Character Tags


With the exception of <en> and <em>, character style tags are not added in the editorial process; they are created and used solely in the production process.

Code Meaning
<en> en space; follows list prefixes in non-hanging lists (e.g., numbered paragraphs in extracts: <TXEX2>[12]<en>The defendant argued that …)
<em> em space; separates table/figure numbers and titles (e.g., Table 1<em>Title of Table)
<i> italic
<b> bold
<bi> bold italic
<gls> or
glossary term
<u> underline
<udbl> double underline
<url> URL
<sc> small cap
<sci> small cap italic
<sup> superscript
<sub> subscript
<fnno> footnote number
<sum> sum (single summing rule)
<sumdbl> double sum (double summing rule)


Note: Italic and bold characters may need different styles according to the font/font name. The following variations on italic and bold character tags are recommended

Code Meaning
<bci> bold condensed italic
<ci> condensed italic
<lci> light condensed italic
<li> light italic
<sb> semibold italic
<sbci> semibold condensed italic