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Re: Measurement units for Stem Length (and in general)

From: Graham Percival
Subject: Re: Measurement units for Stem Length (and in general)
Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2008 02:50:55 -0700

On Sun, 5 Oct 2008 19:50:54 -0700 (PDT)
Jonathan Wilkes <address@hidden> wrote:

>      I'm confused why the stem length shouldn't normally be 3 for a
> stem that spans three spaces.  In the Internals Reference for stem,
> the unit for the setting "length" is given as "dimension, in staff
> space."  How is that different than a number? Is there a reference
> table somewhere that lists the units of measurement used by Lilypond?

NR 3.4.3 Distances and measurements ?

That said, this section of the docs is still being worked on, so
it may be unclear or contain inaccuracies.

- Graham

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