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## Re: Two Problems with a SATB-Choir Score

 From: Ronald Hoellwarth Subject: Re: Two Problems with a SATB-Choir Score Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2002 18:42:26 +0100 User-agent: Mutt/1.3.28i

On Fri, Nov 01, 2002 at 02:17:26PM +0100, Mats Bengtsson wrote:
> > > > 2. To indicate which voice should be the one with the leading melody
> > > > there are small arrows point diagonal from top left to right bottom
> > > > (soprano, tenor) and from bottom left to top right (alto, bass)
> > > > towards the first note-body that should be the melody. Can I create
> > > > them too with lilypond? If yes: how?
> > >
> > > No idea, sorry.
> >
> > Would it be possible to use some short inline-PostScript to create
> > the arrow and then position it?
> > (I don't know how to do this, but the docs mention something like this
> > under "dirty tricks" ....)
>
> Browse through http://lilypond.org/stable/input/test/out-www/test.html
> and http://lilypond.org/stable/input/regression/out-www/regression.html
> to get some ideas. One possibility would be to find the arrow in
> some (La)TeX font and do something like c^"\$\\searrow\$. Of course,
> you have to adjust the position of the arrow by setting the
> 'extra-offset' property of the 'TextScript' object.
>
>   /Mats

Yep! That's it. After a little trying (and finding that the nearrow
didn't display in gv if I didn't restart it) I found the correct
position of the arrow.

Thanks. Now I can set the Song like I like it.

greetings from crailsheim, germany
ronald höllwarth