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Note: When asking questions, please use Tiny examples!

LilyPond Snippet Repository

The LilyPond Snippet Repository is a large collection of user-submitted examples, which can freely be copied and used in your own works. See what other people have written, and add your own!

Particularly instructive examples from LSR are included in our official documentation, in Snippets.


Some level of support is provided on our IRC channel,

This channel has no public archive, so any question that may be useful for others would better be posted to one of the mailing lists.

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The easiest way to keep touch is by reading our community newsletter, the LilyPond Report:

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Private matters should be sent to Graham Percival (project manager), who will discuss it with those concerned.

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