Vacat Measured in Characters

Space left on stone

A space should be used wherever there is an intentional space left on the support: i.e. a space that never contained text (vacat). If the space is measured in characters, the unit should have a value of "character".

Panciera 1991 XI.2; Sosin 2011: (vac.3)

<space quantity="1unit="character"/>
()
<space quantity="3unit="character"/>
()
<space quantity="1unit="character"/>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • London style: v

(IRT: 993)
<space quantity="16unit="character"/>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • Duke Databank style: vac. 16

(DDbDP: p.narm.2006.4)

Responsibility for this section

  1. Scott Vanderbilt, author
  2. Charlotte Tupman, author

EpiDoc version: 8.20

Date: 2014-12-04