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Re: two questions

From: Spider
Subject: Re: two questions
Date: Fri, 23 May 2003 19:26:52 -0700 (PDT)

I'm not a programmer by any means - will these features ever be implemented?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mats Bengtsson" <address@hidden>
To: "Spider" <address@hidden>
Cc: <address@hidden>
Sent: Saturday, May 24, 2003 3:54 AM
Subject: Re: two questions

 > Spider wrote: 
 > 1: crossbar beaming works fine, but how do i get it to work with 
 > line breaks? for example: 
 > [<c'8 c''> <d' d''> <e' e''> <f' f''> <g' g''> <a' a''> <b' b''>] 
 > <c' c''> \break <d' d''> 
 > I want to beam the last two eighth notes together, past the line 
 > break (half beams on both sides, with the correct 
 > direction/orientation/length. crossbar beaming across line breaks 
 > happens in a lot of piano scores, how can i replicate the effect? 
 > > This is not directly supported at the moment as far as I know. You 
 > > could simulate it by adding spacing notes at the end of the beam of 
 > > the first line and at the beginning of a new beam at the second 
 > > line, but that's a bit clumsy. 
 > 2. this is a minor thing: it would be nice if lilypond could output 
 > music with other fonts - such as the one used by MUP (clefs look 
 > better), the standard "jazz font", etc. will this be possible 
 > anytime? 
 > > The main authors of Lilypond usually claim to have the most 
 > > beautiful font (they have closely studied the engravings by 
 > > Baerenreiter and other "good" publishers"). The main problem of 
 > > using another font is that the glyph names are hard coded into 
 > > Lilypond, but it shouldn't be impossible to produce more or less 
 > > faked font metrics files for other fonts that use the Lilypond glyph 
 > > names but the character codes and dimensions of the other font. 
 > > Also, it has to be a font format that TeX can handle. 
 > > 
 > > /Mats 

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