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Re: Italic numbers for fingerings (feature request)

From: Urs Liska
Subject: Re: Italic numbers for fingerings (feature request)
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2017 23:29:49 +0100
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Am 16.02.2017 um 23:27 schrieb tisimst:
> Hi, Urs!
> On Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 3:08 PM, Urs Liska [via Lilypond] <
> address@hidden> wrote:
>> if I'm not mistaken (and a very recent post in the German forum
>> http://www.lilypondforum.de/index.php?topic=2465.0 seems to confirm
>> that) LilyPond doesn't have built-in support for italics in fingerings.
>> As using italics for fingerings is a regular use case (e.g. to
>> differentiate between editor's and composer's fingerings) I would like
>> to see native support for italics in fingerings.
>> So there would have to be a) glyphs for italics numbers in Emmentaler
>> and b) a way to choose between upright and italics for fingerings.
> The default mechanism uses the 'fetaText encoding to get the numbers. If
> you
> \override Fingering.font-encoding = 'latin1
> you should then be able to change the font to any normal text font and turn
> on Italics. I didn't try this myself, but it works with other kinds of
> grobs in this situation.

Probably, but the feature request would be to have built-in italics with
an italic shape that matches the upright numbers of Emmentaler (well,
any alternative notation font should actually be updated to that as
well, I think).


> HTH,
> Abraham
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