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Re: Lilypond 2.5 for windows - command window and PS files

From: Jan Nieuwenhuizen
Subject: Re: Lilypond 2.5 for windows - command window and PS files
Date: Sun, 05 Jun 2005 09:26:12 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Paul Hamelinck writes:

> Congratulations with your new MS windows release! I installed it today;
> I am impressed, that you got the point and click to work in Acrobat!

Thanks.  I'm glad it works.

> However, I think I've got a small problem: Each time I open
> lilypond, it comes up with this welcome to lilypond textfile.

Well, yes.  I must admit that is a bit silly, but do you have a better

> Apart from that I can't type any text in the command windows,
> quite unhandy if I want to convert my old lily files.

I do not understand this?

Note that convert-ly is a Python script, and they do not work with the
native installer.

The Python scripts unless you install Python, and even if you do, it
has not been tested.

> As output files only the log and the PDF are created. Is there a way to
> get the PS as well (or rather only the PS and not the PDF)?

Currently not.  The PS as currently generated on windows is not usable
other than an intermediate step to the PDF.


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