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Re: About Staff.instrument

From: Mats Bengtsson
Subject: Re: About Staff.instrument
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 14:34:59 +0200
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Since the text is not typeset with a fixed width font, the number of
characters that fit in will depend on the actual wording.
Anyway, you could try to increase the indentation of the first
score line to fit in a longer word:
  indent = 3.0\cm

An alternative is to break it up into several lines. See for example


Laura Conrad wrote:
"Gilles" == Gilles  <address@hidden> writes:

    Gilles> Is there a limit to the length of the "Staff.instrument" string?
    Gilles> I'd like to indicate the names of the instruments in a percussion
Gilles> set, but already with e.g. "Triangle + cowbell", the beginning of Gilles> the string is cut off.

I think I've had that problem even with one-word names like

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