Saul Tobin <> writes:

> I probably will write such a function to deal with my immediate needs, but
> I raise the issue because this is a case where Lilypond has well defined
> behavior MOST of the time, and then sometimes violates it.

No, it doesn't.  Short of other information, it arranges stuff such that
it fits best.  You can easily provide such other information by creating
your own specialized TextScript functions with dedicated ordering

> Normally, when you write ^"one"^"two" you expect "two" to be displayed
> above "one."

I repeat: LilyPond is not a typewriter.

David Kastrup

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