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## Re: filling meaasures with rests automatically

 From: Stefan Thomas Subject: Re: filling meaasures with rests automatically Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2009 17:26:09 +0200

Dear Kieren,
I think it could be easy, for someone, who can handle scheme, but for
me, I guess, it's too complicated.

> Hi Stefan,
>
>> there is one feature, that I know from Sibelius and Finale, which
>> would be great to have in Lilypond too.
>> If You have for example just one sixteenth note in a 4/4 bar, than
>> sibelius automatically fills the rest of the bar with rests.
>> I think rosegarden is able to do that too, but as far as I know, it is
>> not possible to do this within lilypond.
>> Could it be possible to write a script for this?
>
> This would be pretty simple with a Scheme function.
> You would definitely have to use bar checks on every measure, though, or
> else the Scheme function could not tell where you wanted the measure to end.
>
> Hope this helps!
> Kieren.
>