abcpp is a simple yet powerful preprocessor designed for, but not limited to, ABC music files. It was written to overcome incompatibilities between ABC packages, and to allow one to write portable, and more readable ABC files.
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Release Notes: A critical bug that prevented redefinition of macros was fixed. Users are advised to upgrade.
Release Notes: A potentially critical bug was fixed, and more informative error messages were added.
Release Notes: In this release, the user can change old-style chords (which are '+'-delimited) to be bracket-delimited. End-of-line '!'s can be deleted or replaced with !break!.
Release Notes: In this release, double quote and backslash can be treated as normal characters in macro substitution. This makes it possible, for example, to obtain guitar chords using Latin notes.
Release Notes: This version has a new option that allows the user to strip ABC files of chords (more precisely, text annotations).