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## Re: invisible rest that takes no horizontal space

 From: Kieren MacMillan Subject: Re: invisible rest that takes no horizontal space Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2010 07:33:30 -0400

Hi Peter,

> adding *0 to s[0-9]+ is easy. To add the \partial command, it is necessary to
> figure out the current time signature from the context, to find the start of
> the measure and to figure out the length of the partial bar, which is not
> easy. One has to write a lilypond parser for that.

No... if you have

s4 s4 s4. c8 |

you could easily have your script figure out the length of the measure, without
a "Lilypond parser".
Of course, I'm assuming you use barline checks, like the docs recommend --
otherwise, you may definitely be unable to use this solution.

Cheers,
Kieren.