> Hi fellow-users, > > > > I don’t know whether I have one joint problem or two separate ones. My > apologies for running them together in the same post if they are in > reality separate issues. > > > > I’m putting together a vocal (choir) score in the key of G major which > has five repeated sections. I tried input using automatic repeats, but > getting that correctly coordinated between both music and the lyrics > defeated me (volta repeats starting in the middle of hyphenated words, > etc.), so I opted to insert manual volta brackets.
LilyPond does not really worry about words I think; it works on syllables. So that should not really be an issue.
> Aha, I thought: try adding an invisible barline at the beginning of > bar 5. That works fine to position the volta bracket correctly, but it > also makes the barline at the end of bar 4 invisible also, even when I > add a manual single barline at the end of bar 4. (See Example B > below.)