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Re: extra-offset and finger changes

From: Graham Percival
Subject: Re: extra-offset and finger changes
Date: Fri, 27 Dec 2002 22:55:52 -0800

On Fri, 27 Dec 2002 21:57:59 -0800
Mark Alexander <address@hidden> wrote:
> I'm fairly new to Lilypond, and am using version 1.6.6. on Mandrake
> 9.0.  I have been studying the Brahms Intermezzo example for clues on
> how to adjust the vertical placement of finger changes.  I can
> successfully move single fingerings, but ones that involve two fingers
> (i.e. a finger change) stubbornly refuse to move when I attempt
> to set extra-offset.
>       \property Voice.Fingering \set #'extra-offset = #'(0 . -1.8)
>       g'4-1                   % This fingering gets moved down
>       g'4-#'(finger "1-5")    % But this one doesn't move at all

Using #'(finger "1-5") means "print 1-5 using the font-type `finger'. 
Lilypond doens't treat it as an object of type Voice.Fingering.

If you want to move #'(finger "1-5"), you'll have to using something
like Voice.TextScript.

- Graham

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