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Re: Documentation missing for extra \header fields available for customi
Re: Documentation missing for extra \header fields available for customizing PDF metadata
Mon, 10 Aug 2015 17:04:52 +0200
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Am 08.08.2015 um 11:59 schrieb Henning Hraban Ramm:
Am 2015-08-08 um 14:53 schrieb Heikki Tauriainen <address@hidden>:
While examining the source code on how \header blocks are used to
extract information for PDF metadata (to implement the enhancement
#4539), I discovered that LilyPond actually supports quite an extensive
(optional) mechanism for customizing PDF metadata independently of the
information usually specified in the fields (title, subtitle, composer
etc.) of a \header block, through the use of extra \header fields.
However, I can't find any mention of this customization mechanism, nor
examples of using any of the extra fields, in any of the current
There’s also a list of header fields that are used by the Mutopia project, see
That’s a Mutopia policy and not a feature of Lilypond.
There is a section explaining custom header fields, referenced by
\fromproperty. We might extend this section to also speak about
processing through external applications, as in building Mutopia.
An updated documentation could point at that, too.