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Re: plug ins...

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: plug ins...
Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2007 19:23:06 -0300
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Carl D. Sorensen escreveu:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Mike Salmon [mailto:address@hidden 
>> Sent: Friday, August 24, 2007 1:45 PM
>> To: address@hidden
>> Subject: plug ins...
>> Hi all,
>> I'm trying to find the staff code which generates the '-' 
>> symbol to make the staff lines as I would like them to be 
>> built from consecutive rows of letters:

> You've got a misunderstanding of how Lilypond works.  The staff lines
> aren't made from a connected bunch of '-' characters; rather, they're
> drawn as postscript lines.
> Changing the staff lines to letters would require a fundamental change
> in the way Lilypond creates staffs.  I doubt it would be easy to make
> the change.

It's actually pretty easy. You'd have to write a new print function for
the StaffLineSymbol.  Not sure what the value of building those from 
letters would be, though.


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