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Re: How to tie a flat to g sharp

From: Erik Sandberg
Subject: Re: How to tie a flat to g sharp
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2005 15:15:17 +0100
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On Monday 24 January 2005 14.41, Kilian A. Foth wrote:
> Erik Sandberg writes:
>  > On Monday 24 January 2005 12.01, Kilian A. Foth wrote:
>  > > Greetings,
>  > >
>  > > I am having a hard time convincing Lilypond to create a tie between
>  > > enharmonic variants:
>  >
>  > This is nonstandard practise, and hence not easy to do cleanly (AFAIK).
>  > A quick&dirty fix could be to create invisible 'a' notes in the second
>  > bar; this would create ties (though the right end points wouldn't be
>  > 100% correct).
> I tried that, but since the problem is with enharmonic notes, they will
> always get in each other's way, and the invisible notehead will shift
> the real one aside so that the tie misses its target. So what I really
> need is be either of
>  - a way to typeset invisible notes that don't take up space
>  - a method to force a tie to be drawn between two arbitrary
>    noteheads, no questions asked.

Hm.. You could force slurs by adding invisible notes, like:

\relative \new Staff <<
{<cis cis'>2 <des des'>} \\
\new Voice {  cis'2( des)}
\new Voice {  cis'( des) }

this gives some warnings, and you might want to tweak slur directions 


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