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{{Status|This is an <strike>[[Official Style Guideline|official style guideline]]</strike> Proposed Draft.}}
 
 
This guideline defines a track-specific application of the general [[Series Number Style|series number style]].
 
 
== Singular Part ==
 
 
When a track is one of a series of identically named tracks with a defined order, separate the [[Part Number|part number]] from the [[Track Title|track title]] by a comma and a space.
 
 
:'''"TrackTitle, Part 1"'''
 
:'''"TrackTitle, Part 1: PartName"'''
 
 
Alternative names for parts may be used, such as Section, or their non-English equivalents.
 
 
:'''"TrackTitle, Section 1"'''
 
:'''"TrackTitle, Sequence Three"'''
 
 
Per [[Abbreviation Style|abbreviation style]], abbreviations should not be used in titles. Therefore, abbreviations such as "Pt." should always be expanded to "Part" (or the equivalent in the applicable language).
 
 
== Multiple Parts ==
 
 
When multiple parts are present within the track, this should be indicated using the following styles:
 
 
:'''"TrackTitle, Parts 1-3"''' -- Three or more consecutive parts
 
:'''"TrackTitle, Parts One - Three"''' -- Three or more consecutive parts
 
:'''"TrackTitle, Parts 1 &amp; 2"''' -- Two consecutive parts
 
:'''"TrackTitle, Parts 1 &amp; 3"''' -- Two non-consecutive parts
 
:'''"TrackTitle, Parts 1, 3 &amp; 5"''' -- Three parts, where no parts are consecutive
 
:'''"TrackTitle, Parts 1, 3 &amp; 4"''' -- Three parts, where a range spanning more than two parts is not present
 
:'''"TrackTitle, Parts 1–3, &amp; 5"''' -- Four or more parts, containing a range spanning more than two parts as well as a non-consequtive part
 
:'''"TrackTitle, Parts One – Three, &amp; 5"''' -- Four or more parts, containing a range spanning more than two parts as well as a non-consequtive part
 
:'''"TrackTitle, Parts 1, Three – Five"''' -- Four or more parts, containing a range spanning more than two parts as well as a non-consequtive part
 
 
Titles such as "Part 1 and Part 2" and "Parts 1, 2, and 3" should be compressed into "Parts 1 &amp; 2" and "Parts 1–3".
 
 
== Punctuation ==
 
 
*The part section of the title should be formatted according to [[Subtitle Style|subtitle style]]. Thus, if there is an alternative dividing punctuation mark, such as a question mark (?) or an exclamation point (!), use that mark instead of the comma.
 
:'''"TrackTitle! Part 1"'''
 
:'''"TrackTitle? Part 1"'''
 
*"And" and other similar joining words should not be used. Rather, an ampersand (&amp;) should always be used, where applicable.
 
*A standard ASCII comma should always be used, not any other similar punctuation.
 
*For ranges, an en-dash (–) is preferred, but a standard ASCII hyphen-minus (-) (the key on most keyboards) is also accepted.
 
 
'''To type an en-dash:''' <br>
 
* Windows: Alt + 0150 (using the keypad, not the numbers at the top of the keyboard)
 
* OSX: Option key + hyphen-minus key
 
* Linux: Shift + Ctrl + u + 2013
 
 
== Spacing ==
 
 
*There should be no space before the comma.
 
*A space should always be present after the comma (or other dividing punctuation mark).
 
*A space should always be present on each side of the ampersand.
 
*A space should always be present on each side of the en-dash, with one exception. If the [[Series Number Style|series number style]] used consists only of numbers, such as "Parts 1–3", then no space should be used around the en-dash.
 
 
== Subtitles ==
 
 
Subtitles, if present, should be inserted in compliance with [[Subtitle Style|subtitle style]].
 
 
:'''"TrackTitle, Part 1: Subtitle"'''
 
:'''"TrackTitle, Parts 1-3: Common Subtitle"'''
 
:'''"TrackTitle, Parts 1: SubtitleA &amp; 3: SubtitleB"'''
 
 
== Exception to this Guideline ==
 
 
*If the title of a track is just "''Part 1''" or something similar, then this guideline should not apply. "''Part 1''" is then considered to be the [[Main Title|main title]] of the track and not the part number.
 
 
== Examples ==
 
 
*"''[[Track:36bd10fa-3214-4876-ab75-55b59f31606d|Flares, Part 3]]''"
 
*"''[[Track:9a414931-0cb3-48ec-861e-0c4c344199c5|09-15-00, Part One]]''"
 
*"''[[Track:d5590ff3-51d4-44db-89c6-0a2372524199|Creepin', Parts 1 &amp; 2]]''
 
*"''[[Track:fdd06153-56d0-420d-9130-8103723b2989|Train to Lamy Suite, Parts 1–3]]''"
 
*"''This Is a Trackname, Parts 1, 4 &amp; 5''"
 
 
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