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Re: Alternative polymetric representation

From: Carl Sorensen
Subject: Re: Alternative polymetric representation
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 18:36:12 -0600

On 6/14/10 6:24 PM, "Arle Lommel" <address@hidden> wrote:

> (Sorry for the lengthy post, but a couple of issues came up when I tried to
> work with an older file I did some time ago.)
> About 18 months ago Reinhold helped me figure out how to display time
> signatures like (3+3+4)/16 in which there is a complex upper portion of the
> time signature over a simple lower portion. Reinhold provided a fairly complex
> fix at that time, but with updating from 2.12.2 to 2.13.18, it runs into some
> problems with beat grouping. In particular running the convert does a
> reasonable job except for this error:
>> Not smart enough to convert beatGrouping.
>>    beatGrouping with a specified context must now be accomplished with
>>    \overrideBeamSettings.
>> Please refer to the manual for details, and update manually.
> OK. Fair enough, I need to look at the current manual, but there are some
> problems with the documentation online that make this problematic.
> If I go to here:
> and search, it does not search the 2.13 documentation, but the 2.12
> documentation (where \overrideBeamSettings is, for obvious reasons, not
> found).

> So the question is where can I find the documentation for
> \overrideBeamSettings? I'd like to consult that *before* I come here and get a
> RTFM response, but in this case it seems that TFM doesn't exist.

Instead of searching, go to the Notation Reference, and use the LilyPond
index.  There's an entry for overrideBeamSettings.




P.S.  There is another change in autobeam syntax currently in review, so if
this isn't time critical, you may want to wait a week or two.

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