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Re: defining custom note heads

From: Eric Knapp
Subject: Re: defining custom note heads
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 11:04:13 -0500


I'm trying to get the second option below to work. This is one where
you use markup commands to create the notehead. I can't get the syntax
right, could you also provide an example of that?



On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 10:20 AM, v!ictor address@hidden <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello Brian,
> There are two things you need to do to create arbitrary noteheads from
> within lilypond:
> 1. change the NoteHead stencil to the text interface:
> \once \override NoteHead  #'stencil = #ly:text-interface::print
> 2. define the text attribute of the NoteHead. you can put any markup
> command you want. The easiest thing to do is to simply call a
> musicglyph, as in the example below. With musicglyph you can use any
> of the feta font glyphs:
> But you can also draw lines, circles, etc. basically anything you can
> do in a markup. See

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