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Re: Positioning of "8" under clef symbol in G_8 clef

From: Janek Warchoł
Subject: Re: Positioning of "8" under clef symbol in G_8 clef
Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2013 19:08:33 +0200

On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 8:51 PM, Nick Payne <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Phil Holmes writes:
>>> "Nick Payne" <address@hidden> wrote in message
>>>> The default positioning of the small "8" under the clef symbol when
>>>> using the treble_8 or G_8 clef is too far to the right. It looks better
>>>> when the X-offset is about 0.7 staff units:
>>> Do you have examples supporting your view?
> Here are a couple of scanned examples of clefs from commercial guitar
> scores, showing the 8 centred under the loop of the clef, and a couple of
> pngs showing Lilyponds default output and the output with the X-offset hard
> coded to 0.7, which better matches the alignment in the commercial scores.

Interestingly, this was discussed before; i've discovered some old
drafts of mine concerning it.  Also, i see that my work on rewriting
alignment interface would fit nicely with this stuff; i see now how
this should be achieved.  I can make a patch, but i'm busy; some
bounty would increase my motivation ;)  If at least 2 people will
pledge $5 each, i'll write a patch in the next few days - who's


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