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Re: How to add text?

From: Graham Percival
Subject: Re: How to add text?
Date: Fri, 03 Jan 2003 22:17:35 -0800

On Fri, 03 Jan 2003 23:02:41 -0500
Carter Brey <address@hidden> wrote:
> Stanislav Kogan wrote:
> >But this comes out messed up very frequently, especially if there are
> >slurs under the text - the text goes over the slurs. Can I control the
> >vertical location of the text somehow?
> Method 1: \property Voice.TextScript \override #'extra-offset = #'(x . y)
>    The variable x represents the horizontal axis (shifting the text left

Slightly different method:
\property Voice.TextScript \override #'padding #'1.5

This will probably have the same effect as the above, but I find it nicer to
increase the padding and then let Lilypond do all the spacing, rather than
using the manual extra-offset method.

- Graham

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