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Re: off beat measure, and measure number

 From: Graham Percival Subject: Re: off beat measure, and measure number Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2002 01:02:43 -0800

On Mon, 11 Nov 2002 00:02:27 -0800
> 1)
> How can I put off beat on the first bar, like here :

\partial 8
that gives you an eighth-note upbeat.
\partial 4
gives you a quarter-note upbeat.

> How do I put a bar after the first rest, "r8" ,hence begin a second
> bar?

Technically the first rest is in bar 0; bar 1 is the first full bar of
the piece.

> 2) How do I put the measure number on, for example, every measure?

See:
http://lilypond.org/stable/Documentation/user/out-www/lilypond/Bar-numbers.html

Try changing the "every-nth-bar-number-visible 5" to "... 1".

Cheers,
- Graham