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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.
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This guideline defines a track-specific application of the general [[Series Number Style|series number style]].  
  
: '''"TrackTitle, Part 1"'''
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== Singular Part ==
: '''"TrackTitle, Part 1: PartName"'''
 
  
This guideline is a specification of the more general [[Series Number Style|series number style]]. See that page for principles (especially in which cases [[Artist Intent|artist intent]] overrides this guideline).  
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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.  
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:'''"TrackTitle, Part 1"'''
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:'''"TrackTitle, Part 1: PartName"'''
  
 
Alternative names for parts may be used, such as Section, or their non-English equivalents.  
 
Alternative names for parts may be used, such as Section, or their non-English equivalents.  
* Note that if the title of a track is just "''Part 1''" or similar then this guideline should not apply, because then "''Part 1''" is considered being the [[Main Title|main title]] of the track and not the [[Part Number|part number]].
 
* Also note that the [[Abbreviation Style|abbreviation style]] says that you should not use abbreviations in titles. So "Pt." should always be expanded to "Part" (assuming the [[Release Language|release language]] is English).
 
* Also note that the [[Part Name|part name]] must be formatted according to [[Subtitle Style|subtitle style]].
 
  
==Examples==
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:'''"TrackTitle, Section 1"'''
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:'''"TrackTitle, Sequence Three"'''
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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).
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== Multiple Parts  ==
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When multiple parts are present within the track, this should be indicated using the following styles:
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:'''"TrackTitle, Parts 1-3"''' -- Three or more consecutive parts
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:'''"TrackTitle, Parts One - Three"''' -- Three or more consecutive parts
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:'''"TrackTitle, Parts 1 &amp; 2"''' -- Two consecutive parts
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:'''"TrackTitle, Parts 1 &amp; 3"''' -- Two non-consecutive parts
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:'''"TrackTitle, Parts 1, 3 &amp; 5"''' -- Three parts, where no parts are consecutive
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:'''"TrackTitle, Parts 1, 3 &amp; 4"''' -- Three parts, where a range spanning more than two parts is not present
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:'''"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
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:'''"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
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:'''"TrackTitle, Parts 1, Three – Five"''' -- Four or more parts, containing a range spanning more than two parts as well as a non-consequtive part
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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".
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== Punctuation  ==
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*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.
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:'''"TrackTitle! Part 1"'''
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:'''"TrackTitle? Part 1"'''
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*"And" and other similar joining words should not be used. Rather, an ampersand (&amp;) should always be used, where applicable.
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*A standard ASCII comma should always be used, not any other similar punctuation.
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*For ranges, an en-dash (–) is preferred, but a standard ASCII hyphen-minus (-) (the key on most keyboards) is also accepted.
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  '''To type an en-dash:''' <br>
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  * Windows: Alt + 0150 (using the keypad, not the numbers at the top of the keyboard)
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  * OSX: Option key + hyphen-minus key
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  * Linux: Shift + Ctrl + u + 2013
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== Spacing  ==
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*There should be no space before the comma.
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*A space should always be present after the comma (or other dividing punctuation mark).
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*A space should always be present on each side of the ampersand.
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*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.
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== Subtitles  ==
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Subtitles, if present, should be inserted in compliance with [[Subtitle Style|subtitle style]].
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:'''"TrackTitle, Part 1: Subtitle"'''
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:'''"TrackTitle, Parts 1-3: Common Subtitle"'''
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:'''"TrackTitle, Parts 1: SubtitleA &amp; 3: SubtitleB"'''
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== Exception to this Guideline  ==
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*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.
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== Examples ==
  
* "''[[Track:36bd10fa-3214-4876-ab75-55b59f31606d|Flares, Part 3]]''"  
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*"''[[Track:36bd10fa-3214-4876-ab75-55b59f31606d|Flares, Part 3]]''"  
* "''[[Track:9a414931-0cb3-48ec-861e-0c4c344199c5|09-15-00, Part One]]''"  
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*"''[[Track:9a414931-0cb3-48ec-861e-0c4c344199c5|09-15-00, Part One]]''"  
* "''[[Track:d5590ff3-51d4-44db-89c6-0a2372524199|Creepin', Parts 1 & 2]]''" -- Two numbers are noted using an ampersand "&", the part indication in its plural form.
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*"''[[Track:d5590ff3-51d4-44db-89c6-0a2372524199|Creepin', Parts 1 &amp; 2]]''
* "''[[Track:fdd06153-56d0-420d-9130-8103723b2989|Train to Lamy Suite, Parts 1 - 3]]''" -- More than 2 numbers, which are in sequence are separated by a hyphen "-", the part indication in its plural form.
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*"''[[Track:fdd06153-56d0-420d-9130-8103723b2989|Train to Lamy Suite, Parts 1–3]]''"
* "''This Is a Trackname, Parts 1, 4 & 5''" -- More than 2 numbers, which are *not* in sequence are separated by a comma "," and the last one is added with an ampersand "&", the part indication in its plural form.
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*"''This Is a Trackname, Parts 1, 4 &amp; 5''"
  
[[Category:To Be Reviewed]] [[Category:Style]] [[Category:Official Style]]
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[[Category:To_Be_Reviewed]] [[Category:Style]] [[Category:Official_Style]]

Revision as of 13:09, 24 April 2009

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Status: This is an official style guideline Proposed Draft.

This guideline defines a track-specific application of the general 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 from the 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, 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 & 2" -- Two consecutive parts
"TrackTitle, Parts 1 & 3" -- Two non-consecutive parts
"TrackTitle, Parts 1, 3 & 5" -- Three parts, where no parts are consecutive
"TrackTitle, Parts 1, 3 & 4" -- Three parts, where a range spanning more than two parts is not present
"TrackTitle, Parts 1–3, & 5" -- Four or more parts, containing a range spanning more than two parts as well as a non-consequtive part
"TrackTitle, Parts One – Three, & 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 & 2" and "Parts 1–3".

Punctuation

  • The part section of the title should be formatted according to 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 (&) 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: 
* 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 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.

"TrackTitle, Part 1: Subtitle"
"TrackTitle, Parts 1-3: Common Subtitle"
"TrackTitle, Parts 1: SubtitleA & 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 of the track and not the part number.

Examples