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## Re: Can a dynamics mark ignore a slur?

 From: Andrew Hawryluk Subject: Re: Can a dynamics mark ignore a slur? Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2011 20:25:29 -0700

That workaround is a nice trick, thank you Xavier!

On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 1:46 AM, Xavier Scheuer <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 21 December 2011 05:42, Andrew Hawryluk <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Based on the properties in the Internals Reference, it appears that
>> dynamics can be set to ignore slurs. I've seen it done successfully
>> with articulation marks, but my attempt with dynamics is failing. In
>> my test case, I want both p's to be close to the staff, but the second
>> one is displaced by the slur:
>>
>> […]
>>
>> Motivation: LilyPond draws very nice slurs, but it places them in
>> rectangular boxes that push other elements far away. I don't want to
>> resort to an extra y-offset because the offset distance will be
>> different in the full score than in the parts (the slur goes over a
>> line break in the full score).
>
> This is tracked as issue #695 : slurs may take too much vertical extent
>
>  \once \override Slur #'Y-extent = #'(0 . 0)
>
> is a workaround that was suggested and works quite well in this case.
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-lilypond/2011-03/msg00501.html
>
> Cheers,
> Xavier
>
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