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Re: stem length in staff space

From: James
Subject: Re: stem length in staff space
Date: Sun, 12 Mar 2017 18:22:57 +0000

Hello Klaus

On Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:26:50 +0100
Klaus Rettinghaus <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi all, 
> Internals Reference says stem.length measures in staff spaces. But
> actually it goes by half staff spaces. So either the documentation is
> wrong or this is a bug. 
> \version "2.18.2" 
> \relative {
>   \override Stem.length = 0 g' 
>   \override Stem.length = 2 g 
>   \override Stem.length = 4 g 
>   \override Stem.length = 6 g 
>   \override Stem.length = 8 g 
>   \override Stem.length = 10 g 
> }
> Regards 
> Klaus
> __________________________

For version 2.18 it could be either. You are correct that the documentation 
does indeed state staff spaces (not half-staff spaces)


In version 2.19.x (at least where 'x' is the latest unstable) however the
output *is* in full staff spaces.

See the png file attached to this email that shows this from my own test.

We are no longer pushing any more fixes/changes into 2.18.x at this time. All 
development is focused on the later code base - which will eventually become 

Thank you for your time.



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