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Re: Skipping notes with a hyphenated word

From: -Eluze
Subject: Re: Skipping notes with a hyphenated word
Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2009 13:38:00 -0700 (PDT)

Father Horton wrote:
> I'm trying to set two verses. Verse 1 has an extra note, and it's no
> problem
> to get rid of it in verse 2 with \skip. The problem is that the word in
> verse 2 is actually a hyphenated word, so a hyphen of some sort _must_
> appear.
> Using \skip won't work because a lyric hyphen doesn't like having a skip
> at
> the end. 
not sure i understand the problem fully - i tried the following under
\version "2.13.6" and for me there *is* a hyphen between la and la in the
2nd verse:

lyricsTwo = \lyricmode { la -- \skip 4 la }

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