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A simple music-from-text language for use with MusiXTeX

M-Tx is a music-from-text language designed to look as much as possible like printed music. Here is some typical input code:

------------------------------------------------------------------------ Title: Net soos ek is Composer: Charlotte Elliott Style: SATB Sharps: 2 Meter: 3/4 PMX: w190m Space: 9

@+5 b4 b b | b2d | a4 a a | a2d | d4 e- f | g2 e4 | d2d of |] L: Net soos ek is, net soos ek is, O Lam van God, ek kom. d4s g f | e2d | e4 f e | d2d | d4 dr d | d2 c4 | d2d |] @^+5 rp | b4 e d | c2d | a4 d c | ( b2d | b2 ) g4 | f2d |] LT: Net soos ek is, O Lam van God, ek kom. a4 a a | g2d | g4 g g | f2d | b4- g+ f | e2 a4- | d2d ofd |] L: Net soos ek is, net soos ek is, O Lam van God, ek kom. ------------------------------------------------------------------------

To run M-Tx, you also need MusiXTeX, musixlyr and PMX, all available as Debian packages.

Author: Dirk Laurie <dirk@calvyn.puk.ac.za>

Homepage:-
Package version:0.30a-3
Architecture:i386
Distribution:Other
Filename:m-tx_0.30a-3.deb

/usr/doc/m-tx/README.030a

Bugs fixed in M-Tx 0.30a:

1. Lyrics adjustments under -m generate output which causes PMX errors.  
   (Reported by Eric Petersen) 
2. Too-short bar after pickup not diagnosed, causing problems later.
   (Reported by Barry Gold) 
3. Correctly nested slurs generate error message.  

Diagnostics in general now more informative.


 

/usr/doc/m-tx/README.gz

This is M-Tx 0.30, a beta test release of a music-from-text translator,
written by Dirk Laurie (dlaurie@na-net.ornl.gov).


  Contents

The M-Tx package contains a description of the M-Tx language and a 
preprocessor that converts it to the PMX language.  The description can 
be printed if you have access to one of the following: 
  1. A HP Laserjet-compatible printer.
  2. A Postscript printer.
 
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/usr/doc/m-tx/FAQ.gz

           Frequently Asked Questions


Before I answer your FAQ, just ask yourself mine:

Q0:  Are you using PMX 1.3 and MusiXTeX at least T.73?
A0:  If not, many M-Tx 0.25 (and later) scores will fail.
     For some of them, there are workarounds below.

Summary:

Q1.  The notes are squished together near the left margin.
Q2.  The lyrics are printed on the bottom line of the stave.
Q3.  [][][][]
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/usr/doc/m-tx/changelog.Debian.gz

m-tx (0.30a-3) frozen unstable; urgency=low

  * debian/rules:
     - m-tx now also depends on tetex
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/usr/doc/m-tx/changelog.gz

M-Tx: Changes in specification

0.30:
- @< and @> uptext adjustments

0.29:
- Word on C: line may st
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/usr/doc/m-tx/copyright

This package was debianized by Anthony Fok foka@debian.org on
Sun, 10 Aug 1997 23:26:06 -0600.

It w
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/usr/doc/m-tx/BUGS

M-Tx 0.30: List of known bugs on 1997-11-06


1.  The Turbo Pascal source is not distributed, as it 
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