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Re: Adds automatic numbering to footnotes. (issue4244064)

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: Adds automatic numbering to footnotes. (issue4244064)
Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2011 12:01:41 -0300

On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 12:44 PM, address@hidden
<address@hidden> wrote:
> The problem is that Lilypond processes graphical objects before it processes
> pagination, making it impossible to know exactly how much space a footnote
> will take up when the graphical object is processed.
> One solution to this problem would be to reprocess all top-level markups
> with correct footnotes after having done the pagination, then redo the
> pagination and see if all the footnotes stay the same.  If so, keep the
> current configuration.  Otherwise, rinse & repeat.  This actually seems
> kinda sorta doable, although I'd have to do some homework on how these
> markups are stored internally and figure out to what extent these internal
> representations survive downstream into the pagination phase.

Overall comment: I think we should avoid 2 pass solutions if we can
help it.  Have you thought of setting a fixed width/height for the
number and later filling it in?

Han-Wen Nienhuys - address@hidden -

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