Aneamal glossary

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A

address
A filename or a Uniform Resource Identifier.
ampersand
The character & with the Unicode code point 0026.
Aneamal
Another easy markup language.
Aneamal file
Aneamal mark
A character or character sequence which has a special function in Aneamal, for example -> for creating links.
Aneamal root directory
Aneamal Translator
The program which translates an Aneamal document automatically into HTML.
answer
The text that is displayed for an option in a multiple-choice question.
apostrophe
The character ' with the Unicode code point 0027.
arrow
The character sequence -> with Unicode code points 002D and 003E.
aside
automatically numbered list
automatically numbered list item

B

backslash
The character \ with the Unicode code point 005C, also known as reverse solidus.
backtick
The character ` with the Unicode code point 0060, also known as grave accent. The backtick is slanted from top-left to bottom-right unlike the similar looking, but vertical apostrophe.
bare string
base64 encoding
blank line
A line that does not contain any characters except optionally space and tab characters.
block
block markup
bracket
See curly brackets, pointy brackets, round brackets, square brackets.
browser
Software application on a user’s device used to view webpages and to navigate the World Wide Web. Well-known examples are Opera, Firefox, Safari, Chrome.
bullet
The character with the Unicode code point 2022, a printed symbol to mark the start of each item in a list.
bulleted list

C

capital letter
Each of the characters A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z with the Unicode code points 0041 to 005A.
caption
An explanation, legend or label attached to an embedded or linked file.
carriage return
The control character with the Unicode code point 000D, abbreviated as CR.
cell
circumflex
The character ^ with the Unicode code point 005E.
clue
code block
code string
colon
The character : with the Unicode code point 003A.
column
comma
The character , with the Unicode code point 002C.
comment
A line or multiple lines which start with a percent sign.
cross
See left cross, right cross.
crossed-out string
A string that is marked as no longer valid. Read more: crossed-out string markup.
CSS
Cascading stylesheets.
cue
curly brackets
The characters { } with the Unicode code points 007B and 007D, also known as braces.
custom mark

D

declaration
See metadata declaration.
delimiter
directive
digit
Each of the characters 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 with the Unicode code points 0030 to 0039.
document
dollar sign
The character $ with the Unicode code point 0024.
dot
The character . with the Unicode code point 002E, also known as full stop, period or point.
double-tagged list

E

embedded file
emphasis
See gentle emphasis, heavy emphasis, supplementary emphasis.
equals sign
The character = with the Unicode code point 003D.
exclamation mark
The character ! with the Unicode code point 0021.
expandable section
expandable-section break
expandable-section heading
expandable subsection
expandable-subsection break
expandable-subsection heading

F

field
Part of a record in a TSV file. A field has a name and a value. For example, in a TSV file with information about dogs each record would correspond to a dog and each of these records could contain a field named sex whose value is male or female.
file
See also embedded file, linked file.
file token
figure
footer

G

gentle emphasis
Emphasis that gives a word or phrase a different appearance from regular text without standing out. Read more: gentle emphasis markup.
ghost markup
greater-than sign
The character > with the Unicode code point 003E. The character can serve as a right pointy bracket and is part of the character sequences arrow and rhombus.

H

hash
The character # with Unicode code point 0023, also known as number sign.
header
heading
See main heading, section heading, subsection heading.
heavy emphasis
Emphasis that makes a word or phrase stand out from the rest of a text. Read more: heavy emphasis markup.
hierarchical list
hint
Short explanatory, advisory or other supplementary information added to a word, phrase or media file. Read more: hint.
HTML
Hypertext markup language.
hyphen
The character - with Unicode code point 002D, also known as hyphen-minus. The character is part of the character sequences arrow, left cross and right cross.

I

image
implied file
inherit
integrate
invoke
item
An entry in a list.
item number

J

K

key
The text enclosed in curly brackets at the start of an option in a multiple-choice question.

L

label
See math label.
language code
A character sequence of small letters and optionally hyphens and digits which specifies a language as described in BCP 47, for example en for English.
left cross
The character sequence +- with the Unicode code points 002B and 002D.
less-than sign
The character < with the Unicode code point 003C. The character can serve as a left pointy bracket and is part of the character sequence rhombus.
letter
See capital letter and small letter.
line
line break
line feed
The control character with the Unicode code point 000A, abbreviated as LF.
link
linked file
list
See bulleted list, hierarchical list, numbered list, tagged list, double-tagged list.
look

M

math block
math label
math module
Module added to Aneamal to display mathematical formulas from math blocks and math strings beautifully. Find more information and modules for download: math modules inventory.
math string
main heading
mark
See Aneamal mark, custom mark, exclamation mark, punctuation mark, question mark, quotation mark.
metadata
metadata declaration
Assigns a metadata value to a metadata name.
metadata name
metadata value
module
See math module, t-module, x-module.
multiple-choice question

N

nameline
The first line in a TSV file, so called because it contains the names of the fields. Names in the nameline are separated from each other by a tab.
.nml
Filename suffix for Aneamal files.
no-break space
The character   with the Unicode code point 00A0.
note
numbered list

O

option
An alternative in a multiple-choice question. It consists of a key enclosed in curly brackets and an answer, separated by whitespace.
origin
An item in a double-tagged list with an empty tag pair <><>. It corresponds to the top-left cell, when the list is displayed as table.

P

paragraph
A distinct block of writing consisting of one or more sentences usually dealing with one idea. Read more: paragraph.
percent sign
The character % with the Unicode code point 0025.
phrase markup
plain text
plus sign
The character + with the Unicode code point 002B. The character is part of the character sequences left cross and right cross
pointy brackets
The characters < > with the Unicode code points 003C and 003E. The left pointy bracket is also known as less-than sign; the right pointy bracket is also known as greater-than sign.
prefix
preview
punctuation mark
Each of the characters , ; : . ? !

Q

question mark
The character ? with the Unicode code point 003F.
quoted string
Text within a block that is enclosed in quotation marks. Read more: quoted string markup.
quotation block
quotation mark
The character " with the Unicode code point 0022. This character differs from the similar characters and with the Unicode code points 201C and 201D.

R

record
An entry in a TSV file, represented by a single line. A record may consist of multiple fields. Fields are separated from each other by a tab. For example, in a TSV file with information about dogs each record would correspond to one dog and could contain four fields to store a dog’s name, birthdate, sex and colour.
reference
rhombus
The character sequence <> with the Unicode code points 003C and 003E, that is pointy brackets without anything in between.
right cross
The character sequence -+ with the Unicode code points 002D and 002B.
romanette
Small-letter version of a Roman numeral.
Roman numeral
Each of the characters I V X L C D M with the Unicode code points 0049, 0056, 0058, 004C, 0043, 0044, 004D. In the Roman numeric system these correspond to the values 1, 5, 10, 50, 100, 500, 1000.
round brackets
The characters ( ) with the Unicode code points 0028 and 0029, also known as parantheses.
row

S

section
section break
section heading
semicolon
The character ; with the Unicode code point 003B.
slash
The character / with the Unicode code point 002F, also known as solidus or slant.
small letter
Each of the characters a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z with the Unicode code points 0061 to 007A.
space
The character with the Unicode code point 0020.
square brackets
The characters [ ] with the Unicode code points 005B and 005D, sometimes simply called brackets.
squirrel
The character @ with Unicode code point 0040, also known as at sign and commercial at.
star
The character * with the Unicode code point 002A, also known as asterisk.
stem
still
string
string markup
subline
A line immediately below a heading which is not part of the running text. It can contain information such as who wrote the document (byline), when the document was written (dateline) or a slogan (tagline).
subsection
subsection break
subsection heading
supplementary emphasis
Emphasis that is added to text without hiding the original tone, meaning or level of importance of the words. Read more: supplementary emphasis markup.

T

t-module
tab
The character with the Unicode code point 0009.
tab-separated values
A simple file format to store and exchange tabular data. Such tabular data is found in databases and spreadsheets for example. In a TSV file each line except the first line represents a record. Each record may consist of multiple fields which are separated by a tab from each other. Each field contains a value. The first line of a TSV file contains the names of the fields.
table
tag
tagged list
target
template
text file
text track
tilde
The character ~ with the Unicode code point 007E.
title
TSV
See tab-separated values.

U

underscore
The character _ with the Unicode code point 0054.
unendorsed
Unicode
URI
UTF-8
The most common character encoding format on the World Wide Web and the default character encoding for Aneamal files. It is part of the Unicode standard.

V

vertical bar
The character | with the Unicode code point 007C.

W

webpage
whitespace
Any of the characters space, tab and line feed or a combination of those.
word

X

x-module

Y

Z