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[Denemo-devel] Repeat bar text

From: Richard Shann
Subject: [Denemo-devel] Repeat bar text
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:54:52 +0000

On Wed, 2014-03-26 at 18:37 +0100, Georg Barton wrote:
> Is it possible to write a 1st+2nd and 3rd Barline?

I didn't (yet) create a special command in Denemo to do this, so you
will have to dip your toe in the LilyPond. There are two ways you can
First if you create a 1st time bar marker and right click on it - You
get the "Advanced Edit" dialog - looks very daunting, but the first bit
(labelled postfix) is the LilyPond text for typesetting the first time
bar marker.
It looks like this (with two carriage return characters before and

\set Score.repeatCommands = #'((volta "1"))

If you (carefully!) change the text inside the quotes thus:

\set Score.repeatCommands = #'((volta "1 & 2"))

You get it typesetting 1 & 2 instead of just 1. The Denemo display won't
show this change (you *could* do that too), but it will typeset.

The other route is View->LilyPond and then find that same place (you can
right click to find the cursor position) and edit there.

Now, I noticed something, the figures 1 and 2 are in a different font or
something to the &, which will be something to look up in the LilyPond
documentation, perhaps ask the LilyPond guys about. (The mailing list is


P.S. if you can include the mailing list address@hidden in your
email then others can gain from what you learn. :)

> Georg
> Gesendet: Samstag, 22. März 2014 um 23:07 Uhr
> Von: "Richard Shann" <address@hidden>
> An: "address@hidden" <address@hidden>
> Betreff: Re: Aw: Re: Re: Re: [bug #36590] Denemo object menu does not
> appear in Ubuntu 
> On Sat, 2014-03-22 at 18:15 +0100, Georg Barton wrote:
> > 1. I played in Edit->Change Preferences because was looking for the
> > possibility to save the playback as a .wave or .mp3 file.
> It is indeed possible to do this.You set the maximum duration of a
> recording in the preferences. Then you start recording with the record
> button in the playback controls (View->Playback Control) - there is
> another record button in the MIDI-in controls but that is for a
> different purpose.
> Once it is recording (record button alternates as stop button), you
> play
> whatever you want then press the record/stop button again to stop the
> recording and you get a disk icon to save, click that and use a name
> with .wav to save as wav file
> I just tested it :)
> no mp3 though, that isn't free.
> Richard

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