tex_cheat_sheet

# Tex Cheat Sheet

Here is a quickie list of tex options that can affect the Gregorio output.

tex code Description
\gretextformat#1 Style of the text of the scores
\greinitialformat#1 Style of the large initial
\grebiginitialformat#1 Style of a large initial two lines tall
\gretranslationformat#1 Style of the translation
\grehighchoralsignstyle#1 Style of the high choral signs
\grelowchoralsignstyle#1 Style of the low choral signs
\greabovelinestextstyle#1 Style of the text above the lines
\greitalic#1 Text in italics
\gresmallcaps#1 Text in small capitals
\grebold#1 Bold text
\grett#1 Monospaced (typewriter style) text
\setbiginitial Make double-sized initial. Must be called before \includescore
\gresetfirstlineaboveinitial{}{} Add indications above the Initial. There are two brackets (one for each parameter): 1=your text 2= the same text if you want it aligned with the top of the staff. ust be called immediately before the \includescore without an intervening blank line
\commentary{} Commentary text - place it in the brackets. Must be called immediately before the \includescore without an intervening blank line.
\setfirstannotation{\tiny myText} First Annotation text (replace myText with whatever you like) - it is for the Antiphon label
\setsecondannotation{\tiny \sc{myText}} Second Annotation text (replace myText with whatever you like)
tex code Description
\greremovelines Removes completely the staff lines
\greremoveclef Removes the keys
\gresetstafflinefactor#1 Changes the thickness of the staff lines. 10 is the default value. You can only put integers here
\UseAlternatePunctumCavum Changes the shape of the punctum cavum
\GreDisableEOLShifts Slightly changes the beginning of line algorithm.
\GreEnableEOLShifts Restores the default spacing at the beginning of lines.
\greusemensuralstyle Change the style of some signs
\greusehufnagelstyle Change the style of some signs
\greusemedicaeastyle Change the style of some signs
\GreDontHidePCLines Unhides the staff lines behind the punctum cavum
\GreHideAltLines Hides the staff lines behind the alterations.
tex code Description
\spaceabovelines Space above the staff
\spacelinestext Space between the baseline of the text and the bottom line of the staff
\spacebeneathtext Space below the staff
\translationheight Space dedicated to a translation of the text, if there is one
tex code Description
\setgrefactor{} Change the size of the entire score by placing a whole number in the brackets.

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