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Re: Two possible bugs bugging me

From: John Ramsey
Subject: Re: Two possible bugs bugging me
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2022 16:15:45 -0400

Thanks. I was just trying to do what I used to do before version 22. I
could transfer my musical thoughts to a word document anywhere I happened
to be, not just my own computer.

And what's this? No more LilyPad in 7 months??

On Tue, Jul 26, 2022 at 4:00 PM Jean Abou Samra <jean@abou-samra.fr> wrote:

> > 2. I do some of my rough drafts in MSWord and transfer the notations to
> > LilyPad. BUT as of version 22, I have a problem with quotation marks and
> > apostrophes. MSWord uses curly quote marks and curly apostrophes as a
> > default, which I would hate to change. And LilyPad is now only
> recognizing
> > straight ones. Curly commas are OK, but I have to manually change the
> > quotes and apostrophes after transferring the text to the .ly document,
> in
> > order to prevent strings of weird code. I always miss a couple, which
> > drives me nuts. (I'm halfway there as it is.) Can this be put back the
> way
> > it was?
> Simple: don’t use MS Word to edit LilyPond code. A rich text editor is not
> a good tool to edit raw text. Taking an analogy, this request sounds a bit
> as if you were trying to cut bread with your fingernails and complained
> that your nail varnish prevented you from doing that. Just don’t do it that
> way :-)
> Do you have any particular reason not to use LilyPad all way through?
> At any rate, LilyPad is gone in 2.23, we now only distribute binaries of
> LilyPond, without a minimalistic GUI. Instead, we recommend editors like
> Frescobaldi. I strongly recommend you try it, for me it was a relief.
> All the best,
> Jean
> >
> > Respectfully submitted,
> > Bari Ramsey
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