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Revision as of 09:37, 12 February 2021

Abbreviation
Used for expansions. The original text--which can include tagged and/or unicode characters--goes between the tags, and the expanded text--which cannot include any tags--goes in an expan attribute.
<abbr></abbr>
<abbr expan="Maiestie">Ma<sup>tie</sup></abbr>
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Addition
Used for intralineally inserted text, often written above crossed out text.
<add></add>
in a stew pan ^ <add>over a stove</add>
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Catchword
Used for catchwords in the text.
<catchword></catchword>
<catchword>being</catchword></add>
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Deletion
Used for text that has been cancelled or crossed out. Illegible letters can be replaced by periods.
<del></del>
<del>his</del>
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Figure
Used for figures, drawings, horizontal lines, etc.
<fig></fig>
<fig>Three small horizontal stems with flowers and buds; left is red and blue, middle is red, right is red and blue.</fig>
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Gap
Used for a gap in the transcription for reasons other than deletion (e.g. due to damage to the page). Illegible letters can be replaced by periods.
<gap></gap>
shipp <gap>...</gap>
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Heading
Used for obvious headings.
== ==
==A Ham.==
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Marginalia
Used for any kind of marginal note, including footnotes, glosses, or summaries.
<marginalia></marginalia>
<marginalia>to Kensington</marginalia>
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Soft break
Used for words that break across a line.
<lb break="no"></lb>
to your tast; put into euery Bott<lb break="no">=</lb>
ell a peece of Lemmon Pill
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Superscript
Used for superscript text.
<sup></sup>
xl<sup>s</sup>
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Supplied
Used for text added at the custodial stage, by booksellers, librarians, etc. This tag is not used for text added later by the author(s) or by contemporary readers.
<supplied></supplied>
<supplied>Received 12-31-53
order no.B529</supplied>
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Unclear
Used for uncertain text. Transcriber should enter their best guess, with the option to replace individual letters with periods.
<unclear></unclear>
<unclear>a chicin P</unclear>
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