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Re: paper spacing variables not being respected for a score inside marku

From: James Lowe
Subject: Re: paper spacing variables not being respected for a score inside markup
Date: Sat, 09 Jun 2018 14:59:50 +0100 (BST)


On Sat, 9 Jun 2018 11:21:47 +0200, Thomas Morley <address@hidden> wrote:

> 2018-06-09 3:22 GMT+02:00 Jason Pratt <address@hidden>:
> I'm new to this list.
> Welcome to the pond :)
> Thanks for your report, though:
> [...]
> > I'm doing some chords+lyrics song sheets, and trying to achieve a two
> > column layout.
> If all you want is to write chords+lyrics, LilyPond may not be the
> best tool for this purpose.
> > From what I've read, the way to accomplish this is by
> > putting scores within a markup block.
> >
> > This works to get the two columns, but as soon as I do it, the \paper
> > variables that are controlling the vertical spacing seem to be
> > ignored.
> As soon as you put a score in a markup, you are in markup-mode.
> Vertical spacing of multi-line-markups is controlled by 'baseline-skip
> and in general not by paper-settings.
> \score in \markup is a markup-command, internally calling the
> markup-list-command \score-lines, which outputs a list of stencils
> (here each stencil contains one line of chords/lyrics). They are
> stacked vertically by \score using 'baseline-skip.
> So all as expected, no bug.

Do we need anything in the NR that might help another user in the future?


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