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kb:name_parsing [2017/11/22 07:56]
bwiernik Moved name-part parsing from playground to its own page
kb:name_parsing [2017/11/22 07:57] (current)
bwiernik Change MLZ to Juris-M
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 There is a small square icon to the right of each name (just before the **(+)** and **(-)** buttons used to add and remove creators). Clicking on the square icon will toggle the name between //​single-field mode// and //two-field mode//. There is a small square icon to the right of each name (just before the **(+)** and **(-)** buttons used to add and remove creators). Clicking on the square icon will toggle the name between //​single-field mode// and //two-field mode//.
  
-  * In single-field mode, the field content is not parsed when generating citations. ((In the Multilingual Zotero ​(MLZ) variant of official Zotero, single-field names are parsed into subunits by splitting the field on pipe ("​**|**"​) characters. In official Zotero, the field is printed exactly as written.)) This mode is ordinarily used for institutional names. +  * In single-field mode, the field content is not parsed when generating citations. ((In the Juris-M (formerly ​Multilingual Zotero/MLZ) variant of official Zotero, single-field names are parsed into subunits by splitting the field on pipe ("​**|**"​) characters. In official Zotero, the field is printed exactly as written.)) This mode is ordinarily used for institutional names. 
-  * In two-field mode, the field is parsed to (even) smaller parts when generating citations. Two-field mode should ordinarily be used for personal names. //This includes Asian names!// The CSL processor in Zotero can correctly format names in a variety of languages, ((Chinese and Japanese names will render correctly in official Zotero. Names in some languages (Khmer and Myanmar being two examples) are not yet handled correctly by official Zotero; users with special requirements may wish to explore ​Multilingual Zotero (MLZ), which is able to apply precise name formatting rules across all language domains.)) and across all citation styles; but this flexibility requires correctly entered data. It is not a good practice to "​force"​ a particular form by selecting single-field mode unnecessarily.+  * In two-field mode, the field is parsed to (even) smaller parts when generating citations. Two-field mode should ordinarily be used for personal names. //This includes Asian names!// The CSL processor in Zotero can correctly format names in a variety of languages, ((Chinese and Japanese names will render correctly in official Zotero. Names in some languages (Khmer and Myanmar being two examples) are not yet handled correctly by official Zotero; users with special requirements may wish to explore ​Juris-M, which is able to apply precise name formatting rules across all language domains.)) and across all citation styles; but this flexibility requires correctly entered data. It is not a good practice to "​force"​ a particular form by selecting single-field mode unnecessarily.
  
 == Name-part parsing == == Name-part parsing ==
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 In two-field mode only, personal names are parsed into five separate parts for formatting purposes. Here they are, with a brief explanation of each: In two-field mode only, personal names are parsed into five separate parts for formatting purposes. Here they are, with a brief explanation of each:
  
-  * //Family name:// The family or clan name of an individual is the primary "​family name" in Zotero: ((In some other countries, individuals have no family or clan name, but only given names. Formatting conventions in such countries vary. In Myanmar and Cambodia, the entire set of names is always written in formal contexts (including citations). In Mongolia, it is customary to handle the bare patronymic in the same way as a "​family"​ name. Where names with special requirements must be handled frequently, ​Multilingual Zotoero ​may be worth a look.))+  * //Family name:// The family or clan name of an individual is the primary "​family name" in Zotero: ((In some other countries, individuals have no family or clan name, but only given names. Formatting conventions in such countries vary. In Myanmar and Cambodia, the entire set of names is always written in formal contexts (including citations). In Mongolia, it is customary to handle the bare patronymic in the same way as a "​family"​ name. Where names with special requirements must be handled frequently, ​Juris-M ​may be worth a look.))
     * The family name of "Sam Spade" is "​Spade"​.     * The family name of "Sam Spade" is "​Spade"​.
     * The family name of "​Jeremy Atticus Finch" is "​Finch"​.     * The family name of "​Jeremy Atticus Finch" is "​Finch"​.
kb/name_parsing.txt · Last modified: 2017/11/22 07:57 by bwiernik