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Re: Make TOC entries available to LaTeX

From: Thomas Morley
Subject: Re: Make TOC entries available to LaTeX
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:23:00 +0200

2018-04-19 16:19 GMT+02:00 Urs Liska <address@hidden>:
> Hi all,
> I'm preparing an automated edition process using LuaLaTeX, Pandoc and
> LilyPond.
> After some experimentation I have come to the conclusion that I'll have to
> insert the multi-movement score as a single PDF created by LilyPond (but
> through lyluatex to make use of caching and the layout mechanics).
> I first had used lyluatex's facility to include the score's system by system
> and print all the titles with LaTeX, but this didn't work out - for the
> first time I realized that makes the vertical
> staff-staff spacing as tight as possible, which often makes the page layout
> pretty bad. Creating the movements separately is not an option either
> because not all movements will start on a new page.
> So now I have included a multi-movement score in the LaTeX document and
> don't know how to add TOC entries (in LaTeX) for the movements. I can see
> two possible ways, but don't know if they are really possible and if so how
> to approach them:
> Is it possible to insert something in the PDF output that LaTeX can pick up
> as TOC entries?
> (actually I doubt this is possible, but since it would be the easiest way I
> thought I'd ask anyway)
> Can I reliably retrieve the current page number of a given score's title
> block?
> With that information I could write them to a log file and read that later
> in LaTeX.
> Urs
> PS: I don't know if it matters but the file is produced using
> ly:book-process etc.

do what you want?


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