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still lyrics

From: Han-Wen
Subject: still lyrics
Date: Sun, 21 Jul 2002 22:32:23 +0200

address@hidden writes:
>       \property Lyrics.LyricText \override #'alignment = #0
>     but have to use `Lyrics . LyricText' (note the spaces before and
>     after the dot)?
>     This is *very* counter-intuitive for the user.

Do you have a suggestion how we can parse Lyrics.LyricText, without
breaking lyric punctuation?

>   . How can I move the lyrics line nearer to the voice staff?  I
>     checked the documentation (which is, hmm, difficult to understand
>     if someone wants to modify certain properties), but I couldn't
>     found a hint.

Modify the minimumVerticalExtent of either the lyrics or the staff.

>   . Playing with the `alignment' property, I expect that text is
>     always centered below the corresponding notes for value 0.  But it
>     isn't in all cases!  Why not?  This looks like a bug.  See
>     attached image.

.. for the moment I'm gladly leaving this to Glen who wrote the code.


Han-Wen Nienhuys   |   address@hidden   |   http://www.cs.uu.nl/~hanwen 

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