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Re: Reorganizing the contents of the \paper block

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: Reorganizing the contents of the \paper block
Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2007 18:18:00 +0100
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Trevor Bača escreveu:
> On 2/7/07, Han-Wen Nienhuys <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Trevor Bača escreveu:
>> >
>> > I wouldn't ask except for the fact that I've now been laying out score
>> > very successfully with lily for going on two years and I still have to
>> > stop and ask myself "Hmm ... I'm wanting to pad systems on the page so
>> > that they lay out more loosely. So that concerns layout and I'll look
>> > for settings over here in the \layout block. Oh wait. Settings for
>> > system layout live in the \paper block ..."
>> the \layout block only affects what's in a score. Page layout (margins,
>> titles, etc) fall outside that and therefore are in the \paper block.
>> Perhaps better names can be found for paper/layout; suggestions
>> appreciated.
> Hmmm.
> Just thinking out loud here ... so there's an inside-of-score /
> outside-of-score dichotomy going on here. I don't think I had ever
> realized that ...
> So that means that ragged-right (which currently lives in \layout) is
> perceived as inside-of-score, whereas ragged-bottom (which currently
> lives in \paper) is outside-of-score?

yes. However, \layout settings default to what is in the \paper block,
so ragged-right may also be defined in the \paper{} block.


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