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lilypond-book — manual page for lilypond-book 2.19.51

Synopsis

lilypond-book [OPTION]... FILE

Description

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

Options

-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
--info-images-dir=DIR
format Texinfo output so that Info will look for images of music in DIR
--left-padding=PAD
pad left side of music to align music in spite of uneven bar numbers (in mm)
--lily-loglevel=LOGLEVEL
Print lilypond log messages according to LOGLEVEL
--lily-output-dir=DIR
write lily-XXX files to DIR, link into --output dir
--load-custom-package=PACKAGE
Load the additional python PACKAGE (containing e.g. a custom output format)
-l, --loglevel=LOGLEVEL
Print log messages according to LOGLEVEL (NONE, ERROR, WARNING, PROGRESS (default), DEBUG)
-o, --output=DIR
write output to DIR
-P, --process=COMMAND
process ly_files using COMMAND FILE...
--redirect-lilypond-output
Redirect the lilypond output
-s, --safe
Compile snippets in safe mode
--skip-lily-check
do not fail if no lilypond output is found
--skip-png-check
do not fail if no PNG images are found for EPS files
--use-source-file-names
write snippet output files with the same base name as their source file
-V, --verbose
be verbose
--version
show version number and exit
-w, --warranty
show warranty and copyright

Options only for the latex and texinfo backends

--latex-program=PROG
run executable PROG instead of latex, or in case --pdf option is set instead of pdflatex
--texinfo-program=PROG
run executable PROG instead of texi2pdf
--pdf
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 http://post.gmane.org/post.php?group=gm…

Info

November 2016 lilypond-book 2.19.51 User Commands