# Spanner right-hand text may disappear when padded

```Good afternoon list,

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I have been noticing the following bug for a long time. If a TextSpanner bound-details.right.text is set, the text may disappear if it is right after a line break, and if it runs into some other markup-ish stuff. I am not sure whether this may also happen if bound-details.right.padding is *not* specified; but quite often, I need to pad the TextSpanner right to keep it at the same height as the following text. Try the attachment with right.padding = #0 to see what I mean: the right.text is pushed under the following markup.

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This happens with the vanilla TextSpanner, and also with David Nalesnik's spanner-id TextSpanner.
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A workaround can be found by inserting \breaks or \noBreaks, but that is an unappealing hack, and not maintenance-friendly.
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Is there a 'good' workaround, or a 'good' way to let the TextSpanner behave in the way I want?
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Rutger Hofman
Amsterdam
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```\version "2.19.39"
%
spanners = {
s2*7 |
s4
\override TextSpanner.bound-details.left.text = "(poco accel."
\override TextSpanner.bound-details.right.text = "poco rit.)"
% Need padding to keep at the same vertical position:
<>\startTextSpan s4 |
s2 |
s4. <>\stopTextSpan s8 |
s4 <>^\markup{a tempo} s4 |
}

notes = \relative c'' {
\time 2/4
\repeat unfold 8 { a4 a4 }
R2*7
r4 a~ |
\repeat unfold 6 a2~ |
a |
}

\layout {
\context {
\Score {
\compressFullBarRests

\override TextSpanner.bound-details.left-broken.text = ##f
\override TextSpanner.bound-details.right-broken.text = ##f
}
}
}

\score {
<<
\new Staff <<
\spanners
\notes
% { s2*9 \break }
>>
>>
}
```
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