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## Re: Two simple questions

 From: Graham Percival Subject: Re: Two simple questions Date: Thu, 02 Jan 2003 18:38:46 -0800

On Thu, 02 Jan 2003 20:27:34 -0500
> I am curious: #1. How I can skip a chord on a pickup measure? i.e. 3/4
> time and the first measure has only one beat, while the last has the
> other two. I know in the notes area to use \skip 4*2 in that instance,
> but in the chords, the first chord is not played until the first full
> measure. How can I do that?

I'm not certain what you mean by "skipping a chord".  To have a "pickup"
(also called an "anacrusis") in the first bar, do this:
\time 3/4 \partial 4
c4 | c2 c4 | d2 d4 |

I expect that the chords should fall into place.

Cheers,
- Graham