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Figured Bass support

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Figured Bass support
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2003 01:50:45 +0100

address@hidden writes:
> The example given in the manual for a figured bass seems to be missing a
> \notes directive - if I put it inside a \score {} thus


> This doesn't always happen depending on the relative lengths of the 
> parts I think. Any suggestions for eliminating this would be welcome, 
> meanwhile here is a revised example with the \notes and that is more 
> realistic

this is because the figured bass line is longer than the staff. The
notes are used to compute spacing.

> <
>  \context Voice \notes { \clef bass dis4  c d ais}

thanks, I've incorporated this (1.7 CVS.)

> By the way, I notice that the character $ is allowed after the \ in 
> lilypond, is this an old feature - it does not seem to be used for 
> anything? I can't see a reference to it in the ChangeLog.  (It is being 
> output by denemo, but I don't think it means anything).

This is a feature long deprecated. I think we'll remove it before 1.8


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