Line/Ottava Text properties do not apply user-defined vertical offsetting properly
This was mentioned a while back on the forums, but it doesn't seem like it was filed on the issue tracker, so here we go.
Issue: A line and an ottava, in their text properties (beginning, continue, end) allow for variated fonts etc. as with the standard text properties. Although the vertical placement buttons work: the four options in the alignment section, the actual user-definable vertical offset doesn't affect placement properly. For instance, the user should be able to apply text on a line, set the vertical option, and then fine tune via the +/- offset parameter. The fine tuning doesn't affect placement of ending text, and so this ought to be upgraded in the code to allow for this, as it is presented as an option in the settings. Not only is this unfortunate for fine tuning placement of certain fonts, but it is confusing to have an option to variate a particular parameter and see no changes.
This isn't perfectly precise as to explain what might happen. For instance, sometimes the beginning text will be affected by changing the vertical text box parameter, but yet when after OKing the box and checking the properties again, the initial value shown in the text box reverts, even though the visual change actually took place. The ending text seems to not take the parameter into account at all. There's something sloppy or ineffective in whatever portion of code deals with this and hopefully it can be tightened up in later updates.
Very much 'good luck' with it.
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