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Re: Typesetting exercises with blank space

From: Orm Finnendahl
Subject: Re: Typesetting exercises with blank space
Date: Sat, 10 May 2014 12:49:13 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Hi James,

 here is how I normaly do it (you can of course wrap this into a
definition called "emptyBar" and use rests if you need Midi ouput:

\relative c' {c d e f \hideNotes c d e f \unHideNotes c d e f }


Am Samstag, den 10. Mai 2014 um 18:43:49 Uhr (+0800) schrieb James Harkins:
> I want to create an exercise for some beginning composition
> students, where I will provide some short melody fragments sprinkled
> through a longer score. Most measures will be empty, but I want
> LilyPond to leave enough space for the students to write in their
> own notes. I looked in the notation reference at "horizontal
> spacing" (which appears to be concerned more with note spacing) and
> "breaks" (where I found quite a bit about allowing extra breaks,
> which is the opposite of what I want).
> I'm sure it's documented, but 1/ my mental map of the LP
> documentation isn't comprehensive enough and 2/ my brain is fried
> and I simply can't think of a reasonable search term for this at the
> moment.
> I could imagine either:
> - a setting to force a certain number of bars per system, or
> - an override to set the minimum measure width.
> Thanks,
> hjh
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