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Re: Problem with a font

From: Walter Garcia-Fontes
Subject: Re: Problem with a font
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2018 17:30:54 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.9.4 (2018-02-28)

* Abraham Lee, address@hidden [03/04/18 17:23]:
> Hi, Walter!
> I took at a look at the internals of the font and you're not seeing
> anything unintended (unfortunately). The single ASCII apostrophe is set
> abnormally low compared to most any other font out there, which is why it
> looks vertically offset by LilyPond. In LibreOffice and other
> word-processors, when the user hits the button on the keyboard for the
> ASCII apostrophe (same goes for quotation marks), the ASCII character gets
> replaced by the true (curly) typographic apostrophe, which is set in the
> more appropriate vertical position. Could be just an oversight or it could
> be intentional. I'm not sure, but from what I am seeing, it's a "feature"
> of the font and nothing that LilyPond is doing wrong. The obvious
> alternative is to use typographic aposotrophes/quotation marks in your
> source file and the problem should go away, appearing just like in
> LibreOffice.

Thanks a lot!, that's very clear.

Just a question, sorry if it is obvious, what do you mean by
"typographic apostrophes/quotation marks"? 

Walter Garcia-Fontes
L'Hospitalet de Llobregat

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