get the best results?
- How can I refine my search or do an advanced search?
- How do I find the right topics to search on each type of content?
- How do I get only the content closest to what I really need? How do I use filters?
- How do I search by multiple words or phrases?
- How do I narrow my search when there are too many results to display?
- I think you have a lot of content for my topic, but I'm getting very few results. Why?
- How do I copy illustrations or other content from PreachingToday.com into my sermon manuscript?
- How do I get a sermon once I've found one I'm interested in?
- How do I set up an 'alert'?
How do I copy illustrations or other content from PreachingToday.com into my sermon manuscript?
Highlight the desired text, copy it (in Windows, Ctrl + C), and paste it (in Windows, Ctrl + V) into your Word document or other file.
When copying an illustration, we recommend you copy text from only the body of the illustration, since the box at the top of each illustration (containing the Topics, Filters, References, and Tone) will come into your Word document as a table. Some subscribers find it easier to use the Printer-friendly View, which is in the upper-right corner of each illustration, sermon, or article. Click on either the icon or link that looks like this:
When copying from a sermon, if you have trouble copying and pasting from the PDF file, the problem may be that you have an old version of Adobe Acrobat on your computer. You can download the newest version at no charge here.
With the sermon PDF file open, be sure that the "select tool" is on (menu | tools | select & zoom | select tool), then highlight the desired text, copy it (in Windows, Ctrl + C), and paste it (in Windows, Ctrl + V) into your Word document or other file. The text will be editable.
If this does not work, you can use the Snapshot function in Adobe Reader. (Snapshot copies a picture of the text, but the text will not be editable.) If a Snapshot will serve your purpose, choose the Snapshot Tool: (menu | tools | select & zoom | snapshot tool), and then highlight the desired text. Paste the Snapshot into the Word file where desired.