1.2.20. Exiting ELAN

To quit ELAN wand to close all opened windows, press CTRL+Q or do the following:

  1. Click on File menu.

  2. Click on Exit.

If you exit ELAN without having saved the changes (see Section 1.2.6), the Saving transcription dialog window appears, e.g.:

Save on exit

Figure 1.25. Save on exit


Checkmark the files for which you want the changes to be saved. Click OK to save the changes or click Cancel to return to ELAN.

This behaviour differs from earlier ELAN versions. Therefore you will be warned when exiting. If you don't want this warning again the next time, check Don't show this message again and click on OK.

Exit behavior

Figure 1.26. Exit behavior