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LILYPOND-BOOK(1) User Commands LILYPOND-BOOK(1)

NAME

lilypond-book - manual page for lilypond-book 2.22.1

SYNOPSIS

lilypond-book [OPTION]... FILE

DESCRIPTION

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

OPTIONS

pipe snippets through FILTER [default: `convert-ly -n -']
use output format FORMAT (texi [default], texi-html, latex, html, docbook)
show this help and exit
add DIR to include path
format Texinfo output so that Info will look for images of music in DIR
pad left side of music to align music in spite of uneven bar numbers (in mm)
Print lilypond log messages according to LOGLEVEL
write lily-XXX files to DIR, link into --output dir
Print log messages according to LOGLEVEL (NONE, ERROR, WARNING, PROGRESS (default), DEBUG)
write output to DIR
process ly_files using COMMAND FILE...
Redirect the lilypond output
Compile snippets in safe mode
do not fail if no lilypond output is found
do not fail if no PNG images are found for EPS files
write snippet output files with the same base name as their source file
be verbose
show version number and exit
show warranty and copyright

Options only for the latex and texinfo backends:

run executable PROG instead of latex, or in case --pdf option is set instead of pdflatex
run executable PROG instead of texi2pdf
create PDF files for use with PDFTeX

EXAMPLES

$ 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

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs via bug-lilypond@gnu.org

SEE ALSO

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.

September 2021 lilypond-book 2.22.1