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Re: Vertical spacing isn't working...

From: lilypond
Subject: Re: Vertical spacing isn't working...
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2005 13:10:14 +0000
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address@hidden wrote:
> On Tuesday 18 January 2005 09.27, address@hidden wrote:
> > Probably because I've got the syntax wrong or something. Below is my
> > wrapper .ly file with the details...
> minimumVerticalExtent only has effect if you have more than one staff (or 
> lyrics/chordnames).

Got it. I'm trying to increase the space between systems on a page, and 
minimumVerticalExtent is for staves in a system ...
> You can try passing -f ps to lilypond, this sometimes gives tighter spacing 
> between systems.

Didn't work ...
> (it is possible though, that it is impossible to easily generate tighter 
> spacing. If you have a lot of notes, then they simply have to be very small 
> in order to fit on one page)
What did work, though, was

        \layout {
                betweensystemspace = 10\mm

You gave me the necessary hint to find it :-)

Cheers, and thanks,

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