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lilypond-book: manual page for lilypond-book 2.12.2


lilypond-book - manual page for lilypond-book 2.12.2


lilypond-book [OPTION]... FILE


Process LilyPond snippets in hybrid HTML, LaTeX, texinfo or DocBook document.


-F, --filter=FILTER
pipe snippets through FILTER [default: `convert-ly -n -']
-f, --format=FORMAT
use output format FORMAT (texi [default], texi-html, latex, html, docbook)
-h, --help
show this help and exit
-I, --include=DIR
add DIR to include path
format Texinfo output so that Info will look for images of music in DIR
run executable PROG instead of latex
pad left side of music to align music inspite of uneven bar numbers (in mm)
-o, --output=DIR
write output to DIR
do not fail if no lilypond output is found
do not fail if no PNG images are found for EPS files
write lily-XXX files to DIR, link into --output dir
-P, --process=COMMAND
process ly_files using COMMAND FILE...
create PDF files for use with PDFTeX
-V, --verbose
be verbose
show version number and exit
-w, --warranty
show warranty and copyright


$ lilypond-book --filter="tr '[a-z]' '[A-Z]'" BOOK
$ lilypond-book -F "convert-ly --no-version --from=2.0.0 -" BOOK
$ lilypond-book --process='lilypond -I include' BOOK


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The full documentation for lilypond-book is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and lilypond-book programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info lilypond-book

should give you access to the complete manual.