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Re: vertical centering of chorus lyrics (and not needed code in snippets

From: Phil Holmes
Subject: Re: vertical centering of chorus lyrics (and not needed code in snippets)
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2013 16:31:37 -0000

"Eluze" <address@hidden> wrote in message news:address@hidden
the source in
starts with

\include "english.ly"
leftbrace = \markup { \override #'(font-encoding . fetaBraces) \lookup
#"brace240" }
rightbrace = \markup { \rotate #180 \leftbrace }

I think these lines should be skipped since neither English note names nor
left braces are used afterwards (or the leftbrace and rightbrace should be

and I object to the 1st sentence:

"In a vocal piece where there are several (two,four or more) lines of
lyrics, and common lyrics for all voices at some point, these common lyrics may be vertically centered regardingly, as shown in the following example:"

no (vertical) centering is done - it just positions the line with
extra-offset 5 spaces lower.

I've updated the snippet:


The docs will be updated when the snippet database is imported.

Phil Holmes
Bug Squad

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