frescobaldi man page

frescobaldi — LilyPond Music Editor


frescobaldi [options] files


LilyPond Music Editor



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-v, --version
Show version information
-V, --version-debug
Show version information of all supporting modules
-h, --help
Show help about options and exit
-e ENC, --encoding=ENC
Encoding to use
-l NUM, --line=NUM
Line number to go to, starting at 1
-c NUM, --column=NUM
Column to go to, starting at 0
--start <session>
Session to start (`-' for empty session)
List the session names and exit
-n, --new
Always start a new instance

See Also

Frescobaldi features a user manual accessible via the User Guide entry in the Help menu.


frescobaldi is written and is copyrighted by: Copyright © 2008–2013 Wilbert Berendsen <>

On Debian systems, the full list of contributors and copyright holders may be found at `/usr/share/doc/frescobaldi/copyright'.

This man page was written by Ryan Kavanagh <> for the Debian project, but may be used by others. Both this manpage and frescobaldi are released under the GNU General Public License, version 2 or (at your option) any later version.


May 2013 LilyPond Music Editor