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Re: Automatic Accidentals ignore unmetered music

From: Peter Leschev
Subject: Re: Automatic Accidentals ignore unmetered music
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 20:49:48 +1100


>>    I'm currently typesetting vocal music which doesn't have time
>>sigatures, but bar lines are present at various stages of the
>> pieces.

First there was the time signature, then there was the bar, marking
the first beat.

What does a bar without a time signature mean?  Answer: whatever
you want it to mean.  How does the reader know that?

You'll have to excuse me, I'm a techie, helping a muso out. Erik previously described the situation better than me - It's not so much 'unmetered music', rather irregularly metered music. It would have been nice if something better was available than calling 'measureLength' for each bar.

Have you considered forget-accidentals?  If there are long sections
without bars, that might be the best way, because the bars won't
Yep, that's what I'm currently using as a workaround. Thanks for the tip.


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