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Re: Set indent based on instrument name (issue 6457049)

From: Graham Percival
Subject: Re: Set indent based on instrument name (issue 6457049)
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2012 16:41:31 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 04:13:20PM +0100, Phil Holmes wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "David Kastrup" <address@hidden>
> >So _how_ are you trying to accommodate?  Increase indent until the
> >instrument name fits wholly in the text width?  Let it stick out
> >somewhat?  How much?
> Increase the indent until it accommodates the instrument name.


> If the user then discovers they have only one note per line
> because of a stupidly long name, they have the option of changing
> the name, putting it in a column, changing the font, etc.  But they
> don't need to keep experimenting with indents.

One slight quibble: if a user explicitly sets indent=1\cm, then I
think it's fair to let the instrument name go off the left-hand
side of the page.  But unless the user messes around with the
indent, there's no excuse for violating page margins (let alone
page size!).

- Graham

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