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## Re: Vertical alignment of Incipits no longer working

 From: Joe Neeman Subject: Re: Vertical alignment of Incipits no longer working Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 11:07:07 -0700

On Thu, 2009-10-29 at 17:40 +0200, Reinhold Kainhofer wrote:
> In the LSR there are two examples for incipits:
> http://lsr.dsi.unimi.it/LSR/Item?id=582
> http://lsr.dsi.unimi.it/LSR/Item?id=348
>
> The first one was written by Nicolas Sceaux, who generalized it to his clef-
> keys.ily package to produce critical editions showing only the original
> clef/key for a voice.
> Unfortunately, the vertical alignment of the scores inside the instrumentName
> property no longer works in Lilypond 2.13.x: The staff lines of the incipit
> are
> no longer aligned with the staff lines of the normal score. Instead, the
> whole
> incipit is vertically centered at the middle staff line of the score. This
> works if the clef does not extend beyond the staff lines, but for e.g. a
> treble
> clef or a soprano clef, the incipit will be off (since the vertical center of
> the incipit is no longer the middle staff line.
>
> It seems that the middle staff-line of the incipit is no longer set as the
> reference anchor point for the vertical alignment, making it impossible to
> vertically align the two staves...
>
> Any idea how to solve that issue?

Yes, Neil and I had this conversation a while back under the subject
"InstrumentName misalignment in incipit snippets"

Cheers,
Joe