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Re: Non-justified plainchant (Gregorian and modern notation)

From: Ruud van Silfhout
Subject: Re: Non-justified plainchant (Gregorian and modern notation)
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2004 21:19:40 +0200

Hi Benjamin,

In a dutch hymne book I made, I needed a comparable feature.
It is not readily available in lilypond, but in one of the examples (an
ancient version of the Dutch national anthem,
generated from
shows how you can do this.
Apart from what you need, I would also prefer a definable left margin to
align and
offset the left side of the text lines.
If you need another example, I can send you one privately.

Ruud van Silfhout

----- Original Message -----
From: "Benjamin D. Smedberg" <address@hidden>
To: <address@hidden>
Sent: Sunday, June 13, 2004 11:47 PM
Subject: Non-justified plainchant (Gregorian and modern notation)

> I am new to Lilypond, having been a user of Finale for many years. I am
> a relatively experienced programmer, having extensive experience within
> the Mozilla project. I have several questions, but I'll start out with
> something I hope is fairly simple:
> I do quite of bit of engraving in plainchant, both modern and Gregorian.
> I have not discovered a layout mode which does not justify the music on
> each line. In plainchant, the staff lines should extend to the end of
> each line, but the actual notes and text should be spaced and engraved
> as if it were left-justified (except for the custos). Does this mode
> already exist, and I missed it? Or is it something that should exist as
> a scheme extension, and can I get guidance on how I could code that?
> --Benjamin Smedberg
> Director of Music, St. Patrick Church: Washington, DC
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