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Re: Chord spanning two staffs

From: Chris Jackson
Subject: Re: Chord spanning two staffs
Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 15:31:56 +0100
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On Thu, Apr 11, 2002 at 09:11:05AM +0000, David Raleigh Arnold wrote:
> Chris Jackson wrote:
> > I'm happy with automatic and manual staff changes for voices in piano
> > staffs, but is it possible to typeset a single chord, with notes on both
> > staffs,  whose stem spans the two staffs? 
> > 
> How is that not just a matter of increasing the stem length on
> one of the staves?

Sometimes when there are multiple voices, the stems of the two chords
aren't exactly aligned vertically, because head collisions force one of
the chords to be shifted sideways. So I might have to find out how to add
bits of extra horizontal space, or force them to be aligned vertically 
some other way. 


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