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Re: -dpreview doesn't take brackets into account

From: Federico Bruni
Subject: Re: -dpreview doesn't take brackets into account
Date: Sun, 5 May 2013 12:35:26 +0200

2013/4/14 Janek WarchoĊ‚ <address@hidden>

> 2013/4/14 Federico Bruni <address@hidden>:
> > As you can see in this example:
> > http://lilypond.org/ly-examples/tab-example.png
> >
> > the bottom part of the bracket has been cut off because of -dpreview.
> > Can you change -dpreview so that brackets are taken into account?
> I think this isn't as simple as it looks, and it affects many other grobs.
> As far as i know, the problem is that everything that sticks outside
> grob's extent is ignored by LilyPond.  For example, when you override
> extent to be empty as in here
> { b4 b b }
> \addlyrics {
>   \override LyricText #'X-extent = ##f
>   oeirg ergoi fooo
> }
> lyrics collide - because Lily ignores everythign outside the (empty in
> this case) extent when calculating collisions.
> Unfortunately, this cannot be solved by simply including everything in
> extents.  As far as i can see, the solution is to define two kinds of
> extents (see here
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/lilypond-devel/2012-06/msg00230.html).
>  http://code.google.com/p/lilypond/issues/detail?id=3239 is a step in
> that direction, but it's progressing slowly; more people discussing
> code are needed to really move this forward.
> However, currently our efforts should concentrate on preparing a
> stable, and after that we could return to this thing.
> best,
> Janek

thanks for your comment, Janek
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