F1 Self-Evaluation Project Explanations/pages 121-130

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This is the beginning of a magazine article, and they normally are formatted as Chapters, so precede the heading with 4 blank lines and precede the body with 2 blank lines.

There are 3 parts to the heading; each is wrappable, so block tags (Block Quote or no-wrap) are not appropriate. However, we don't want the three parts running together, so leave a blank line between each of them.

Only the italics in the heading should be tagged; the title looks bold because it's in a larger font, which we do not mark; and the author's name is not in small-caps.

Treat the first word of the article as normal text, not as small-caps.

Place the Illustration tag and the illustration's caption in a paragraph break. The caption is entirely in italics, including the ending period.


Since there are paragraph breaks on this page, place the Illustration tags and their captions in those breaks. Those captions are in upper-case, not small-caps. The illustrations can be moved so that they are in sequence but the F2 key has them out of sequence at the moment.


Two paragraphs in the first column are in a smaller font, surrounded by extra white space. The text is wrappable, so this is a classic Block Quote.

The italics at the end of the page must be closed there, even though it's obvious that they continue on the next page.


Since there are no paragraph breaks on this page, place the Illustration tag on the very first line, preceded by an asterisk and followed by a blank line.

The illustration's caption is in mixed-small caps. It's a complete sentence for formatting purposes, so the period goes INSIDE the tags.

The very first word in the page is in italics, so enclose it in those tags. The italicized word in parentheses also is in italics, but the parentheses are containers and should not be in the tags. (When both parentheses are within an italicized phrase or sentence, they would be included in the tags; but that's not the case here.)


This is a somewhat tricky page, so analyse it by breaking it down into smaller pieces.

It is the beginning of a magazine article, so it should be formatted as a Chapter, preceded by 4 blank lines.

The illustration at the top is below the title, so the Illustration tag belongs below the title also. The formatter chose to place it below the author's name in order to keep that name near the title.

The "BY" and the author's name were separated for decorative purposes in the book, but treated as wrappable text here; the Post-Processor may decide to rearrange that. The byline text itself is in italics and considered a complete sentence, so all of it, including the ending period, go in one set of italics.

"CHAPTER I" is not a chapter of the magazine, only of the article, so treat it as a Section heading: 2 blank lines before it (the same ones that separate the article's heading from the body) and 1 blank line after.

The ornate "M" could be considered to be an illustration, but that's project-dependent. If the Project Comments don't mention it, ASK in the Project Discussion. In any case, the first word of the article should be "Mr.", not "r."

This page came from an issue of Strand magazine, which contains several separate articles or stories written by various authors. The copyright notice at the bottom is usually formatted as a footnote with no reference letter or number. Even though anyone Post-Processing a magazine will know about such credits, it's advisable to include a [**note] to remind the PP'er that this is not a normal footnote and it lacks an anchor in the text.


A full-page illustration. Precede the Illustration tag with a blank line to ensure it doesn't get wrapped with the text on the preceding page, and enclose all of the text for the illustration within the tag.

"Plate II." is in mixed-case small-caps. Since it's right-justified, enclose it in no-wraps.

"Page 22." is in italics and also is right-justified. Enclose it in its own set of no-wraps.

The main caption is wrappable; most of it is in upper-case, but the "M." is an abbreviation for "meters", is in (upper-case) small-caps, and the period belongs with the abbreviation, as it stands for the omitted letters.

Ignore the small letters floating around the illustration itself, as they are part of the illustration.

The key was printed as a list, so enclose it in no-wraps. The letters in the key are complete sentences for formatting purposes, so the periods go INSIDE the italics tags.


This page was correct in P3 and requires no further formatting.


There's no ideal way to format a page like this: there are three illustrations, but the two at the bottom share a caption, so placing that caption in a single Illustration tag allows the Post-Processor to decide just how to arrange the page. The credit line at the bottom applies to all of the illustrations on the page, and is intended to be with them, so placing it within the lower Illustration tag ensures it'll stay with them.


Each line of the quotation starts with a capitalized letter, so it's verse and should be enclosed in no-wraps.

Normally, the footnote at the bottom should not be marked in boldface, as there's no other text on the same line, much less text in a different weight. (The superscript reference doesn't count.) However, if you were formatting this in the actual project from which it was taken, and subsequently saw the next page in this Self-Evaluation project, where the footnote contains two numbers, one in bold and one not in bold, it would be appropriate to review the Project Comments and Discussion to find out how a reference like this one (with just one number in bold) should be formatted. If you don't find an answer, ASK, because it's pretty obvious that the author wanted those numbers in bold for a reason.


See the comments about the footnote in example 129, above. The first page number in this footnote must be tagged in bold, the second one not tagged; and the abbreviation "n." including its period, is in italics.