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Re: percent repeats (bug?)

From: Wols Lists
Subject: Re: percent repeats (bug?)
Date: Thu, 4 Jul 2019 09:56:02 +0100
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On 04/07/19 00:59, Christopher Heckman wrote:
> In a post/email sent out several months ago, Randy brought up some
> issues about percent repeats over more than two measures. He cited two
> issues, related to where the percent sign is placed and what it looks
> like.
> I would like to add a third: line breaks aren't allowed in the middle
> of a \repeat percent. I discovered this when trying to set up a 4-bar
> repetition of a bass riff. A smaller example is:
> \score {<<
> \new TabStaff { \repeat percent 5 { \repeat unfold 16 { c4 } } }
> \lyrics { \repeat unfold 20 "a very long bit of lyrics indeed!"1 }
>>> }
> (Incidentally, I have tried to put a line break in the appropriate
> place, using the LSR and the manuals but gotten nowhere. A fix would
> be nice to have.)
Just to chuck another spanner into the mix :-) if anybody tackles this,
the music I use never starts a line with a percent repeat. If there's a
line break, it repeats the bar at the start of the line before
continuing with the repeats.


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