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CTAN Up­date: MusiX

Date: De­cem­ber 27, 2017 9:30:25 AM CET
Bob Ten­nent sub­mit­ted an up­date to the MusiXTeX pack­age. Ver­sion: 1.27 2017-12-26 Li­cense: gpl2+ Sum­mary de­scrip­tion: So­phis­ti­cated mu­sic type­set­ting An­nounce­ment text:
New fea­tures: \me­terN \xxtu­plet pointed half-notes \hap \happ anal­o­gous to \qap \qapp ab­bre­vi­a­tions \nqqb \nqqh \nqqqb \nqqqh and syn­onyms \nqql \nqqu \nqqql \nqqqu \hbsk anal­o­gous to \hsk \bqsk \bhsk \btsk anal­o­gous to \qsk \hqsk \tqsk
The pack­age’s Cat­a­logue en­try can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/musix­tex The pack­age’s files them­selves can be in­spected at http://mir­ror.ctan.org/macros/musix­tex/
Thanks for the up­load. For the CTAN Team Pe­tra Rübe-Pugliese
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MusiX – So­phis­ti­cated mu­sic type­set­ting

MusiX pro­vides a set of macros, based on the ear­lier Mu­sic, for type­set­ting mu­sic with . To pro­duce op­ti­mal spac­ing, MusiX is a three-pass sys­tem: etex, musixflx, and etex again. (Musixflx is a lua script that is pro­vided in the bun­dle.) The three-pass pro­cess, op­tion­ally fol­lowed by pro­cess­ing for printed out­put, is au­to­mated by the musix­tex wrap­per script.

The pack­age uses its own spe­cialised fonts, which must be avail­able on the sys­tem for musix­tex to run.

This ver­sion of MusiX builds upon work by An­dreas Egler, whose own ver­sion is no longer be­ing de­vel­oped.

The MusiX macros are uni­ver­sally ac­knowl­edged to be chal­leng­ing to use di­rectly: the pmx pre­pro­ces­sor com­piles a sim­pler in­put lan­guage to MusiX macros..

Pack­ageMusiXTeX
Ver­sion1.29 2018-08-04
Main­tainerJean-Pierre Coulon
Hiroaki Mo­ri­moto
Don Si­mons
Bob Ten­nent
Olivier Vo­gel
An­dreas Egler (in­ac­tive)
Ross Mitchell (in­ac­tive)
Daniel Taupin pkg.au­thor.died

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