Hi Colin,

...
> Surely the hyphens in the lyrics are part of the LyricText.
...

Are they?
Have you tried: \override Lyrics.LyricHyphen.color = #grey ?

Cheers,
Pierre



2016-09-18 14:29 GMT+02:00 Colin Tennyson <colintenny...@outlook.com>:

> In a score that I am preparing I have used the following command to change
> the color of the LyricText element:
>
> \override Lyrics.LyricText.color = #grey
>
> I noticed that the hyphens in the LyricText were still black.
>
> It occurred to me that maybe the color of the hyphens has to be set
> separately. I started typing '\override Lyrics.Hyphen.color'  but
> Frescobaldi's syntax highlighting didn't process that, so I skipped trying
> to compilie that, and I tried:
>
> \override Lyrics.LyricText.LyricHyphen.color = #grey
>
> Frescobaldi syntax highlighting did process that, and sure enough that
> command was accepted by the Lilypond score compiler. Yay!
> (And hurray for Frescobaldi!)
>
>
> My question is out of sheer curiosity:
> How did this situation come about?
> Surely the hyphens in the lyrics are part of the LyricText.
> Why is the color of the hyphens a separate override?
>
>
> Colin Tennyson
>
>
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