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Re: RE: centering rests

From: Bertalan Fodor
Subject: Re: RE: centering rests
Date: 30 Oct 2009 08:32:27 +0100

I think that's a bug as R2 is not centered.

 ---- Original message ---- 
From: Erik Appeldoorn <address@hidden>
Sent: 29 Oct 2009 18:39 +01:00
To: 'Kieren MacMillan' <address@hidden>
Cc:  <address@hidden>
Subject: RE: centering rests

You are quite right, and I have never even bothered to check. Although I
have a quite substantial library and am over 25 years active with music.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kieren MacMillan [mailto:address@hidden
> Sent: donderdag 29 oktober 2009 18:29
> To: Erik Appeldoorn
> Cc: address@hidden
> Subject: Re: centering rests
> Hi Erik,
> > when I want to use r2 at the start (or R2) of the bar it looks
> > awfull. So how do I align these rests centered?
> >
> If you mean that you want the (e.g.) half-note rest to be mid-way
> through the first half of the measure, rather than left-aligned at
> the first beat, then... you don't/shouldn't.
> In standard music engraving practice, the full-measure rest is the
> *only* one that is centered in its [horizontal] duration-space - all
> other rests are placed at the position where they first happen in the
> flow of time, just like their sounding-note equivalent(s).
> Hope this helps!
> Kieren.=

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