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## Re: Strange spacing

 From: Thomas Morley Subject: Re: Strange spacing Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 23:52:12 +0100

>
>>>
>>>> Thank you.
>>>> Neil's workaround should not be necessary - this is a bug, isn't it?
>>>
>>> Personally, I consider glaringly dissimilar spacing in adjacent bars
>>> more of a bug than the other way round.  If there were a line break in
>>> between, this might be different, but stepping on the brakes for your
>>> eye movement like that does not seem healthy to me.
>>>
>> I understand your point and agree, but I still think the distance 1st
>> note - 2nd note should be smaller than the distance 2nd to 3rd note
>> (in my first example). This simply looks wrong to me.
>>
>> I do attach an excerpt of my "real world" example, without
>> \newSpacingSection.
>
> I'd say that spacing becomes tight too fast here, not that it starts out
> too lose.
>
> --
> David Kastrup
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FWIW: if I compile \upper only, the spacing is more convincing.

\version "2.15.24"
upper =
\relative c'' {
\voiceOne
\repeat unfold 8 {c32 c c c} |
c4 c2 c4
}

lower = \relative c'' {
\voiceTwo
s1
a2  a
}

\score
{
<<
\upper
\\
\lower
>>
}

\upper

Cheers,
Harm

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