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Re: Fw: [tablatures] Vertical Placement of Slurs

From: Colin Hall
Subject: Re: Fw: [tablatures] Vertical Placement of Slurs
Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2013 14:56:04 +0000
User-agent: mu4e; emacs 23.3.1

Mitchell Pryor writes:
> Colin Hall writes:
>> Mitchell Pryor writes:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: oldwhtman [mailto:address@hidden 
>>> Sent: 15 February 2013 15:57
>>> To: address@hidden
>>> Subject: [tablatures] Vertical Placement of Slurs
>>> I am using version 2.16 provided by Fedora 18. I've just noticed in my 
>>> current project that some of the slurs are placed much higher than the 
>>> others for no apparent reason. I thought it was being caused by the \grace 
>>> function, but after removing all occurrences of \grace several slurs were 
>>> still placed too high. If I place a \grace note before the next slur the 
>>> slur is placed properly but the slur following it is raised too high. 
>>> This seems to be new behaviour as I have not encountered it before I 
>>> upgraded to Fedora 18. I will attempt to upload the source file in case 
>>> someone is interested.
>>> down_the_yard_tab.ly
>>> <http://lilypond-s-support-for-tablatures.3383434.n2.nabble.com/file/n7572541/down_the_yard_tab.ly>
>>> Anyone else having a similar problem?
>>> Mike
>> Thanks for joining the list and submitting that bug report, Mike.
>> If you could help us a little then we will find it much easier to help
>> you. Our policy is to only accept bug reports against the latest
>> official or development versions. We also ask users to submit very short
>> examples that demonstrate the problem, as explained here:
>> http://lilypond.org/community.html
>> and click on the Tiny Examples link to go here:
>> http://lilypond.org/tiny-examples.html
>> With the above in mind could you try one or more of the following:
>> Install 2.16.2 and see if your engraving is improved.
>> Install 2.17.12 and see if your engraving is improved.
>> Try to create a tiny example and send it to bug-lilypond.
> I tried your source file using two lilypond versions that I happened to
> have available: 2.16.1 and 2.17.11. See attached.
> The problem with the vertical placement of slurs is not obvious to me,
> but then I do not read tablature or play fretted instruments.
> Could you point out exactly where the problem lies?
> Or if another tab player could confirm that there is a bug here, that
> would be great too.
> Colin, I just installed Lilypond 2.16.1 on another machine running Fedora 18. 
> I misspoke in my original email. My "production" machine is running Fedora 
> 17, which provides 2.16.0. The slur placement problem goes away in version 
> 2.16.1. Sorry to waste your time. I hope 2.16.1 will run in Fedora 17. I just 
> finished upgrading to 17 from 15. I'm in no hurry to go through another 
> upgrade. But I am still curious as to what part of my lilypond code caused 
> the rise of the slurs. There doesn't appear to be anything weird in my code.

That's good news, Mitchell. Glad to hear that the newer version of
lilypond is working well for you.


Colin Hall

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