1.4.2 Clickable examples

Note: This feature is only available in the HTML manuals.

Many people learn programs by trying and fiddling around with the program. This is also possible with LilyPond. If you click on a picture in the HTML version of this manual, you will see the exact LilyPond input that was used to generate that image. Try it on this image:

[image of music]

By cutting and pasting everything in the “ly snippet” section, you have a starting template for experiments. To see exactly the same output (line-width and all), copy everything from “Start cut-&-pastable section” to the bottom of the file.

LilyPond — Learning Manual v2.22.1 (stable-branch).