Please be aware that brat is currently only fully supported on Google Chrome and Safari. In other browsers, it may exhibit various degrees of problems, from minor annoyances to severe ones that make brat unusable. For more information, see the page on browser support.
Please consider using brat in a fully supported browser for a better user experience.
Below is a mini-tutorial for basic usage. For detailed instructions, please see the brat user manual.
After closing this tutorial, you will see the collection browser, which allows you to access the different text collections and individual documents in those collections on your brat installation. Simply double-click on a collection name to show its contents or on a document name to open it.
You can later return to the collection browser by pressing the TAB key or by clicking on "Collection" in the menu.
When a document is selected, the main window area shows a visualization of the text and annotations of that document. Placing the mouse cursor over an annotation shows further information about that annotation.
Placing the mouse cursor over the blue bar on top of the window opens the tool menu. This provides access to the following features:
The brat editing functions are disabled for this installation, which is only intended for visualization.