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## Re: Changing autobeaming for 4/4 time

 From: Carl Sorensen Subject: Re: Changing autobeaming for 4/4 time Date: Sun, 9 Aug 2009 15:59:43 -0600

On 8/9/09 1:56 PM, "Trevor Daniels" <address@hidden> wrote:

>
>
> Patrick McCarty wrote Sunday, August 09, 2009 3:36 AM
>
>
>> On Sat, Aug 08, 2009 at 07:21:42PM -0700, Patrick McCarty wrote:
>>>
>>
>> Hmm, I just realized that the inconsistency still exists, even
>> with my
>> patch.  Here's an example:
>>
>>  \relative c'' {
>>    a8 a a a
>>    a8 a a a
>>    a16 a a8 a a
>>    a8 a16 a a8 a
>>    a8 a a16 a a8
>>    a8 a a a16 a  % beaming is different
>>  }
>
> Yes, the basic problem still remains.  The look-ahead is
> only to the next note.  When this is a quaver there is no
> rule which dictates a beam break of quavers at 1/4 and 3/4.
> Fixing this goes rather deeper than the autobeaming rules.
> There is an analogous effect with 16th and 32nd notes:
> try     a32 a a16 a a a a32 a a16 a a a a32 a a16 a a a a32 a
>

Could the two of you please take some of these examples and beam them
manually so that I can see what they *should* do?  I'll then try to figure
out why the autobeam engraver doesn't do it.

Some explanation as to *why* it should work the way it should would also be