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Re: bug? with Choir Staff

From: Aaron Laws
Subject: Re: bug? with Choir Staff
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2012 08:16:04 -0400

There's a link to it in the original email (below). If you need me to send you 
one expressly, feel free to email me personally.

Aaron Laws

On Aug 23, 2012, at 5:31, Colin Hall <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 08:29:10AM -0400, Aaron Laws wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 5:28 PM, Colin Hall <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 11:13:46PM +0200, Reinhold Kainhofer wrote:
>>>> On 2012-08-21 17:56, Aaron wrote:
>>>>> I used a Choir Staff to typeset http://sdrv.ms/SNz2VO (if you need the
>>>>> code, let me know).
>>>>> My friend also used Choir Staff at a different size in a different
>>>>> score with the same result.
>>>>> The problem is that the vertical bar at the left of the system
>>>>> is not seamlessly attached to the flanges at the top and bottom.
>>>>> I'm accustomed to this type of problem on screen due to aliasing
>>>>> issues or whatever else, but the problem persisted after printing.
>>>>> A much smaller issue is that after printing, the barlines are
>>>>> slightly taller and shorter than the staff.
>>>> I cannnot see the problem here on a Linux machine with the okular
>>>> PDF viewer. Here the vertical line and the flanges are perfectly
>>>> attached and the barlines do not exceed the staff lines.
>>>> I would guess that this is a problem with your PDF viewer rather
>>>> than with lilypond.
>>> Thanks for the help, Reinhold.
>>> Aaron, thanks for taking the time and effort to post a bug report
>>> through Gmane.
>>> Following up on the comment from Reinhold, could you confirm what OS
>>> you are using. Also, which PDF viewer you are using?
>>> Could you try a different viewer?
>> Thanks for the suggestions and repro effort.
>> The original printing (and viewing) was from Adobe Acrobat (pro) 9.
>> Lilypond "\version 2.12" (I think), Windows.
> So it seems there is an interoperability problem between Lilypond
> 2.12.2 on Windows and Acrobat 9 on Windows.
> A key aim of the Lilypond project is to produce the most beautiful
> automated typesetting possible, so this sort of ugly output from an
> industry standard pdf viewer is regrettable.
>> Well, I'm willing to say that Lilypond is doing his job! Thanks again.
> OK, that's good!
> There is a newer release of Lilypond, version 2.14.2 you could try:
> http://lilypond.org/download.html
> And the current development release 2.15.95 is in very good shape:
> http://lilypond.org/development.html
> I'm interested to check your pdf on a few viewers I have on my
> systems. Could you send me your output pdf, please?
> Cheers,
> Colin.
> -- 
> Colin Hall

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