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Re: [newbie] Some \markup stuff

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [newbie] Some \markup stuff
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:26:23 +0100
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Kieren MacMillan <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi Mark,
> [Welcome to the 'Pond!]
>> I want to get the verbb text to show as italic.  
> The easiest way is probably:
> verbb = \lyricmode {
>   \override LyricText.font-shape = #'italic
>   ut re mi fa sol la
> }
>> Second question: I want to replace the "G" in verba with a Greek Upper 
>> Gamma (&Gamma; doesn't work). Is there a simple way of doing this?
> Make sure your file is being saved with Unicode (UTF-8) encoding, and
> simply put the gamma (𝜸) in there directly.

That's a lowercase math gamma.  You mean Γ instead (the normal uppercase
text gamma) which of course is also available in a lowercase variant γ.
You really really don't want to use math fonts for text.

David Kastrup

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