Click here to load reader

ELAN - Linguistic Annotator

  • View
    218

  • Download
    1

Embed Size (px)

Text of ELAN - Linguistic Annotator

  • ELAN - Linguistic Annotator

    version 5.1

    This manual was last updated on 2017-12-20.

    The latest version can be downloadedfrom: https://tla.mpi.nl/tools/tla-tools/elan/.

    Original Author: Birgit Hellwig

    Updates for version 2 and higher: Dieter Van Uytvanck

    Updates for version 3.2.0 and higher: Micha Hulsbosch

    Updates for version 4.0.0: Aarthy Somasundaram and Micha Hulsbosch

    Updates for version 4.1.0: Maddalena Tacchetti and Aarthy Somasundaram

    Updates for version 4.1.1 and higher: Aarthy Somasundaram

    Updates for version 4.4.0 and higher: Jeroen Geerts

    The Language Archive, MPI for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

    https://tla.mpi.nl/tools/tla-tools/elan/

  • ELAN - Linguistic Annotator: version 5.1version 5.1This manual was last updated on 2017-12-20.

    The latest version can be downloaded from: https://tla.mpi.nl/tools/tla-tools/elan/.

    Original Author: Birgit Hellwig

    Updates for version 2 and higher: Dieter Van Uytvanck

    Updates for version 3.2.0 and higher: Micha Hulsbosch

    Updates for version 4.0.0: Aarthy Somasundaram and Micha Hulsbosch

    Updates for version 4.1.0: Maddalena Tacchetti and Aarthy Somasundaram

    Updates for version 4.1.1 and higher: Aarthy Somasundaram

    Updates for version 4.4.0 and higher: Jeroen Geerts

    https://tla.mpi.nl/tools/tla-tools/elan/

  • iii

    Table of ContentsIntroduction ....................................................................................................................... viii

    1. Notation Conventions .............................................................................................. viii2. Recent changes to this manual .................................................................................... ix

    I. USER'S GUIDE ............................................................................................................... 111. ELAN documents .................................................................................................... 12

    1.1. Basic Information .......................................................................................... 121.1.1. Media Files and Annotation Files .......................................................... 121.1.2. Special ELAN data folder .................................................................... 13

    1.2. How to start and manage documents ................................................................. 131.2.1. Selecting a user interface language ......................................................... 151.2.2. Creating a new document ..................................................................... 151.2.3. Set the author of a document ................................................................ 171.2.4. Synchronizing video files ..................................................................... 171.2.5. Opening an existing document .............................................................. 211.2.6. Re-open recently accessed files ............................................................. 221.2.7. Switching between multiple files ........................................................... 231.2.8. Saving a document .............................................................................. 231.2.9. Saving a selection as .eaf file ................................................................ 231.2.10. Merging transcriptions ....................................................................... 251.2.11. Saving a template .............................................................................. 271.2.12. Changing the links to media files ......................................................... 281.2.13. Creating automatic backups ................................................................. 291.2.14. Printing ........................................................................................... 311.2.15. Configuring the page settings (page setup) ............................................. 311.2.16. Previewing the printed pages ............................................................... 321.2.17. Opening a wave file in Praat ............................................................... 371.2.18. Exporting a selection to a wave file with Praat ........................................ 381.2.19. Closing a file ................................................................................... 381.2.20. Exiting ELAN .................................................................................. 38

    1.3. Editing preferences ........................................................................................ 391.4. Import and Export options .............................................................................. 46

    1.4.1. Export as ........................................................................................... 461.4.2. Import from ....................................................................................... 74

    1.5. Screen display and navigation through a document .............................................. 891.5.1. Basic Information: The ELAN window ................................................... 891.5.2. The Video Viewer .............................................................................. 901.5.3. The Annotation Density Viewer ............................................................ 921.5.4. The Waveform Viewer ........................................................................ 931.5.5. The Subtitle Viewer ............................................................................ 961.5.6. The Grid Viewer ................................................................................ 971.5.7. The Text Viewer ................................................................................ 981.5.8. The Lexicon Viewer ............................................................................ 991.5.9. The Comments Viewer ........................................................................ 991.5.10. The Metadata Viewer ......................................................................... 991.5.11. Audio And Video Recognizers ........................................................... 1001.5.12. The Timeline Viewer and the Interlinear Viewer .................................... 1011.5.13. The Tier Name panel ....................................................................... 1031.5.14. The Timeseries Viewer ..................................................................... 1041.5.15. The Menu options ........................................................................... 1091.5.16. The Media Player options ................................................................. 1101.5.17. The color coding ............................................................................. 1121.5.18. Increasing/decreasing the size of the ELAN window ............................... 1131.5.19. Switching Viewers on/off .................................................................. 1131.5.20. Show / Hide Specific Viewers ........................................................... 1131.5.21. Increasing/decreasing the size of Viewers ............................................. 114

  • ELAN - Linguistic Annotator

    iv

    1.5.22. Switching tiers on/off ....................................................................... 1151.5.23. Rearranging the order of tiers ............................................................ 1161.5.24. View tiers by Type/Participant/Annotator ............................................. 1171.5.25. Sorting tiers .................................................................................... 1181.5.26. Creating and applying tier sets ........................................................... 1191.5.27. Changing the time zoom ................................................................... 1211.5.28. Changing the vertical (intensity) zoom ................................................. 1221.5.29. Changing the font size ...................................................................... 1231.5.30. Font Browser .................................................................................. 1241.5.31. Importing and exporting preferences ................................................... 1251.5.32. Editing shortcuts ............................................................................. 1251.5.33. How to copy current time of the media ................................................ 126

    1.6. How to navigate through a document .............................................................. 1271.6.1. Accessing points in time ..................................................................... 1271.6.2. Going to the borders of a selection ....................................................... 1291.6.3. Jumping step by step through a document .............................................. 1301.6.4. Viewing a list of annotations within one tier (Grid Viewer) ....................... 1301.6.5. Jumping from annotation to annotation (Interlinear Viewer) ....................... 133

    1.7. How to play a document ............................................................................... 1341.7.1. Playing a document ........................................................................... 1341.7.2. Playing a selection ............................................................................ 1341.7.3. Playing around a selection .................................................................. 1351.7.4. Playing in slow motion ...................................................................... 1351.7.5. Changing playback rate and volume via the keyboard ............................... 136

    1.8. Adding comments to .eaf files ..

Search related