# A repeat barline in the middle of a tie

How would I play a tie when a barline is in the middle of it? Here is an example:

In the picture, there is a tie, which has a repeat sign in the middle. When I play the repeat inside of the repeat, what will happen to the tie? Will I go one note behind the barline and play the full tie?

• Where did you find this? Looks completely wrong to me. – JimM May 5 '19 at 20:21
• Whenever I've seen ties across repeat barlines, there was always a tie at both ends (i.e. there was a tie across the left repeat barline and another across the right repeat barline). I think I've seen that in ragtime before. The example in the OP looks wrong, though, as there is no tie coming from the last note. – Dekkadeci May 6 '19 at 5:19
• @JimM -- I was looking through sheet music, and found this... – xilpex May 6 '19 at 14:43
• No, the problem with this example is that you can't have a repeat inside another repeat. You need either to use DaCapo or DelSegno notation, or if the inner repeat is short, use the markings for "repeat previous measure", i.e those slash-things. – Carl Witthoft May 6 '19 at 15:48
• @Xilpex please post the link so we can examine the source. – Carl Witthoft May 6 '19 at 15:48