[OS X TeX] Help: dal segno symbol

Jeffrey Roland jroland at lsu.edu
Mon Mar 19 03:44:20 CET 2007

On Mar 18, 2007, at 9:32 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Mar 18, 2007, at 9:08 AM, Jeffrey Roland wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have what may be an unusual question, but I'm hoping that the  
>> collective here can offer some help.  My wife is trying to produce  
>> a dal segno symbol in text, but we can't seem to figure out how to  
>> do it.  Apparently it's not too hard to produce when actually  
>> scoring in Lily Pond, but we can't seem to get it into text using  
>> LaTeX.  (The machine she's using is running the latest gwTeX with  
>> TeXShop on a PPC G4.)  Any ideas or pointers to more appropriate  
>> lists (TeX for composers?) would be appreciated.
>> TIA,
>> Jeff R.
> Howdy,
> I don't know if this will help, but you might try to install the  
> MusixTeX i-package.
> The documentation that comes with it still uses bit maps but you  
> can re-compile it and it will use type1 fonts (well, the  
> documentation still uses some bitmapped fonts that aren't used in  
> the musixtex package).
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest.com)

Thanks, Herb. We were able to make the MusixTeX package do what she  


Jeff R.

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