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Re: Chord name size in Lilypond 1.4.2

From: Jan Nieuwenhuizen
Subject: Re: Chord name size in Lilypond 1.4.2
Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2001 14:20:22 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.2.5i

On Wed, Sep 05, 2001 at 01:54:07PM +0200, Han-Wen Nienhuys wrote:

> > Is there any way to alter the size of the font used to typeset the chord
> > names?  I've tried font-relative-size but it appears ineffective, even
> The problem is that the chord code inserts explicit size changes into
> the output.

Ouch, that's bad.

> > This causes considerable
> > problems when chords follow rapidly on from one another - the names run
> > together and you get an incomprehensible mess. 

> (see chord-name.scm).  I am no chord-name guru, so I don't know the
> proper solution

So what is your problem, are the chord names too big, or is it only 
the clashes that bother you?

You could try making word-space bigger, so that chords don't

    \property ChordNames.ChordName \override #'word-space = #2

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