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Re: Line-width, Staff Size, Print Size

From: Karl Hammar
Subject: Re: Line-width, Staff Size, Print Size
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2008 18:33:33 +0100 (CET)

> What is the relationship between the "digital size" of the line-width 
> and staff height (in Lilypond specs, in the .ps file, and in the .pdf 
> file) and the printed output? Is it true and invariant?

Depends on your printer and it might call for minor adjustments.
But it should be 1:1. Print out a grid and find out.

> If I specify that the line-width = 178 mm, is it truly 178 mm?

I did a test run with a score with linewidth = 155 \mm, and it come out 
as 155mm plus 1-1.5mm for the choral staff bracket.

Why don't you simply test it.


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