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by hudsonlacerda
Sat Aug 07, 2010 9:05 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: ABC to Csound
Replies: 1
Views: 1416

ABC to Csound

There are a few programs to convert ABC into Csound scores, not listed so far in this site. abcsound : an abc Front End for CSound abcsound is a preprocessor that accepts Chris Walshaw's "abc" notation for writing musical scores as plain text, and emits Csound s...
by hudsonlacerda
Tue Dec 08, 2009 3:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Song words
Replies: 4
Views: 5965

Re: Song words

W: (capital letter) is to show the lyrics verses after the music piece. w: (small letter) is to align the syllables below the notes. Here is an example: X:1 T:Lyrics example W:Lyrics below the music, W:each verse in a line. W: W:An empty W: line starts W:a new strophe... W: W:This is the end W:of th...
by hudsonlacerda
Mon Oct 19, 2009 1:30 am
Forum: Software
Topic: want to use arrows in my lyrics
Replies: 3
Views: 2505

Re: want to use arrows in my lyrics

The standard symbols font in PostScript is ZaptDingbats. You need to declare it with %%font (at the beggining of the file) before using the font:

%%font ZapfDingbats native
%%vocalfont ZapfDingbats 13
w: @ x ^
by hudsonlacerda
Mon Oct 19, 2009 1:18 am
Forum: Software
Topic: Printing Reminder tunebooks
Replies: 2
Views: 1816

Re: Printing Reminder tunebooks

runabc.tcl can help you. Go to the menu | edit -> copy incipits |.
by hudsonlacerda
Tue Sep 15, 2009 1:48 pm
Forum: Standard
Topic: The definitive abc standard
Replies: 11
Views: 10974

Re: The definitive abc standard

Draft Standard 2.0 incorpored many features of abcm2ps and abcMIDI as well as BarFly macros. I think it should become the standard, with a few changes. ABC Plus is not a draft standard, but a description of abcm2ps/abcMIDI/abcpp features. Not all software features need to be included in a (not-just-...

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