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Re: Change font size of Figured Bass

From: Xavier Scheuer
Subject: Re: Change font size of Figured Bass
Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2010 11:01:21 +0200

2010/6/27 Siegmund <address@hidden>:

> Hello,
> I arrange songs for diatonic button accordion. The easy ones have a
> simple bass accompaniment which can be played with two or four bass
> buttons. To write this accompaniment easily with Lilypond, I thought
> about (mis)using the figured bass notation for it. The figures of the
> figured bass notation and their placement with respect to the melody
> notes would state which of the bass buttons has to be pressed at which
> time.
> However, I'd like to change font size of the figured bass. I'd like to
> have it a bit smaller, maybe not quite as small as the guitar
> fingering font size. Please show me how can I do that in my minimal
> example:


Funny, I replied to exactly the same question on the LilyPond French
Users mailing list two months ago.

Within "\new FiguredBass":

  \override FiguredBass.BassFigure #'font-size = #-1

OR else  ou bien

  \layout {
    \context {
      \override BassFigure #'font-size = #-1


Xavier Scheuer <address@hidden>

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