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## Re: markup on spacing reduces spacing?

 From: Paco Vila Subject: Re: markup on spacing reduces spacing? Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2007 17:33:30 +0100 User-agent: Mutt/1.5.15+20070412 (2007-04-11)

```El Thu, 06 de Dec de 2007, a las 09:47:51AM -0200, Han-Wen Nienhuys dijo:
>
> > To me it looks very much like a bug. After all, all notes should be equally
> > spaced, but that spacing is lost where the skip has a markup attached. There
> > is no reason why a markup text below/above should actually have any
> > influence
> > on the note spacings (or at least the spacing should not *de*crease, maybe
> > increase).
>
> In the absence of notes/rests, lilypond tries to make guesses as to
> how large a given column is, by using the column extents as a
> fallback.  If you then put very large texts into these columns, the
> result will be strangely spaced.

It is not the case at all. Empty markups also reduce spacing, try the same
example with -\markup{}

I've only put a long string to be more explicative, but very short or even null
ones cause the same effect.

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