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Re: Whole measure rests

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: Whole measure rests
Date: Sun, 3 Feb 2002 15:58:18 +0100

address@hidden writes:
> > The official solution is to use R2. instead of r2. See for example the
> > section on rests in the reference manual, which says "Whole bar rests
> > centered in the bar are specified using R, see Multi measure rests."
> > I find that fairly clear.
> Thanks--I missed that.  The reference manual is indeed clear, but
> the tutorial could be improved.  In First-steps.html, it states
> without qualification that:
>     Rests are entered just like notes with the name "r"
> I suggest adding a sentence to that section along the lines of:
>     If a rest occupies a complete measure, use "R" instead of "r".

I would like to have that explanation in a place where a whole measure
rest is used correctly in  an example. Can you think of such a place?


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