2.9.11. Automatic labelling and numbering

Sometimes you don't want annotations to contain transcriptions of the media you are working on, but you rather want to label and number them for later processing. In ELAN this is accomplished by clicking Tier > Label And Number Annotations.... In the dialog as shown in Figure 2.82 you can select one or more tiers to provide labels and numbering.

Label and Numbering annotations

Figure 2.82. Label and Numbering annotations

The formatting options of the label and numbering include:

The result of the options is shown below the options in a blue box. This result is updated as you change the options.