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## Re: Skipping notes with a hyphenated word

 From: Trevor Daniels Subject: Re: Skipping notes with a hyphenated word Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2009 21:53:11 +0100

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-Eluze wrote Saturday, October 24, 2009 9:38 PM

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```Father Horton wrote:
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I'm trying to set two verses. Verse 1 has an extra note, and it's no
```problem
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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.

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Using \skip won't work because a lyric hyphen doesn't like having a skip
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the end.

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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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Yes, this works for me too.

But if you still have a problem the simplest
alternative is to hard-code the hyphen:

lyricsTwo = \lyricmode { la "-" la }

Trevor

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