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more on lyrics
more on lyrics
Sun, 21 Jul 2002 22:29:35 +0200
> [CVS from 2002-07-20 14:17]
> Some issues which don't work as expected.
> . Font handling sucks. There should be an easy command to change the
font handling (together with markup texts) suck, and should probably
be rewritten. I guess that "music" and "braces" should really be
styles or abbreviations.
At the moment we're gearing up for a 1.6 release, so we won't deal
with this on the short term. (unless you submit a ptach, of course
> . How are text syllables positioned by default? At least for me the
> behaviour looks very erratic, and I ask to always center it. I can
> provide examples if necessary. The attached image has been
> produced with the current CVS.
The the positioning is done by (IIRC) the
Lyric_phrasing_engraver. It's quite a hairy piece code, and does
things that should happen in the backend. I think that the code should
be rewritten (with apologies to Glen for insulting his code). You
could switch it off by removing Lyric_phrasing_engraver (lives at
> . Another bug: As can be seen in the image, the final `__' is missing.
__ is a spanner. It needs something to attach to; try adding a " "
lyric at the end.
> . The other image shows a third bug: the `__' is far too long if it
> has to be broken:
thanks, fixed in CVS.
Han-Wen Nienhuys | address@hidden | http://www.cs.uu.nl/~hanwen