In the example below, the downbeat of the second bar is (in my opinion) too close to the barline that precedes it. The spacing of the first bar is better. The aesthetics of spacing in this particular project are incredibly important to me, so I’m noticing this sort of thing more than usual.
In typesetting hymnals, I’m finding I’m frequently making manual note adjustments to the downbeat to increase the space before it. Could this be added as a setting?
It seems like it would be relative (percentage) perhaps, not absolute… so perhaps it would fall under Note Spacing rather than Engraving Options–Notes. Just postulating.
Thanks for considering.