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Re: hebrew lyrics lilypond!!

From: Mats Bengtsson
Subject: Re: hebrew lyrics lilypond!!
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2003 15:02:10 +0200
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It would actually help if you provided more complete examples of
what you tried to do. If the example you show below is what you
typed in the lyrics section, I fully understand why nothing works.

First of all, you have to realize that the syllables are separated by blanks.
If you want to include a space or any special character such as curly
braces in a syllable you have to add double quotes around the full
syllable. Thus, you probably want

mylyricsline = \lyrics{ "\\R{\\hebalef}" ... }

which should result in a \hbox{\R{\hebalef}} command in the generated
TeX file.


Aaron wrote:

It is doubled.
\\R { "\\hebalef" }
There is an error in  the log file which complains about undefined
control sequence.

What I need is someone else on the list to who could try this out as
well. I am getting the feeling that either I am just consistantly doing
something wrong or there is a bug in lilypond-book or ???


On Fri, 2003-06-27 at 02:19, Ferenc Wagner wrote:
Aaron <address@hidden> writes:

\lyitem{ -1.8893 }{ 43.7506 }{\magfontMOPIomMMBo\hbox{hebalef}}%
Here you have a problem: the backslash did not get through.
Double it!

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