[tex-k] vertical line length issue

Bob Tennent rdtennent at gmail.com
Sun May 23 15:35:42 CEST 2021

 >|The attached dvi file, produced using musixtex, is
 >|problematic when processed by dvips at various resolutions:
 >|some of the vertical note stems are too long. On my system
 >|the problem arises with -D 300 but not with -D 600, but on
 >|other systems the situation is reversed. The problem does
 >|*not* arise using dvipdfm. Note that the beam itself is
 >|produced using tpic specials and so won't appear in, say,
 >|xdvi output. The musixtex-fonts package must be installed.
 >|Hiroaki Morimoto (the author of the musixvbm add-on that
 >|produces the vectorized beam) discovered this issue and
 >|may be able to provide more information.

It seems dvips -e0 solves this problem.

Bob T.

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