Reinhold Kainhofer wrote:
> Actually, adding different flags in lilypond is quite simple: Simply
> \override Stem #'flag-style = #'flagstylename
> and lilypond will use the characters "flags.flagstylename[ud]"
> Now, to implement straight flags, all one has to do is to create glyphs
> flags.straightu3, flags.straightd3, etc.!
> Attached is a first attempt to do this, plus a sample file showing
> new "straight", the "mensural" and the default
flag styles. The PDF of the
> sample file can be found at:
Looks pretty good. Just one comment: in the 18th century prints, the
horizontal extent of the flag is comparable with the note-head, maybe
slightly smaller. In your sample I think the flag is rather smaller
now my browser can't access the pdf file). I think the note would
better with a larger flag, as well as more like the 18th century examples,
from quite carefully engraved and elegant editions.
Anyway, congratulations and thanks for this quick response to my suggestion!