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Re: almost newbie

From: Mats Bengtsson
Subject: Re: almost newbie
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2000 14:33:52 +0200

> > > 2) How do I get rid of the page number and the barnumbers?
> > 
> > For the page numbers, see the FAQ part on Page Layout
> That seems like at real hacky solution. Is there no way to specify right
> there in the .ly file that you don'w want pagenumbers??

It's certainly a hack. Another hacky solution that only involves
the .ly file is to set the textheight paper variable to a value
large enough that the page number falls below the bottom of the
We should implement a number of different page styles
(with/without page number, instrumental parts with the 
instrument name in the top left corner, ...) which could
be selected using a paper variable in the .ly file.

> > > 3) Where do I tweak the font settings?
> Well I looked at that, and it didn't make much sense to me, maybe I should
> look again... The two things that really needs tweeking is the font which
> should be larger for my use (jazz fakebook-style sheets) for easy spotting
> on stage. Rhythm section members might even consider the chords the most
> important thing on the page so they should be as big as possible with 
> out dominating. The other thing is more a matter of (my (lack of)) taste,
> but I think the composer is written with too large a font, should be same
> size as "metre".

I don't know anything about the chords, could someone else provide
more information on how to change the size?
For the composer, the easiest solution is to do
  composer = "\\normalsize Comp Oser"
You could also change the definition globally in the file 


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