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Saving and Printing a Concordance

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You can save the concordance (and its collocates & other dependent results if these were stored when the concordance was generated) either as a Text File (e.g. for importing into a word processor) or as a file of results which you can subsequently Open (in the main menu at the top) to view again at a later date. When you leave Concord you'll be prompted to save if you haven't already done so.

 

Saving a concordance allows you to return later and review collocates, dispersion plots, clusters.

 

You can save as in various formats:

save_as_options

 

Example

 

Concord_save_as

These options saved the header row plus 300 lines with all the concordance columns except the number column at the left, and in each concordance line only 60 characters were saved.

Concordance characters

The idea is to save only a fixed number of characters per concordance line. That makes it easy to display the lines nicely lined up e.g. in a thesis or in teaching materials.  

If you set concordance characters to 0 you will get the whole concordance length exported, or if you you have set the view to sentence only you will just get the sentence exported.

 

Print

You can print using any printer attached to your system. You will get a chance to specify the number of pages to print. The font will approximate the one you can see on your screen. If you use a colour printer or one with various shades of grey, the screen colours will be copied to your printer. If it is a black-and-white printer, coloured items will come in italics if your printer can do italics.

Concord prints as much of your concordance plus associated details as your printing paper settings allow, the edges being shown in Print Preview.

 

tog_plus        Insert search-word or context-word markup

 

 

See also : using the clipboard to get a concordance into Word or another application.