1.2.2 Working on input files

LilyPond input files are similar to source files in many common programming languages. They contain a version statement, are case sensitive, and white-space is generally ignored. Expressions are formed with curly braces { }, and comments are denoted with % or %{ … %} .

If the previous sentences sound like nonsense, don’t worry! We’ll explain what all these terms mean:

LilyPond — Learning Manual v2.21.82 (development-branch).