Difference between revisions of "FromThePage transcription conventions"

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</pre>
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==FromTheTable/Dromio crosswalk==
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{| class="wikitable" style="margin-left: auto;"
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|-
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! Dromio tag
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! FromThePage tag
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! Used for
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|-
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| add
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| supplied
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| text added later, at the custodial stage
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|-
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| brev-p
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| p&lt;expan&gt;re&lt;/expan&gt; (etc.)
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| special p
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|-
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| brev-y
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| &lt;expan&gt;th&lt;/expan&gt;
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| thorn letter
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|-
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| catchword
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| catchword
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| catchwords
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|-
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| del
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| del
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| cancelled or crossed out text
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|-
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| ex
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| expan
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| expansions
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|-
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| gap
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| gap
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| gap in text due to damage, etc.
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|-
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| graphic
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| figure
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| illustrations, etc.
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|-
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| heading
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| == ==
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| headings
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|-
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| ins
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| add
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| intralineal insertions
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|-
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| label
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| marginalia
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| marginal notes
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|-
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| macron
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| do not tag
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| macrons or tildes above characters
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|-
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| metamark
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| do not transcribe
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| metamarks
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|-
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| note
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| use notes box below the transcription field
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| transcribers' notes
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|-
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| sl
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| do not tag
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| superscript text to be silently lowered
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|-
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| sup
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| sup
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| superscript text not to be lowered
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|-
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| unclear
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| unclear
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| unclear or uncertain text
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|}

Revision as of 14:38, 23 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>
Abbrev.PNG


Addition
Used for intralineally inserted text, often written above crossed out text.
<add></add>
in a stew pan ^ <add>over a stove</add>
Ins.PNG


Catchword
Used for catchwords in the text.
<catchword></catchword>
<catchword>being</catchword></add>
Catchword.PNG


Deletion
Used for text that has been cancelled or crossed out. Illegible letters can be replaced by periods.
<del></del>
<del>his</del>
Del.PNG


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>
Marginalia.PNG


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
Softbreak.PNG


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
<expan>tha</expan>t
ye/the
<expan>th</expan>e
ym/them
<expan>the</expan>m
yn/then
<expan>the</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

FromTheTable/Dromio crosswalk

Dromio tag FromThePage tag Used for
add supplied text added later, at the custodial stage
brev-p p<expan>re</expan> (etc.) special p
brev-y <expan>th</expan> thorn letter
catchword catchword catchwords
del del cancelled or crossed out text
ex expan expansions
gap gap gap in text due to damage, etc.
graphic figure illustrations, etc.
heading == == headings
ins add intralineal insertions
label marginalia marginal notes
macron do not tag macrons or tildes above characters
metamark do not transcribe metamarks
note use notes box below the transcription field transcribers' notes
sl do not tag superscript text to be silently lowered
sup sup superscript text not to be lowered
unclear unclear unclear or uncertain text