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Re: assertBeamSlope function

From: Patrick McCarty
Subject: Re: assertBeamSlope function
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2008 14:04:00 -0700

Hi Nick,

On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 1:36 PM, Nick Payne <address@hidden> wrote:
> I asked the question below a few days back and eventually found that I could
> use \override Beam #'positions = #'(x . y) to set the start and end beam
> heights, at the expense of having to issue another override command every
> time the top note changed pitch, in order to maintain consistent stem
> lengths. While poking around in the documentation I found a very laconic
> mention of a music function assertBeamSlope:
> assertBeamSlope - comp (procedure)
> (undocumented; fixme)
> More searching hasn't turned up any more information on this function,
> though from its name alone I infer that it might possibly do what I was
> after. Does anyone know anything about this function?

This function is defined in, which is in the
ly/ directory in a LilyPond installation.  There is a note saying this
function is for `regression testing purposes'.


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