# Re: Trouble Combining Repeats and Closing Bars in tunes

Thanks David,

This is just what I needed!

Regards,

Ben

On Mon, 2016-10-17 at 23:52 -0500, David Wright wrote:
> On Mon 17 Oct 2016 at 23:24:51 (-0400), Ben Beeson wrote:
> >
> > I am looking at a 4 - part tune where the first and third parts are
> > repeated and the second and fourth parts are not repeated. Try as I
> > may, I cannot get Lilypond to put  the repeats and closing bars in
> > the
> > right place when engraving the tune. The following is just about as
> > simple as I can get it and still show the issue.
> >
> > % BarExample.ly
> > \version "2.19.48"
> >
> > example = {   \time 2/4
> >               \relative c''{
> >                              \repeat volta 2 { a8 a8 a8 a8 | a8 a8
> > a8
> > a8 | \break  }
> >                                               \bar ".|" d8 d8 d8 d8
> > >
> > >   d8 d8 d8 d8 | \bar "|." \break
> >                              \repeat volta 2 { a8 a8 a8 a8 | a8 a8
> > a8
> > a8 | \break }
> >                                               \bar ".|"  d8 d8 d8
> > d8 |
> > d8 d8 d8 d8 | \bar "|." \break }
> > }
> >
> >
> > \score
> > {
> >     \new Staff <<
> >
> >                     \new Voice {
> >                             \example
> >                     }
> >     >>
> > }
> > % end BarExample.ly
> >
> > This produces the following which is clearly not what I intended
> > since
> > the first and third lines should be repeated and the second and
> > fourth
> > lines are not repeated.
> >
> >
> >  What am I doing wrong and what is the best way to fix it short of
> > using separate score blocks for each part?
>
> Just let LP choose the barline types.
>
> Cheers,
> David.

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