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Re: [Lily4jedit-devel] [Fwd: easier LilyPond tutorial?]

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: [Lily4jedit-devel] [Fwd: easier LilyPond tutorial?]
Date: Sun, 6 Mar 2005 21:42:46 +0100

address@hidden writes:
> >For a typical mac/windows user this is a rough introduction.  We were
> >wondering whether it was possible to provide something similar to the
> >Emacs tutorial, where a user is really taken by the hand learning
> >LilyPond.
> Its pretty shameful I havnt tried (or remembered) using emacs.
> Is this the tutorial? 

no,  it's the tutorial inside emacs.

> >
> >the text file would be edited in a special mode that detects indented
> >sections of the text, and adds the appropriate context-menu entry. The

> What's a context-menu entry?

context-menu is the menu that pops up if you press right mouse-button.

> I suppose, when this action is called, text in braces are copied,
> either to a or, followed by a call to
> lilypond-win or, another macro which calls "lilypond", then "pdf &"
> in lilytool (will "kill" work for acrobat in cygwin)?


> >Of course, the same trick might be applicable to Gedit or Emacs, and
> >the technical implementation might be optimized. Perhaps it's easier
> >to mark .ly sections with a special marker which is hidden during
> >display.
> >
> >How does this idea sound? Any one willing to take on this task?

> Hmm, this idea sounds more like a presentation. I would think video
> or flash might serve the same perpose.

No, this is different, and probably easier to make than a flash/video.


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