Under some circumstances it might be useful to combine the contents of two separate transcription files into a single one. To achieve this, follow these steps:
A dialog window appears:
If one of the files to be merged is currently opened, select
Choose the second file by clicking thebutton.
*.eaf file (i.e. as a result the second file's annotations
are followed by the first file's annotations).
(please note, the last annotation does not always end at the time the video
file ends but can occur before that time).
*.eaf file (hence after a given
Checkif you would like to add the media files from the second source to the list of linked files from the first source. This is helpful if you are merging two different projects which contain different media files.
Enter a file name for the result of the merge operation.
Click onMerge Transcriptions dialog window will appear:. A
Select the tiers of the second source file that you want to merge with the first file.
If there are common tiers in both files and you want those of the second file to overwrite those of the first, make sureis checked.
Click onto start merging.
When the merge procedure has been finished you can choose whether to open the result immediately in a new ELAN window: