abc2ly man page

abc2ly — manual page for abc2ly (LilyPond) 2.19.84


abc2ly [OPTION]... FILE


abc2ly converts ABC music files (see to LilyPond input.



show version number and exit

-h, --help

show this help and exit

-o, --output=FILE

write output to FILE

-s, --strict

be strict about success

-b, --beams

preserve ABC's notion of beams

-q, --quiet

suppress progress messages

Reporting Bugs

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See Also

The full documentation for abc2ly is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info and abc2ly programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info abc2ly

should give you access to the complete manual.


February 2020 abc2ly (LilyPond) 2.19.84