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by Chaa006
Mon Sep 21, 2015 2:16 pm
Forum: Feature Request
Topic: Wrap/unwrap selected text in an element
Replies: 6
Views: 3148

Re: Wrap/unwrap selected text in an element

Adrian, that is very helpful (I have been searching the Help system in vain to try to find out how to achieve that) but it will not allow me to wrap a tag with attributes. For example, while Ctrl-E allows me to wrap 'name' around (e.g., 'Charles Thorndyke') to yield <name>Charles Thorndyke</name>, I...
by Chaa006
Fri Sep 13, 2013 6:00 pm
Forum: General XML Questions
Topic: Best XML structure
Replies: 7
Views: 2241

Re: Best XML structure

Thank you, Adrian. It is, unfortunately, the case that the scholarly conventions for representing the content of MSS require XML-like constructs, e.g. βασιλ<έως>, τοῦ νικερίτ<ου>· διὰ χειρὸς ἰω(άννου) τοῦ εὐτε<λοῦς> (καὶ) ξένου τοῦ κούλικ(ος)· (καὶ) οἱ ἀναγινωσκοντες (Note the <ου> and <λοῦς> compon...
by Chaa006
Fri Sep 13, 2013 3:20 pm
Forum: General XML Questions
Topic: Best XML structure
Replies: 7
Views: 2241

Re: Best XML structure

Unless I am misunderstanding you, Adrian, that is not what I would like to achieve. The master source is prepared using Microsoft Excel by a classics scholar, and it would (should) be his responsibility to identify which stretches of text are not in English (e.g., are in Greek, Latin, Hebrew and so ...
by Chaa006
Thu Sep 12, 2013 8:28 pm
Forum: General XML Questions
Topic: Best XML structure
Replies: 7
Views: 2241

Re: Best XML structure

Thank you, that is very useful information. I have a supplementary question, if I may ? The Excel spreadsheet is not monolingual, and contains text primarily in British English with intermixed polytonic Greek, Latin and Hebrew. Is it possible to surround the stretches of text in languages other than...

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