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Feature request: Midi-skip

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Feature request: Midi-skip
Date: Sun, 3 Feb 2002 03:15:56 +0100

address@hidden writes:
> Currently, it is possible to stop playing midi. If there was a way with
> which the starting point could be set, it would be much easier to proof
> check only certain part of the score to be written by listening the midi
> output of that part only.
> Typesetting can already be skipped by using property:
>   \property Score.skipTypesetting = ##t
>   ...
>   \property Score.skipTypesetting = ##f
> It would be nice if there was a similar skipping mechanism for midi, too.
> That would make faster the process of evolving pieces.

it should be possible to copy the way skipTypesetting works to the
midi translator. However, since MIDI output is very quick, and
many midi players allow you to fastforward through pieces, I don't
want to invest any time in this.

Han-Wen Nienhuys   |   address@hidden    |

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