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Re: Full measure rest for time 6/8

Subject: Re: Full measure rest for time 6/8
Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:59:15 +0000 (UTC)

It is clear for me now. Thank you.  No hard feeling, not at all.

On Sunday, July 19, 2015 6:20 PM, Simon Albrecht <address@hidden> wrote:

Am 20.07.2015 um 00:08 schrieb MING TSANG:
I have been Using R1 before but not knowing how to use it for others I thought R4. s4. will make up a full measure of 6/8.
Which is correct :-) And the printed output does not differ, whether you use { R4. s4. } or { R2. }, since the MMR (MultiMeasureRest) is centered in the bar anyway. Also, with something like { R2.*4 }, it will often be necessary to print the rest multiple times, once in every measure that it spans.
So the only issue about your coding is the bar checking that Lily automatically performs with R.
I am learning by coming to the Lists for help.
Which is a good thing and I’m sorry if I’ve been too harsh.
I hope it’s clear now.



On Sunday, July 19, 2015 9:46 AM, Simon Albrecht <address@hidden> wrote:

Excuse me, but how on earth did you get the idea of writing { R4. s4. } ? It’s got to be R2. only, of course.
A ‘R’ rest is always interpreted like { | R | }, so there will be warnings if these barchecks fail.

Yours, Simon

Am 19.07.2015 um 15:37 schrieb MING TSANG:
Dear lilyponders:

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The following is the log file showing barcheck failed, but the pdf display OK.  How to code full bar rest for time 6/8?

log file.......................................................
Starting lilypond-windows.exe 2.18.2 []...
Processing `K:/LILY_POND/jesus-of-galilee/'
Interpreting music...
tt = {\global r8 |
R4. s4. | R4. s4. | r4. \tuplet 4/3 {d'8 c'8 bf8 g8} a4. r4 \bar"|."} %m30-34
Preprocessing graphical objects...
Finding the ideal number of pages...
Fitting music on 1 page...
Drawing systems...
Layout output to `'...
Converting to `./test_full-bar-rest.pdf'...
Success: compilation successfully completed
Completed successfully in 1.4".

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