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Very wide spacing w chords & lyrics

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Very wide spacing w chords & lyrics
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2004 00:14:37 +0200

address@hidden writes:
> The vertical spacing sets distances between Y axis groups,
> ie. horizontal lines such as Lyrics and Staff contexts. Apparently,
> this distance must be shortened when the extremes are lyrics or chord
> names.
> The workaround is to decrease betweensystemspace 
> I am not sure what the best solution is:
> 1. we could ignore lyrics and chordnames (and only set distances
> between staves).  This is an easy hack, but I think it would look bad
> when there are many stanzas underneath the bottom staff. The next
> system would come very close to the bottom lyrics line.
> 2. we could make betweensystemspace dependent on the type of context
> (staff or non-staff) at the extremes. Complex and it's not clear what
> the proper distance should be.

I have added a verticallySpacedContexts property, which selects which
contexts should be taken into account for spacing systems
vertically. By default, it is set to '(Staff) meaning that Lyric lines
are ignored for the ideal system spacing.


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