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Diagonal slash marks

Sometimes, instead of a note or notes, a diagonal slash mark is printed on a staff. This is used for various purposes, such as strumming a chord (in a guitar part), or to mean that the previous beat should be repeated or that a note should be improvised. You can get slash marks for all notes by setting the noteheads parameter.

noteheads = "allslash"

or if you want to use hollow slashes for half notes and longer
noteheads = "slash"

Usually such slash marks do not include a stem, so you may wish to also set

If you just want specific chords to be slashes, you can use the chord head shape override:

1: b;[ hs "allslash"; len 0 ]... ;;;

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