Scribal Change Search Results (List View)
|1||Browse Changes As. Choose to see each scribal change you are studying as a list (like the example above) or, if you prefer, you can see all the changes as individual records, clicking through them one by one and seeing each in more detail.|
|2|| Edit Search Criteria. Click to edit the search criteria that you used to find this particular scribal change. (This enables you to easily experiment with a search, adjusting it until you get the results you’re after).
|3|| Add Selected Changes to Favourites List. Click the icon to add all the scribal changes you have found here to your favourites list, so you can easily access them again. (Either by using the ‘Find Favourites Only’ when searching for scribal changes, or by choosing ‘Manuscripts’ > ‘Scribal Changes’ > ‘List My Favourite Changes’ from the menu bar).
|4|| Quick Look. To see a photograph of any change that interests you, simply point at the icon until a Quick Look window appears, like this:
|5|| Change ID. The ‘Change ID’ of each change record is shown, uniquely identifying it within Qur’an Gateway. This can be useful to note should you wish to find this particular scribal change easily again: it is also useful if you wish to cite this scribal change when writing an essay, paper, or book.
|6||Favourite Icon. If a little icon is shown next to a change, it shows you have added it to your list of ‘favourites’ (also see #3 above). Otherwise the icon will be greyed out, like this: . You can add or remove this change to your favourites list just by clicking this icon.|
|7|| Affected Verses. The verses which are affected by this change. Click the verse reference to open the affected verses in the verse browser, with the affected words highlighted for you, like this:
|8|| Change Type. The type of this scribal change.
|9||Manuscript. The manuscript in which this scribal change is to be found. Click the manuscript name to browse all the scribal changes from this manuscript.|
|10||1924 Arabic Text and Translation. Records what the 1924 Royal Cairo edition of the Qur’an has at this point—this is the version of the Qur’an on which almost every modern edition is based.|
|11||Superior (Upper) Text. Records the upper text of the manuscript at this point (in either/both Arabic and Milo transliteration). This will be the text including the scribal change. (Important note: ‘Superior’ and ‘Inferior’, below, are technical terms used in textual criticism to refer to the upper [superior] and lower [inferior] text).|
|12||Inferior (Lower) Text. Records the lower text of the manuscript at this point (in either/both Arabic and Milo transliteration). This will be what was written on the manuscript prior to the scribal change.|