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TablEdit Users Say:

"I've played ragtime guitar for thirty years and this is the best learning tool I've ever seen--the key changes with fingering diagrams, for instance, are tremendously helpful. Being able to slow down---even to a snail's pace--will get you through some pretty hairy stuff. I'm not asking the program to do anywhere near what it's capable of doing either--it's clearly an extremely versatile tool, stable, and very easy to use."
Murray Brown - Georgia, USA

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TablEdit and LilyPond

If you want to give the arrangments you created with TablEdit the typographical aesthetics of traditional engraved music, LilyPond export is for you.

The command { File -> Export -> Lilypond } allows you to create LilyPond files (.ly extension).

Then drag and drop the .ly file on the Lilypond desktop icon. A pdf file is automatically created by Lilypond.

The output of Lilypond is far from that of TablEdit as shown by the examples below. For each example you can find:
- the original TablEdit .tef file
- the .ly generated by TablEdit,
- the pdf printed by TablEdit using PrimoPDF.
- the pdf generated by Lilypond from the .ly file.

Click on the icon or to download the related file.

Musette In Dmaj - Johann Sebastian Bach

  • Download PDF printed with TablEdit
  • Download PDF created with LilyPond from TablEdit export
  • Download Zipped .tef and .ly files

 

Bourree in E min - Johann Sebastian Bach

  • Download PDF printed with TablEdit
  • Download PDF created with LilyPond from TablEdit export
  • Download Zipped .tef and .ly files

 

Aria Suite n° 3 - Johann Sebastian Bach

  • Download PDF printed with TablEdit
  • Download PDF created with LilyPond from TablEdit export
  • Download Zipped .tef and .ly files

 

At this stage, there is much information in TablEdit files that are not included in the exported LilyPond file. Any idea, comment or suggestion would be welcome, since it would help us identifying issues to tackle and priority developments. Please use the Feedback form to get in touch with us.