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## [Lilypond-auto] [LilyIssues-auto] [testlilyissues:issues] Re: #5032 Usin

 From: Auto mailings of changes to Lily Issues Subject: [Lilypond-auto] [LilyIssues-auto] [testlilyissues:issues] Re: #5032 Using \chords rather than \chordmode etc renders \with ineffective. Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2017 10:32:45 +0000

There is not even a single example containing \with in that thread as archived. Maybe there has been more where the thread originated (in a different mailing list). The only mention of \with here, however, is in some hand-waving explanation.

Neither that explanation nor the rest of the thread are in any way commensurate with the title of this bug report.

\chords [\with ...] { ... } is short for \context ChordNames [\with ...] \chordmode { ... }. That's all there is to it. "Renders \with ineffective" sounds like gearing up for a documentation change that is not likely to lead to more understanding.

[issues:#5032] Using \chords rather than \chordmode etc renders \with ineffective.

Status: New
Created: Sat Jan 14, 2017 09:16 PM UTC by Trevor Daniels
Last Updated: Sun Jan 15, 2017 06:44 AM UTC
Owner: Trevor Daniels

If the \chords command is used to set the input mode (rather than the more usual \chordmode command - see NR 5.4.1) context amendments within a \with command are ineffective. This is because the context has already been created implicitly by the \chords command - before the \with command is processed. The same applies to other short-hands for creating contexts such as \drums, \figures, etc. This should be documented.

(Thanks to Thomas Morley (Harm) for the explanation.)

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