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## Re: Ending second repeat on final \bar "|."

 From: steve Subject: Re: Ending second repeat on final \bar "|." Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2022 10:03:47 -0400 User-agent: SquirrelMail/1.4.19

      Thats it!  thanx very much

version 2.18.2 does everything I need and have been using it for
years and don't want to deal with compatibility issues..

thanx - steve

> Hi,
>
> (The mailing list is lilypond-user, not lilypond-users,
> I've corrected the address so we're no longer off-list.)
>
>
>> Le 03/08/2022 15:57 CEST, steve@linuxsuite.org a Ã©critÂ :
>>
>> > This is easier in 2.23.x, the current series of development
>> > versions, because there is a dedicated \repeat segno feature,
>> > but it's also possible in 2.18 with \bar ".|:-|." (no need
>> > to define it yourself, it's already predefined).
>> Just compiled it. It doesn't work either. There are 2 sections,
>> each a \repeat volta 2. The second repeat of the first section
>> must end in a final "|.". , but also need the repeat sign at the
>> beginning of the second section. It gets wiped out. tried messing around
>> with it but no luck.
>
>
> I'll admit I didn't test version 2.18 (and forgot
> to update the version statement). It looks like that
> bar line didn't exist at the time, so you need to
> define it (as you had started doing in your original example):
>
> \version "2.18.2"
>
> #(define-bar-line ".|:-|." "|." ".|:" "")
>
> \relative c'' {
>
> \time 2/4
>
>   \repeat volta 2 {
>   c4 c | c c |
>   }
>   \alternative {
>     { d b }
>     { c b^"Fine" }
>   }
>
>   \break
>
>   \repeat volta 2 {
>     \bar ".|:-|."
>   c4 c | c c |
>   }
>   \alternative {
>     { d b }
>     { c b^"D. C. al Fine" }
>   }
>   \bar "||"
> }
>
>
> Wouldn't you be better off with a recent version of
> LilyPond though? LilyPond 2.18 is from 2014, few people
> use it today, so you'll get better answers on mailing
> lists if your upgrade to 2.22. The convert-ly program
> can update the syntax of your input files automatically
> (in Frescobaldi: Tools > Update with convert-ly),
> usually leaving very little to be updated manually.
>
> Best,
> Jean
>



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