• Research and verification skills

    Search for an exact phrase Double quotation marks (“x”) are used to keep words together in a search. To search for an exact phrase, use double quotes at the beginning and end of your search terms. This is particularly useful for quotes, excerpts and lyrics. For example, searching for the…

  • Timed Transcription in Scripta

    Both Transcription and Timed Transcription tasks can be completed in Scripta. Read on for more information about their different requirements and how to identify a Timed Transcription task from a Transcription task. Identifying Timed Transcription tasks The difference between Transcription and Timed Transcription can be confusing at first! One key…

  • Segments in Scripta

    In Scripta, transcribed text is broken up into chunks called segments. Unlike a caption editor, you don’t need to adhere to strict guidelines around how many words are in each segment, or how they are blocked. Just make sure that a new segment is created whenever there is a change…

  • Transcribing in Scripta

    Below is a step-by-step guide to completing a Transcription task in Scripta. A video demo of this process can be viewed in our tutorials. For information about Timed Transcription tasks in Scripta, please see Timed Transcription. 1. Once you’ve claimed a Transcription task, click the ‘Launch Scripta’ button at the top of…

  • Scripta layout

    Video player The video player is located on the left of the screen. You can use the controls on the video player or the shortcut keys to play, pause, speed up, slow down, and jump forwards and backwards in the media. Editor The editor is on the right of the…

  • Video tutorial: Editing a transcription task in Scripta

    Transcript:This is a short video to show you how to use Scripta to create transcripts for the Community Portal. Once you’ve claimed a transcription task, click the Launch Scripta button at the top of your task to open the editor in a new window. Make sure you have pop-ups enabled….

  • Launching Scripta

    To launch a task in Scripta after claiming a task on Community Portal, select the ‘Launch Scripta’ button at the top the Task Details page. Make sure you have pop-ups enabled. Scripta will launch in a new tab, with the video and ASR transcript for your task pre-loaded and ready…

  • Speaker labels in Scripta

    Scripta includes a dedicated speaker labels menu which can be found to the right of the video player. This menu allows you to easily edit, save and create new speaker labels. Auto formatting When you first load Scripta, you will find that the speaker labels in the menu look something…

  • Finishing your work in Scripta

    Once you’ve finished your transcript, click the Complete button in the top right corner to submit your task to Community Portal. Your work will be automatically uploaded and no further action is required. Please make sure you’re totally happy with your transcript before pressing Complete, because you will be unable…

  • Scripta controls

    Key combination Function Tab Play and pause the media Alt + s Save work Double click:On a word Navigate to approximate time in media**only applicable to timed transcription tasks Page up Navigate to next segment Page down Navigate to previous segment Ctrl + Alt Skip back by _ seconds (set…