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Re: Strange page breaking issue in 2.13.10

From: Phil Holmes
Subject: Re: Strange page breaking issue in 2.13.10
Date: Sun, 6 Jun 2010 14:02:18 +0100

"Reinhold Kainhofer" <address@hidden> wrote in message news:address@hidden
Am Dienstag, 5. Januar 2010 00:02:04 schrieb Joe Neeman:
On Mon, 2010-01-04 at 17:50 +0100, Reinhold Kainhofer wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a score with a full-page title page and several scores. Now,
> everything fits on 3 pages, but the page breaks are not ideal and I can
> afford to use 4 pages anyway.
> So, I insert a force page break before the last score (which takes > ~0.66
> pages originally) to give it its own page and stretch the scores before
> that from 1.33 pages to 2 pages.
> Unfortunately, after inserting this forced \pageBreak the scores > (except
> the last), which before took only ~1.33 pages, suddently don't even fit
> on 2 pages any more, but need 3 pages!
> Attached is an example of this effect. if you leave the second > \pageBreak
> commented out, everything fits on 3 pages. As in my real score the page
> breaks are not ideal, I added the \pageBreak before the final score.
> Simply uncomment that \pageBreak and suddently the score uses 5 pages
> instead of the expected 4 pages.

Thanks, this is definitely a bug. As a workaround, set blank-page-force
and blank-after-score-page-force to zero (the bug, of course, being that
these variables should have no effect unless you are using the

Yes, thanks, this workaround works for now. Of course, in the longer run that bug should be tackled. Currently plain vanilla lilypond does not do a proper
job with page breaks.


I can't find this being added to the bug tracker, and there's no example code. Was it ever added? If not, is there example code?

Phil Holmes

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