[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: text interleaves

From: Colin Hall
Subject: Re: text interleaves
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2013 23:11:38 +0000
User-agent: mu4e; emacs 24.2.1

address@hidden writes:

> On 19 mars 2013, at 06:10, Keith OHara <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Starting with 2.17.2 or so, text is placed as closely as the detailed shapes
>> will allow.  There is a regression test ‘text-script-vertical-skylines.ly’
>> checking for this behavior but I have seen no example where we want text so
>> closely spaced to other objects.
>> {\tempo "Adagio" r4 b'4^"sadly" r2 }  
>> % Workaround with spaces "Adagio   "
>> % Workaround with \override MetronomeMark #'vertical-skylines = #'()
>> %                 \override TextScript #'vertical-skylines = #'()
>> I request that the 2.16 behavior be the default, letting people who want the
>> close spacing apply an override.
> Sounds like a good idea.  Just make sure to change the regtest that uses 
> TextScripts with graphics so that the stencil skylines kick in, as it is 
> meant to show an extreme example where this is useful.
> A bit should also be added in the documentation so that people know
> how to easily activate these skylines.

I could create a tracker "Fix text spacing" but I think I could be more
specific. Looks like some possibilities are:

a) An enhancement request to restore the text spacing of 2.16.

b) An enhancement request to add spacing to MetronomeMark objects 

Keith, Janek, Mike, could you please advise what would be best here?


Colin Hall

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]