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Re: Error: bad expression type

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Error: bad expression type
Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 13:32:14 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Christopher R. Maden" <address@hidden> writes:

> tl;dr: in 2.14, I used to call a variable (\theFootnotes) between a
> layout score and a MIDI score.  That was defined as ##f in an included
> file.  After convert-ly-ing to 2.18, I get “error: bad expression
> type.” Why?

Because a boolean is a bad expression type to use at top level.  For
doing nothing, you might want to try

theFootnotes = #*unspecified*

which LilyPond chooses to ignore in most contexts.

David Kastrup

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