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Re: Reorganizing the contents of the \paper block

From: Trevor Bača
Subject: Re: Reorganizing the contents of the \paper block
Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2007 15:30:52 -0600

On 2/7/07, Trevor Bača <address@hidden> wrote:
Question for anyone who can answer: are there *any* settings that
*can* go in a score-level \layout block but *can not* go in the
top-level \paper block?

Second question: why do the top-level

 \layout { ragged-right = ##t }


 \paper { ragged-right = ##t }

have exactly the same effect on the output in the following file?

%%% BEGIN %%%

\version "2.11.16"

% these have exactly the same effect, no matter which one is commented out

%\layout { ragged-right = ##t }
\paper { ragged-right = ##t }

\score {
  \new Staff {
     c'1 \break c'1

\score {
  \new Staff {
     d'1 \break d'1
  \layout { ragged-right = ##f }

%%% END %%%

I'm used to thinking of ragged-right as a "layout setting". But,
apparently, ragged-right can go in either the (top-level) \paper or
(top-level) \layout block equally. Why is this allowed? Is there some

Trevor Bača

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