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layout tweaks

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: layout tweaks
Date: Thu, 15 May 2003 12:31:35 +0200

> In working on a project I'm finding that sometimes a system will have a lot
> of music on it.  I know that I can add \break and \noBreak to make
> adjustments.  I often find that using \break produces unexpected/unwanted
> results as well.  Is there a way to adjust the "looseness" overall?  I
> think that PMX can do something like this.  Could such a feature, if it
> isn't already there, be added to Lilypond?

check out the section on page layout in the manual.

> One feature that Finale has that I have found to be most useful is the
> ability to force a set of measures onto the same line.  Could Lilypond do
> this?  Something like \sameSystem{lilypond code} would be easy enough to
> use.  Maybe it would not be so easy to implement.

That could be implemented (it would be slightly hairy). However, it
seems a very specific tweak. Maybe we can make a more general
mechanism? Why do you need especially this feature?


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