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Re: Lilypond API

From: Urs Liska
Subject: Re: Lilypond API
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 16:45:09 +0100
User-agent: Evolution 3.34.1-4

Hello Brahim,

Am Montag, den 16.03.2020, 10:31 +0000 schrieb via
Discussions on LilyPond development:
> Hello,
> I would like to use lilypond parser in my own application.
> I can't find any API or external library to do that.

There is no such thing.

> What is the correct approach you would advice me to follow?

That very much depends on what you are actually trying to achieve. The
typical way to use LilyPond from the outside is generate some input for
it (or have users write that) and than pass it to LilyPond for
compilation. This can be either by writing a file and give that to
LilyPond or by directly passing it the content in a string through the

For some applications it may also be a way to use the python-ly library
that powers the Frescobaldi (text) editor (

But you should really clarify what you're after.


> Thanks
> Brahim
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