Difference between revisions of "FromThePage transcription conventions"

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

Revision as of 15:59, 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

-ā/-an
a<expan>n</expan>
-r/-er, as in "Remember": expand "e," silently lower "r"
<expan>e</expan>r
frō/from
fro<expan>m</expan>
Matie/Maiestie
Ma<expan>ies</expan>tie
-ō/-on
o<expan>n</expan>
Sr/Sir
S<expan>i</expan>r
yt/that
th<expan>a</expan>t
ye/the
the
ym/them
th<expan>e</expan>m
yn/then
th<expan>e</expan>n
-ū/-um
u<expan>m</expan>
wch/which
w<expan>hi</expan>ch
wth/with
w<expan>i</expan>th
yr/your
y<expan>ou</expan>r
yor/your
yo<expan>u</expan><sl>r