Merops contains over 260 customizable rules relating to document structure. Merops can automatically identify the components of a document, and standardize based on context.

The information below describes just a small percentage of the rules Merops can apply to the document structure.

Front & end section

Merops can automatically identify the various front and end section items based on their context, content and formatting. As well as applying the correct paragraph style, here are a few other things Merops can standardize:

Author list and affiliations

Correspondence information



Other examples of header items Merops can identify and standardize include the document title, abstract, table of contents, running title, and document history information.

Merops can now apply document-wide sorting, moving any part of your document between the front matter, body, end section, and footnotes.

Displayed paragraphs

Merops can automatically identify the structure of paragraphs in the document body, based on their context, content and formatting. For example:


Merops can automatically apply the correct hierarchy to headings and can:

Merops can automate the time-consuming task of changing titles and headings from upper case into ‘sentence’ or ‘title’ case, while ensuring that terms that need capitals (such as place names, chemical and biological terms and acronyms) are not changed in error.

Merops hosts data tables of persistent heading names, e.g. INTRODUCTION, Patients & methods, Acknowledgements. These tables, which support international languages, can be maintained and improved by individual users, or database administrators if a centralized solution is required.

Footnotes & endnotes

Merops can automatically:

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