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Re: two questions
Re: two questions
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>
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
> > 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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