Re: Making flags a bit thicker? Changing distance between key signature elements?
Simon Albrecht <simon.albrecht <at> mail.de>
2016-05-30 09:58:40 GMT
It’s generally helpful to keep replies on-list.
On 30.05.2016 11:29, Stanislav Ossovsky wrote:
> Yes, exactly!
> I mean accidentals in a key signature.
> In terms of import facilities - it is better to fix some things manually then writing the whole piece from
the scratch, especially is that pieces of music is loooong. Besides now I have been experimenting, so I am
going to mill a simple Bach’s invention. Shouldn’t be too many problems with formatting I hope.
>> On 30 May 2016, at 12:27, Simon Albrecht <simon.albrecht <at> mail.de> wrote:
>> On 30.05.2016 11:13, Stanislav wrote:
>>> Hello everybody!
>>> I have been developing tactile stave music notation for
>>> the visually impaired. I am going to make a score with
>>> subsequent milling on a CNC machine. Now I mainly
>>> use Musescore, which is a wonderful piece of software,
>>> but as of yet it cannot change the width of flags
>>> and change distance between key signature elements.
>>> Can those things be done in Lilypond?
>> Certainly they can. The flags in their current shape are part of the music font, so it’s not quite easy to
just make them thicker, but you can create a new ‘stencil’ (or someone on this list can) and replace the
default one. The other one is also feasible: do you mean the padding between individual accidentals in a
>>> In such case I would prepare the score in
>>> Musescore and then import it into
>>> Lilypond and do the rest.
>> Unfortunately, this is difficult. LilyPond has MusicXML import facilities, but they aren’t quite
satisfactory and tend to require a lot of manual adjustments. There is ongoing work to improve this.
>> Best, Simon