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Re: Hiding unused staffs??

From: Guy Stalnaker
Subject: Re: Hiding unused staffs??
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 18:58:41 -0600

Thanks David, I'll review the code.



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On Tue, Nov 12, 2019, 5:32 PM David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:
Guy Stalnaker <address@hidden> writes:

> All,
> I'm writing a choral composition where there are varying numbers of
> voices in play at any one time. Starts out 4-voice SATB, then 6-voices
> (SAATBB), then 4 voices (TTBB), then 3 voices (SSA), then 6, then 8.
> I know I can simply code 8 voices, assigning rests where voices don't
> sing. That's easy.
> I know I can use the terrific method to remove empty staves if I do
> the above.
> I know I can use \new Staff inside a polyphonic context.
> Yet each of these methods has problems.
> There can be empty staffs throughout the work. Or there can be empty
> staves that appear and then then vanish. Or a \new Staff starts
> halfway across the page (truly ugly).
> Though the code gets ugly using the \new Staff method, is there an
> elegant way to get LP to align \new Staff always at the beginning of a
> line?
> Or is there a different and better way to do as I describe.
> Much thanks for any recommendations!

Does the following from the regression tests help any?

David Kastrup

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