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Re: marks, voltas, and key signatures

From: Graham King
Subject: Re: marks, voltas, and key signatures
Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2005 20:55:47 +0000

I'm new to this game so the following might not be optimal, but I solved
your first problem thus:

\once \override Score.RehearsalMark #'self-alignment-X = #-1 \mark
\markup \large \bold { Tempo 1 \super \right-align o }

'fraid I can't help with the voltas.  Your third problem (key
signatures) has been discussed at some length on the list within the
last couple of weeks.  Look for a thread with subject line

-- Graham

On Sat, 2005-01-22 at 18:28, Anthony W. Youngman wrote:
> Various problems I want to fix ...
> Marks - I want to put some text on a barline. I thought it was "\mark 
> \markup", but that centres the text over the barline - no use when it's 
> a long text :-( I want the text to start over the bar, not centred. How 
> do I left-justify a mark, or what else should I do?
> Voltas - is this a bug? They're floating way too high over the staff. An 
> "x time bar" to me should be sitting almost touching the staff. But 
> there's a gap the same height as the volta between it and the staff. AS 
> I say, is this a bug, or how do I move the volta down?
> And key signatures. I'm not used to seeing accidentals cancelled then 
> reset. If I go from, say, three flats to four, lilypond gives me SEVEN 
> accidentals, three naturals and four flats. To me it should be just four 
> flats. Likewise, going from four flats to three, I would expect the key 
> signature to be one accidental followed by three flats. How do I get 
> this behaviour?
> Cheers,
> Wol

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