Emacs mode

Emacs has a lilypond-mode, which provides keyword autocompletion, indentation, LilyPond specific parenthesis matching and syntax coloring, handy compile short-cuts and reading LilyPond manuals using Info. If lilypond-mode is not installed on your platform, see below.

An Emacs mode for entering music and running LilyPond is contained in the source archive in the elisp directory. Do make install to install it to elispdir. The file lilypond-init.el should be placed to load-path/site-start.d/ or appended to your ~/.emacs or ~/.emacs.el.

As a user, you may want add your source path (e.g. ~/site-lisp/) to your load-path by appending the following line (as modified) to your ~/.emacs

(setq load-path (append (list (expand-file-name "~/site-lisp")) load-path))

LilyPond Application Usage v2.25.15 (development-branch).