# Re: First steps in Lilypond


Am 9. April 2018 20:24:30 MESZ schrieb foxfanfare <foxfanf...@gmx.com>:
>Hi everybody, and thank you for your several replies.
>
>I'll try to answer to all and maybe explain a bit better what I think
>is an
>issue and the code to demonstrate it:
>
>\version "2.19.80"
>
>\relative c, {
>
>  \voiceOne
>  \clef bass
>  \time 3/8
>  \key c\minor
>  %THIS IS THE PROBLEM
>  \scaleDurations 2/3 { c16( f' aes \clef treble f'[ d f~] }  <f d'>8)
>  %ANOTHER EXEMPLE
>  c'8( d' e,\noBeam)
>  %NORMAL
>  c8( d e\noBeam) \bar "||"
>
>  %%%%
>
>  %THE END OF THE SLUR SHOULD BE ALIGNED WITH THE STEM
>
>  \shape #'((0 . 0) (0 . 0) (0 . 0) (-0.5 . 0)) Slur
>\clef bass \scaleDurations 2/3 { c,,,16( f' aes \clef treble f'[ d f~]
>}
><f d'>8)
>  \shape #'((0 . 0) (0 . 0) (0 . 0) (-0.5 . 0)) Slur
>  c8( d' e,\noBeam)
>  c8( d e\noBeam)
>}
>
>I used the \scaleDurations command instead which was a good idea!
>
>Well, as you see, by default, in the first 2 measures of my exemple,
>lilypond place the end of the slurs very strangely : after the last
>note!
>And I don't understand why it doesn't align itself with the top of the
>last
>stem!
>
>Sure I could use the \shape control, as shown in the measures 4 & 5
>\shape #'((0 . 0) (0 . 0) (0 . 0) (-0.5 . 0)) Slur
>
>...and this solve my issue
>
>BUT in my initial question, I was wondering if I missed something, like
>a
>basic option that would need to be set first and won't need me to
>every slurs which could encounter this issue!
>
>I tried Urs solution, to play with the default shape. So I added to the
>code:
>
> \override Score.Slur.details = #'(
>      (region-size . 4)
>      (stem-encompass-penalty . 30.0)
>      (edge-attraction-factor . 4)
>      (same-slope-penalty . 20)
>      (steeper-slope-factor . 50)
>      (non-horizontal-penalty . 15)
>      (max-slope . 1.1)
>      (max-slope-factor . 10)
>      (free-slur-distance . 0.8)
>      (gap-to-staffline-inside . 0.2)
>      (gap-to-staffline-outside . 0.1)
>      (extra-object-collision-penalty . 50)
>      (accidental-collision . 3)
>      (extra-encompass-free-distance . 0.3)
>      (extra-encompass-collision-distance . 0.8)
>      (absolute-closeness-measure . 0.3)
>      (edge-slope-exponent . 1.7)
>      (close-to-edge-length . 2.5)
>      (encompass-object-range-overshoot . 0.5)
>      (slur-tie-extrema-min-distance . 0.2)
>      (slur-tie-extrema-min-distance-penalty . 2))
>
>... and I tried to play with all the values (without understand every
>variables) but without succes.
>So, is it normal Lilypond is drawing slurs beyond the last note and we
>cannot change this default behavior?!
>
><http://lilypondblog.org/2014/01/engraving-statistics-slurs-and-ties/>
>
>wrote by Janek WarchoĊ, I start to think maybe it is usual to adjust
>them
>manually! :-)
>
>
>Mark wrote
>> FoxFanFare,
>>
>> I set Chopin's Nocturne No. 12.
>> Lilypond allowed me to arrange beams, fingerings, and dynamics to
>suit my
>
>Would it be possible to see the results and maybe the code? I would
>also be
>very interesting if someone wrote a complex piano music, with multiple
>voices like Godowsky...

https://github.com/engraving-challenges/winterwind/blob/master/LilyPond-devel/nathan-ho/first-draft.pdf

This is essentially untweaked, and the source is in the same directory.

>
>I know the site Mutopia and I read some exemples (like the Rachmaninoff
>preludes). But I have to confess that I was not impressed by the output
>of
>most of the scores... In comparison to a professional publisher I
>mean...
>Hope I'm not insulting anyone here who sent scores to this website...
>
>

>
>
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