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## Re: Help with complex format

 From: Oscar A. Valdez Subject: Re: Help with complex format Date: 29 Jan 2003 08:38:13 -0600

Thanks for your reply and advise. Can attachments be posted to the list?
I can attach sample .jpg or .png images of the scores I'd like to be
able to produce with lilypond.

Oscar

El mié, 29-01-2003 a las 07:52, Mats Bengtsson escribió:
> Why not keep the discussion on the list. I'm sure you're not the only
> person who wants to do these things and some of your requests may be
> solved with tricks that have a more general use as well.
>
> If you browse through the "Regression Tests" document (goto
> lilypond.org, click on Documentation:Index and then on Regression Tests)
> you will find example files for note heads withing parentheses and how
> to change the shape of the note head. I'm afraid there isn't any note
> head with double vertical lines, just one with single vertical lines,
> but that would be easy to add to the font.
>
> As far as I know, there's no explicit support for dashed bar lines,
> even though it would be possible to hack them using inline postscript.
> It shouldn't be hard to add support for them.
>
> Use \bar "||" for double bar lines (you can also set the default
> bar line layout if you want it for a long sequence of bars).
>
> Letters before staffs are easiest handled using the instrument or
> instr properties, see the "An orchestral score" section of the
> Tutorial. You can tune the font and layout by setting properties of
> the InstrumentName graphical object.
>
>     /Mats
>
> Oscar A. Valdez wrote:
> > I am trying to set chants for liturgical use, but the formatting by
> > necessity
> > has to be complex.
> >
> > I need to be able to print optional notes (in parentheses), chanting notes
> > (whole notes surrounded by two vertical lines), incised, half, dashed and
> > double
> > barlines, letters before staffs to indicate chant mode, etc., etc.
> >
> > at
> > address@hidden . I'll be happy to describe in greater detail what I
> > need to do.
> >
> >
>
>
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