Difference between revisions of "FromThePage transcription conventions"

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==Common abbreviations and expansions==
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:'''period metamark'''
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<pre style="min-height:38px; margin-left:2em">
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<metamark>.</metamark>
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</pre>
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:'''-ā/-an'''
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<pre style="min-height:38px; margin-left:2em">
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<macron>a<ex>na</ex></macron>
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</pre>
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:'''ā/ana''', used by Ward in prescriptions
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<pre style="min-height:38px; margin-left:2em">
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<macron>a<ex>na</ex></macron>
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</pre>
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:'''D<sup>r</sup>./Dr.'''
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<pre style="min-height:38px; margin-left:2em">
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D<sl>r</sl>.
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</pre>
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:'''-<sup>r</sup>./-er''', as in "Remember": expand "e," silently lower "r," period metamark
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<pre style="min-height:38px; margin-left:2em">
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<ex>e</ex><sl>r</sl><metamark>.</metamark>
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</pre>
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:'''frō/from'''
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<pre style="min-height:38px; margin-left:2em">
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fr<macron>o</macron><ex>m</ex>
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</pre>
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:'''Ma<sup>tie</sup>/Maiestie'''
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<pre style="min-height:38px; margin-left:2em">
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Ma<ex>ies</ex><sl>tie</sl>
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</pre>
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:'''M<sup>r</sup>./Mr.'''
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<pre style="min-height:38px; margin-left:2em">
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M<sl>r</sl>.
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</pre>
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:'''-ō/-on'''
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<pre style="min-height:38px; margin-left:2em">
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<macron>o<ex>n</ex></macron>
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</pre>
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:'''S<sup>r</sup>/Sir'''
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<pre style="min-height:38px; margin-left:2em">
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S<ex>i</ex><sl>r</sl>
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</pre>
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:'''y<sup>t</sup>/that'''
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<pre style="min-height:38px; margin-left:2em">
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<brev-y>th</brev-y><ex>a</ex><sl>t</sl>
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</pre>
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:'''y<sup>e</sup>/the'''
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<pre style="min-height:38px; margin-left:2em">
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<brev-y>th</brev-y><sl>e</sl>
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</pre>
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:'''y<sup>m</sup>/them'''
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<pre style="min-height:38px; margin-left:2em">
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<brev-y>th</brev-y><ex>e</ex><sl>m</sl>
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</pre>
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:'''y<sup>m</sup>/then'''
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<pre style="min-height:38px; margin-left:2em">
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<brev-y>th</brev-y><ex>e</ex><sl>n</sl>
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</pre>
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:'''-ū/-um'''
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<pre style="min-height:38px; margin-left:2em">
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<macron>u<ex>m</ex></macron>
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</pre>
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:'''w<sup>ch</sup>/which'''
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<pre style="min-height:38px; margin-left:2em">
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w<ex>hi</ex><sl>ch</sl>
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</pre>
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:'''w<sup>th</sup>/with'''
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<pre style="min-height:38px; margin-left:2em">
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w<ex>i</ex><sl>th</sl>
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</pre>
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:'''y<sup>r</sup>/your'''
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<pre style="min-height:38px; margin-left:2em">
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y<ex>ou</ex><sl>r</sl>
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</pre>
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:'''yo<sup>r</sup>/your'''
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<pre style="min-height:38px; margin-left:2em">
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yo<ex>u</ex><sl>r</sl>
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</pre>

Revision as of 15:51, 22 February 2021

Tags

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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Common abbreviations and expansions

period metamark
<metamark>.</metamark>
-ā/-an
<macron>a<ex>na</ex></macron>
ā/ana, used by Ward in prescriptions
<macron>a<ex>na</ex></macron>
Dr./Dr.
D<sl>r</sl>.
-r./-er, as in "Remember": expand "e," silently lower "r," period metamark
<ex>e</ex><sl>r</sl><metamark>.</metamark>
frō/from
fr<macron>o</macron><ex>m</ex>
Matie/Maiestie
Ma<ex>ies</ex><sl>tie</sl>
Mr./Mr.
M<sl>r</sl>.
-ō/-on
<macron>o<ex>n</ex></macron>
Sr/Sir
S<ex>i</ex><sl>r</sl>
yt/that
<brev-y>th</brev-y><ex>a</ex><sl>t</sl>
ye/the
<brev-y>th</brev-y><sl>e</sl>
ym/them
<brev-y>th</brev-y><ex>e</ex><sl>m</sl>
ym/then
<brev-y>th</brev-y><ex>e</ex><sl>n</sl>
-ū/-um
<macron>u<ex>m</ex></macron>
wch/which
w<ex>hi</ex><sl>ch</sl>
wth/with
w<ex>i</ex><sl>th</sl>
yr/your
y<ex>ou</ex><sl>r</sl>
yor/your
yo<ex>u</ex><sl>r</sl>