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Re: LilyPond 2.1.22 released

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: LilyPond 2.1.22 released
Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2004 21:02:42 +0100

address@hidden writes:
> > Read the release notes more carefully. Essentially, I have removed
> > the old-style \set. Now, \unset is the proper inverse of \set .
> I've read that -- excuse my ignorance, but I still don't get it.
> Assuming the new keywords, what is the actual difference?  What can
> you do with \override what \set can't do?

\set and \unset involve translation properties
(eg. Score.measurePosition), while \override and \revert involve
layout properties (eg. #'thickness, #'direction). If this doesn't
clarify things, then you should read the LilyPond documentation,
chapter Technical Manual.


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