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Re: Scoped variables

From: Kieren MacMillan
Subject: Re: Scoped variables
Date: Mon, 4 Nov 2019 06:06:55 -0500

Hi Peter,

> If a publisher wanted to collect Mr. Lanfear's string quartets (assuming that 
> he has written more than one) into a single volume, the Lilypond code would 
> have to be changed to rename all of the variables to something like QiIViolinI

In the engraving of my larger works (operas, musicals, multi-movement concert 
works, etc.), I’ve done exactly that. It’s only a small bit of extra effort.

> Now you can have a directory/file structure like:
> Book
>   Quartet1
>     Movement1
>       ...
>     Movement2
> etc.

Have you looked at Jan-Peter’s templating system (cf. and other links)? I 
think it does exactly what you’re talking about.

Hope that helps!


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