Difference between revisions of "Guess Case"

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These are the currently available Guess Case modes:
 
These are the currently available Guess Case modes:
  
* [[Guess Case Mode/Default Mode|Default]] - The standard mode for English titles.
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* [[Guess Case Mode/Sentence Mode|Sentence]] - Implements [[Guess Case]] functions for non-English languages: First word titled, lowercase for ''most'' of the other words.
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::Tries to make titles follow the [[Style/Language/English|English language guidelines]].
* [[Guess Case Mode/Classical Mode|Classical]] - Implements [[Guess Case]] functions for classical titles (inherits settings of the [[Guess Case Mode/Sentence Mode|sentence mode]]).
 
* [[Guess Case Mode/French Mode|French]] - Implements some peculiarities of the French language (inherits settings of [[Guess Case Mode/Sentence Mode|sentence mode]]).
 
  
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::This method capitalizes the first word of a sentence, but all the following words of the sentence are kept lowercase. This is close to the guidelines for a lot of non-English languages, but you should still look out for proper nouns and any other differences indicated in [[Style#Language_specific_guidelines|the appropriate language guideline]].
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::This method is very similar to the Sentence one, but a space is inserted before semicolons, colons, exclamation marks and question marks (;:!?) and text inside guillemets is padded with spaces too (« text »).

Revision as of 19:11, 23 May 2015

Guess case changes the capitalization to be closer to our language guidelines. While in most situations it is not perfect and the result will still needs some human corrections, it can save plenty of time.

Modes

These are the currently available Guess Case modes:

English
Tries to make titles follow the English language guidelines.
Sentence
This method capitalizes the first word of a sentence, but all the following words of the sentence are kept lowercase. This is close to the guidelines for a lot of non-English languages, but you should still look out for proper nouns and any other differences indicated in the appropriate language guideline.
French
This method is very similar to the Sentence one, but a space is inserted before semicolons, colons, exclamation marks and question marks (;:!?) and text inside guillemets is padded with spaces too (« text »).