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Re: lilypond-book fails to unindent after instrument name

From: Patrick McCarty
Subject: Re: lilypond-book fails to unindent after instrument name
Date: Sun, 5 Oct 2008 12:44:10 -0700

Hi Laura,

On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 8:11 AM, Laura Conrad <address@hidden> wrote:
> The attached lilypond file has a Staff.instrumentName set.  If you run
> lilypond on it, the first line is indented to allow the instrument
> name to be printed to the left of the staff, but subsequent lines are
> back to the left margin, and are longer than the first one.
> If I include this file in the attached .lytex file, all the lines are
> the same length, which is much shorter than you would expect given the
> margins.  So a real file (not the simple case I am sending here) with
> fairly long instrument names, which should fit on one page, expanded
> to three pages.
> This is in lilypond 2.11.60, installed from the GUB on an unbuntu
> Hardy Heron system.

I believe the short-indent paper variable is not recognized by
lilypond-book yet, so this might be the reason the second and
subsequent systems fail to unindent.  I will look into it.


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