Every tier is assigned to a tier type. The tier type specifies the stereotypical constraints (and, as a consequence, whether or not the tiers are time-alignable).
Information about the relationship between tiers is given in two different places: for each individual tier it is given in the Section 2.4.1), and for all tiers belonging to one tier type it is given in the window (this section), i.e.:dialog window (see
window: specify the parent tier of the individual tier.
window: specify the stereotypical constraints of tiers belonging to one type.
To create a tier type, do the following:
Click on themenu.
Either go to. In the latter case, click on the tier type that you want to change when the dialog window appears:
Figure 2.6. Add a tier type
Enter a label for the new type
Select the stereotypical constraint:
Associate the new type with a Lexicon Service and Lexicon Entry Field via this option
Associate the new type with an ISO Data Category via this option
Ignore this option
Enter the following information:
After you have selected a stereotypical constraint, ELAN automatically enters the correct value next to the box.
Clickto save the settings; otherwise click to exit the window without saving them.