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manual page for convert-ly 2.16.0


convert-ly [OPTION]... FILE

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echo $text >> $
cat $file >> $
convert-ly $ > $file
rm $


Update LilyPond input to newer version. By default, update from the version taken from the \version command, to the current LilyPond version.Examples:

$ convert-ly -e
$ convert-ly --from=2.3.28 --to=2.5.21 >



show version number and exit

-h, --help

show this help and exit

-f, --from=VERSION

start from VERSION [default: \version found in file]

-e, --edit

edit in place

-l, --loglevel=LOGLEVEL

Print log messages according to LOGLEVEL (NONE, ERROR, WARNING, PROGRESS (default), DEBUG)

-n, --no-version

do not add \version command if missing

-c, --current-version

force updating \version number to 2.16.0

-d, --diff-version-update

only update \version number if file is modified

-s, --show-rules

show rules [default: -f 0, -t 2.16.0]

-t, --to=VERSION

convert to VERSION [default: 2.16.0]

-w, --warranty

show warranty and copyright

reporting bugs

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see also

The full documentation for convert-ly is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and convert-ly programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info convert-ly

should give you access to the complete manual.

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