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Re: horizontal position

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: horizontal position
Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2003 14:54:19 +0200

address@hidden writes:
> If you run ly2dvi -k and check the LaTeX wrapper file
> ly2dvi.dir/ClarinettoI.latex that ly2dvi generates and uses,
> you will notice that it includes the line
> \geometry{twosideshift=4mm}
> which means that LaTeX turns into double sided mode and shifts
> odd pages 4mm to the right and even pages 4mm to the left.
> The reason that this setting is used seems to be an unintended(?)
> interaction between a patch to ly2dvi from 2001 (see
> and the recent addition of 'compat2' to 'latexoptions' to make
> ly2dvi compatible with both old and new versions of the geometry
> package in LaTeX.
> I actually consider this a bug in the initial patch from 2001,
> since the twosideshift option should only be set (if even then)
> if the header field 'latexoptions' includes the option 'twoside'
> and not otherwise.
> I'm sending this also to bug-lilypond, since the computer I used to
> use when developing and submitting small patches in CVS is broken
> and I haven't had the time to set up the environment on any other
> computer.

Thanks , I've fixed this in 1.9 CVS - please test once 1.9.5 is


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