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Re: Q: \Rest in addition to \rest?

From: Mats Bengtsson
Subject: Re: Q: \Rest in addition to \rest?
Date: Sat, 21 Dec 2002 11:57:52 +0100
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The interface to set the vertical position for multimeasure 
rests is a bit more awkward, try
\once \property Voice.MultiMeasureRest \override #'staff-position = #3


Quoting David Petrou <address@hidden>:

> hi.  i need to place rests in particular vertical locations to avoid
> collisions.  something like a4\rest works great for non-whole measure
> rests.  but i'd like an equivalent for a whole measure rest that is
> centered within a measure.
> also, just a comment on a previous post: someone mentioned that it
> would be nice for an option for rests to be vertically aligned as cues
> to the next note.  i second that idea with a small refinement: if that
> vertical location causes a collision with another note, revert to
> lily's current algorithm for resolving the collisions.  in the stuff
> i've typeset, lily seems to do a good job of making sure rests and
> notes don't collide, but does less well in other cases, like rests
> against other rests, etc.  i'm sure this is simplifying things a great
> deal.
> thanks,
> david
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