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Re: numbering collision

 From: Mats Bengtsson Subject: Re: numbering collision Date: Sat, 23 Feb 2002 16:34:59 +0100

> > \times 2/3 {a,8^5 c^""^""^1 b'8^2}
>
> With 1.5.32, at least, I have to use ^#'(finger "1") instead
>
>   \times 2/3 {a8^1 c^""^""^""^#'(finger "1") b,8^2}
>
> It looks now much better!

\property Voice.TextScript \override #'padding = #3.0
If you just have a single collision in the whole score,
David's solution is probably easier but if you have to
adjust the spacing for a whole section of the score,

> > BTW, there is not now nor has there ever been anything wrong with
> > fingering of any sort being on staff lines or before notes.  It is
> > unfortunate that the only "right way" of fingering in lilypond is
> > usually not to do it at all.

Thanks for reminding us about the specifics of Guitar
music typeseting but don't forget that there are
different typesetting habits for different instruments.
In violin parts, for example, I don't think I've ever
seen fingerings in the middle of a stave.

/Mats