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tablatures and long/dotted notes

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: tablatures and long/dotted notes
Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2002 00:31:50 +0200

address@hidden writes:
> I've noticed a couple problems with tablatures and some note values.
> I'm working off the cvs sources, but these problems were in 1.6.0 also.
> 1) for dotted notes, the dot is printed right in the middle of the fret
>    number.  It would be nice if it could be moved over.

I can't duplicate this.

> 2) for half notes, I've seen both hash marks printed across the
>    tablature stem, or two stems tied together (the second with no fret
>    number).  (I've also seen some books that just ignore the problem and
>    just print it like a quarter note, which is what lilypond is doing
>    now ...)

I'll leave this to the tab gurus. You could fake a hash mark with the
following advanced hack: Make a stem tremolo, i.e.


 override Molecule callback StemTremolo to Text_item::brew_molecule
 and set #'text to #'(music "accidentals-1") . Or somesuch.


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