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I want to make a manual beam - on left side its a chord and to the right a single note.

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What I tried was

<f''8 a''8> [c'8]

which gives :

'error: syntax error, unexpected UNSIGNED'

How to rectify this error.

One related question: How to make manual beam between two chords? Like

<f''8 a''8> [<c'8 d'8>]

I have consulted the Lilypond documentation on this: http://lilypond.org/doc/v2.19/Documentation/notation/beams.en.html

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  • This was actually <f'' a''>8 [c''8]. Got the answer.
    – Vinod
    May 24, 2021 at 6:42

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Firstly you should have the note value outside of the chord. i.e. <f'' a''>8

Both [ and ] should be placed after the note value of the note they are beaming i.e. <f'' a''>8[ c''8]

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