MAN page from Mandrake 9.X abcMIDI-2004_02_22-1thac.i586.rpm
Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: 20 July 2003Index
abc2abc - a simple abc checker/re-formatter/transposer
] [ -n
] [ -b
] [ -e
] [ -t semitones
] [ -u
] [ -v
abc2abcis a simple abc checker/re-formatter/transposer.It will check whether the file given on the command lineobeys basic abc syntax.
If you want to check an abc tune,it is recommended that you useabc2midiwith the -c option.This performs extra checks thatabc2abcdoes not do.
The output ofabc2abcgoes to standard output.Use redirection to save it to a file.
- Rework spacing in the file (which affects how notes are beamed togetherwhen the music is printed out). This option does not appear to be workingcorrectly.
- -n X
- Reformats the abc file with line breaks every X bars.
- Don't do bar checking.
- Don't do repeat checking.
- Don't report errors.
- -t semitones
- Transpose tune by semitones semitones
- Update notation; the older notation + + for chords is replaced by  and s s for slurs is replaced by ().
- Re-notate the tune with all note lengths doubled. The unit length specified by the L: fieldcommand is halved (e.g. L:1/8 to L:1/16).
- Re-notate the tune with all note lengths halved. The unit length specified by the L: fieldcommand is doubled (e.g. L:1/8 to L:1/4).
- -V X
- For multivoiced abc files (i.e. contains V: field commands), only voice X is copied.
- -X n
- For a file containing many tunes, the X: reference numbers are renumbered sequentiallystarting from number n.
This manual page was written by Anselm Lingnau <email@example.com
> and is now supported by Seymour Shlien <seymour.shlienAATTcrc.ca>for the GNU/Linux system.
This man page describes abc2abc version 1.24 from July 20 2003.
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