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Re: Apostrophe issue on Mac

From: Hans Åberg
Subject: Re: Apostrophe issue on Mac
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2021 10:36:25 +0100

> On 8 Mar 2021, at 03:53, Joe O'Farrell <info@joeofarrell.com> wrote:
> Apologies if this has been raised before (though I did look!) but there seems 
> to be a problem with the LilyPond text editor on Mac whereby apostrophes are 
> replaced by a “curly” version which isn’t recognised by the compiler, 
> triggering a “not a note name error”. Tried re-installing, but as you can 
> see, even the built-in demo fails:

These are called text substitutions, and can be changed at System Preferences → 
Keyboard → Text, and should be possible to be turned off within the text 
editor. For example, I typed the arrows by setting "->" to be substituted into 

Frescobaldi does not seem to support those, so you might try that app instead.

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