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Subject LilyPond: solution to generate PDF with multitrack



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Daniel
Post: Nov 7th 2009 at 6:04 PM

Lilypond: a solution to generate PDF with two or more tracks

One solution to create PDF with all the tracks of a project is:
save the project in Lilypond format (.ly), and with LilyPond installed, make the program turns it into PDF.
The procedure is explained here:

http://lilypond.org/doc/v2.12/Documentation/user/lilypond-learning/Compiling-a-file#Compiling-a-file


My explanation:

With Lilypond installed, open the terminal, navigate to the directory where the file created by TuxGuitar (in this example the name is YourFileTuxGuitar.ly) and type:

$lilypond YourFileTuxGuitar.ly


After giving "Enter", it appears, and was created in the same folder a file .ps and others .pdf

daniel@ubuntu:~/Desktop/Test$ lilypond YourFileTuxGuitar.ly
GNU LilyPond 2.10.33
Processing `YourFileTuxGuitar.ly'
Parsing...
Interpreting music... [1]
Preprocessing graphical objects...
Layout output to `YourFileTuxGuitar.ps'...
Converting to `YourFileTuxGuitar.pdf'...
daniel@ubuntu:~/Desktop/Test$


In link has the explanation for Windows.


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Daniel
Post: May 5th 2010 at 3:16 PM

To generate PDF with Lilypond in Windows:

Download the installer for Windows on http://lilypond.org/install/

After installation a shortcut was created on the desktop.

By giving two clicks will open the "LilyPad" with the message:

==========================================================
Welcome to LilyPond

===================



Congratulations, LilyPond has been installed successfully.



Now to take it for the first test run.



1. Save this LilyPond file on your desktop with the name "test.ly".



2. Pick it up from the desktop with your mouse pointer, drag and drop

it onto the LilyPond icon.



3. LilyPond automatically produces a PDF file from the musical scale

below.



4. To print or view the result, click on the newly produced file

called



test.PDF



5. If you see a piece of music with a scale, LilyPond is working properly.



Next, you'll want to get started on your own scores. To do this you'll

need to learn about using LilyPond.



LilyPond's interface is text-based, rather than graphical. Please visit the

help page at http://lilypond.org/web/help. This will point you to a quick

tutorial and extensive documentation.



Good luck with LilyPond! Happy engraving.
========================================================

Remembering how to save the TuxGuitar project in Lilypond format (.ly):

File > Export > Export Lilypond

In "Options" select "Export all tracks" and check what you want in "Layout Options" and click "OK".

See you later!


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Daniel
Post: May 5th 2010 at 3:31 PM

There are several topics open on this subject:

print/export multiple tracks on one sheet

Multitrack printing.

Print

printing multiple tracks?

Printing

Print intire score as score


And now I'll post only in this topic:

LilyPond: solution to generate PDF with multitrack

I will soon post a video demonstrating the procedure.

See you later!


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Anonymous
Post: May 5th 2010 at 9:47 PM

Hey, i see you exited with this topic :)

You could fill this info at the lilypond's plugin wiki :p
http://www.tuxguitar.com.ar/tgwiki/doku.php?id=doc:tuxguitar_lilypond


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Daniel
Post: May 5th 2010 at 10:25 PM

Ok, sure I will post, and more fully soon. Currently I'm a little busy.

Soon I will edit the page of the plugin.

I want to add more stuff, but I have to do with care, since I'm not good with english.


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Jay
Post: Nov 5th 2010 at 10:21 AM

Hi,

I noticed many threads as listed above regarding this topic, but still no solution:

WANT: tracks printed in Lilypond as a conductor's score (each instrument/track lined up under each other).

PROBLEM: TuxGuitar export to Lilypond result is each track separated from each other (I.e. all track 1 first, break, all track 2, break, etc).

Can anyone post some Lilypond hacks to get the tracks aligned like a conductor's score? I.e. 'StaffGroup' in Lilypond?

Help!

Thanks in advance.


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Jay
Post: Nov 9th 2010 at 11:45 PM

My bad :(

I have discovered the 'group tracks' option in the LilyPond export.

Thanks again Julian for a great piece of software.

Jay


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Chris F
Post: Mar 18th 2012 at 5:20 PM

This isn't working for me...log file shows a ton of errors and no pdf file is created. Got it to work by exporting one track, but exporting both or just the other doesn't work. Need to be able to print a score of at least 2 tracks. Can someone help?


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