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## Re: one more tuplet problem

 From: Werner LEMBERG Subject: Re: one more tuplet problem Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2004 08:06:02 +0100 (CET)

> > % . Looking at the third tuplet I believe that the beam spanner
> > %   code is not appropriate for tuplet lines at all.  It seems
> > %   best to follow the note head positions only, ignoring stems
> > %   for computing the slope.
>
> I think this is wrong, and will lead to large gaps. In the case
> shown, a horizontal bracket is better.

You are right.  I think I've found a better algorithm (see below).

Werner

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%
% This file shows problems with tuplet brackets in lilypond
% CVS 2004-01-19 18:06 MET.
%
% . We probably need a different algorithm to compute the slope of tuplet
%
%   + Compare the number of stems up' and down'.  If we have more down'
%     stems, put the tuplet bracket down'.  In the example below, the
%     third tuplet bracket should be put on the other side.

\version "2.1.12"
\include "deutsch.ly"

\score {
\notes \relative c' {
\times 4/5 { fis4 e es d des }
\times 4/5 { fis,4 e es d des }
\times 4/5 { b'''4 b,, h c cis }
\times 4/5 { b4 b'' a as g }
}

\paper {
linewidth = -1
}
}

% EOF