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       LilyPond - manual page for LilyPond 2.18.2


       lilypond [OPTION]... FILE...


       Typeset music and/or produce MIDI from FILE.

       LilyPond produces beautiful music notation.  For more information, see


       -d, --define-default=SYM[=VAL]
              set Scheme option SYM to VAL (default: #t).  Use -dhelp for help.

       -e, --evaluate=EXPR
              evaluate scheme code

       -f, --formats=FORMATs
              dump FORMAT,...  Also as separate options:

       --pdf  generate PDF (default)

       --png  generate PNG

       --ps   generate PostScript

       -h, --help
              show this help and exit

       -H, --header=FIELD
              dump header field FIELD to file named BASENAME.FIELD

       -I, --include=DIR
              add DIR to search path

       -i, --init=FILE
              use FILE as init file

       -j, --jail=USER, GROUP, JAIL, DIR
              chroot to JAIL, become USER:GROUP and cd into DIR

       -l, --loglevel=LOGLEVEL
              print  log  messages  according  to  LOGLEVEL.   Possible  values are: NONE, ERROR,
              WARNING, BASIC, PROGRESS, INFO (default) and DEBUG.

       -o, --output=FILE
              write output to FILE (suffix will be added)

              relocate using directory of lilypond program

       -s, --silent
              no progress, only error messages (equivalent to loglevel=ERROR)

       -v, --version
              show version number and exit

       -V, --verbose
              be verbose (equivalent to loglevel=DEBUG)

       -w, --warranty
              show warranty and copyright


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       Copyright © 1996--2012 by

              Han-Wen Nienhuys <> Jan Nieuwenhuizen <> and others.

       This program is free software.  It is covered by the GNU General Public  License  and  you
       are  welcome to change it and/or distribute copies of it under certain conditions.  Invoke
       as `lilypond --warranty' for more information.


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

              info LilyPond

       should give you access to the complete manual.