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transcriptions:rules [2019-12-26 10:41:02]
Ken Norman reworked the examples
transcriptions:rules [2020-07-24 21:11:27] (current)
Ken Norman added bullet for bold text on person names
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     * My transcriptions are posted online and, as such, the text needs to "​flow"​ based on screen size. Even so, some line breaks make perfect sense, such as when it's obvious that a new line is appropriate (lists, tabular data, etc.).     * My transcriptions are posted online and, as such, the text needs to "​flow"​ based on screen size. Even so, some line breaks make perfect sense, such as when it's obvious that a new line is appropriate (lists, tabular data, etc.).
   * **Inserted line breaks**: I may insert a line break when it makes the transcription more readable or more comprehensible. An example would be to begin a new line for each "​Item"​ in a will. Another example is when the original text is written in one long, continuous paragraph; in such a case I may break it into sections as content dictates.   * **Inserted line breaks**: I may insert a line break when it makes the transcription more readable or more comprehensible. An example would be to begin a new line for each "​Item"​ in a will. Another example is when the original text is written in one long, continuous paragraph; in such a case I may break it into sections as content dictates.
-  * **Punctuation**:​ No punctuation is added or removed, even if doing so would improve readability. Old documents (and images thereof) often have smudges or marks that are mistaken for punctuation. I'll ignore these when/if the context reasonably indicates they are not punctuation marks. ​+  * **Punctuation**:​ No punctuation is added or removed, even if doing so would improve readability. Old documents (and images thereof) often have smudges or marks that are mistaken for punctuation. I'll ignore these when/if the context reasonably indicates they are not punctuation marks
 +  * **Person Names**: I highlight all occurrences of people'​s names with bold text (e.g., **John Q. Public**) in order to make it easy for the reader to quickly scan a page to find them.
  
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