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Re: Using Lilypond with OpenOffice?

From: Jan Nieuwenhuizen
Subject: Re: Using Lilypond with OpenOffice?
Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2002 09:31:40 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.090008 (Oort Gnus v0.08) Emacs/21.2 (i386-pc-linux-gnu)

Ray Peck <address@hidden> writes:

> I want the images to scale (I don't want pixmaps).  I guess
> EPS is possible, but that seems like heavy overkill for the
> dozens of little musical fragments that I want to build.

EPS should be fine.  Why do you feel that's overkill?

> From what I've been reading I can't quite figure out how  to
> make Lilypond and OpenOffice play together nicely

The obvious question is: have you considered using LaTeX, instead of a
beast such as openoffice.  Talking about overkill...  LilyPond and
LaTeX play nicely together.

> without
> writing a bunch of software myself, which I don't have time
> to do (e.g., writing an SVG backend for Lilypond and then
> a way to import SVG directly into OpenOffice).

There's a preliminary svg backend that can be used by sodipodi.
But you'll have to figure out what openoffice can do, and the svg
backend needs some work.


Jan Nieuwenhuizen <address@hidden> | GNU LilyPond - The music typesetter       |

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