The Annotated Guide to Gilmore girls

Annotations

How do I create an annotation?

First you need to be logged in to create annotations. If you aren't registered yet you can do so here.

Once you're logged in, simply select some part of the text in a transcript. The annotation window will appear and you can start editing the annotation.


What types of text can I select in a transcript?

Currently only the following types of text can be selected in a transcript:

  • The episode title
  • Dialogue (excluding parentheticals)
  • Actions

You also cannot select text across different types of text, e.g. parts of a dialogue plus parts of the following action text.


How do I change the selected text of an annotation?

Click on the text select button at the bottom of the annotation. This lets you select a chunk of text from anywhere in the transcript


How do I format text in an annotation?

Annotation text can be formatted using Markdown syntax. See the Markdown help.


How do I add an image to an annotation?

The image icon at the bottom of the annotation window lets you add an image:

For more information on uploading and editing images see the image help.


How do I add a YouTube video to an annotation?

The video icon at the bottom of the annotation window lets you add a YouTube video:

In order to add the video you need to know the video's ID which can be determined from the video's YouTube URL. For example if the video's URL is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ then the corresponding video ID is dQw4w9WgXcQ.


How do I add a pop culture reference to an annotation?

The four last icons at the bottom of the annotation window let you add a pop culture reference:

You have to fill out the required fields (marked by an orange border) in order to save the reference. It will then appear on one of the overview pages: Books, Movies, Shows, Songs.

Books

The Goodreads ID can be determined as follows:
If the book's Goodreads URL looks like https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18254.Oliver_Twist the Goodreads ID is: 18254

Movies

The IMDb ID can be determined as follows:
If the movie's IMDb URL looks like https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0081505/ the IMDb ID is: tt0081505

Shows

The IMDb ID can be determined as follows:
If the show's IMDb URL looks like https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051267/ the IMDb ID is: tt0051267

Songs

The Discogs Master ID can be determined as follows:
If the songs's Discogs URL looks like https://www.discogs.com/Bangles-Walk-Like-An-Egyptian/master/64729 the Discogs Master ID is: 64729