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2.2.1 Input characters
If you open a new file for LilyPond input, ensure that your editor uses UTF-8 input encoding. Frescobaldi (see Installing) does this automatically for you, but especially under Windows this might not be the default under a different editor.
Note also that some characters used for LilyPond notation have
look-alike siblings. In particular, you have to use straight
'), not curly quotes (
’) or acute
´). Some editors, especially e-mail clients,
automatically replace straight quotes with curly ones; such a
feature must be switched off.