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Re: override TextScript.padding changes text baseline?

From: Robert Hickman
Subject: Re: override TextScript.padding changes text baseline?
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:42:52 +0100

Was using 'spacing' to refer to 'gap' as a general concept, rather
than an LP term. But staff-padding fixes the issue. Thanks Ben and

'padding' is relative to the bounding box of a grob?

On 18 April 2018 at 15:32, David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:
> Robert Hickman <address@hidden> writes:
>> I am attempting to increase the spacing between a text block and the
>> staff, which I have found can be done using
>>  \override TextScript.padding = ...
> That doesn't increase the _spacing_ but the padding.
>> However doing this changes the baseline of the text for some
>> reason.
> It doesn't change the baseline at all.  The additional padding may make
> it necessary to shift the baseline in order to avoid collisions with
> other scripts or objects.  You likely want to change staff-padding
> instead which is supposed to make room for the reference points rather
> than the outlines.
> --
> David Kastrup

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