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[Denemo-devel] Re: Inserting measures in all staffs

From: Jeremiah Benham
Subject: [Denemo-devel] Re: Inserting measures in all staffs
Date: Mon, 12 May 2008 23:32:31 -0500

On Mon, 2008-05-12 at 19:12 +0100, Richard Shann wrote:
> Jeremiah, 
> Last October we were discussing the feature of Denemo which allows
> staffs to have different numbers of measures. 

It seems to work well. Thanks for adding this. 

> You pointed out that
> > We need to
> > have the ability to add and delete a measure in one staff only. This
> > way
> > if we were making an arrangement or something and we skipped over a
> > measure we can add an empty measure to voice x and then fill in what
> > was missing
> I think I fixed some things so that it didn't crash, but it still has
> the annoying behaviour that when appending to a staff the other staffs
> do not acquire measures to suit. This is down to the function
> nextmeasure() which is called with an argument which is always FALSE.

Its been a while since I looked at the code. I am sure you correct. 

> As far as I can see, this isn't needed - you can delete a single measure
> in one staff only, and can add one by adding to all staffs and deleting
> from the others. (We could have a special function to do specifically
> this.)

That would be nice to have a feature to this. 

> I propose to drop the boolean argument to nextmeasure() and, as it is
> badly named, find a new name for it. This will behave as if
> nextmeasure() started with the statement
> all = TRUE;

ok. I say go ahead and change it.

> Can you check out that this will be acceptable behaviour for you?

Yeah. This makes denemo more flexible editor. Thanks for adding it. 

> Cheers,
> Richard

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