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Re: Doc: NR clarified \footnote command as a TextScript (issue 6137050)

From: tdanielsmusic
Subject: Re: Doc: NR clarified \footnote command as a TextScript (issue 6137050)
Date: Fri, 04 May 2012 08:57:14 +0000

Hi James
Alternative text suggested.
File Documentation/notation/input.itely (right):
Documentation/notation/input.itely:1050: footnote is being attached but
can also be attached as a
On 2012/05/02 06:01:47, J_lowe wrote:

if TextScript and Grob are interchangeable
They're not.  A TextScript is one particular type of Layout Object.
It's not really a Graphical Object (grob), although the distinction
between Layout and Graphical Objects has been lost now.  And these terms
should only be used to reference items in the output document.

Regarding the change itself, you don't need to add anything here - the
second form is already documented a few lines lower.  But, ideally,
these two examples should be combined using something like:  "The
command @code{\footnote} can be placed before the item to which the
footnote is to be attached or immediately after it as an annotation.
The latter form is the only way to annotate items within a chord."

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