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Improve ABCjs integration

In 2016, ABCjs was enabled on our site by staff member Adam Lear, see ABCjs integration now available. This allows short pieces of code in ABC notation (a relatively friendly syntax) to render simple ...
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Strange issue with ABCjs

I recently answered a question, and I wanted to add notation to provide a better explanation. I'm not yet as experienced as I'd like to, but I tested the code both in the sandbox and in the "...
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ABCjs renderer is doing something very strange with short snippets [duplicate]

Note that sometimes ctrl+F5 fixes this but sometimes it doesn't!! Some short abcjs snippets are being rendered wildly incorrectly, with a (constant) weird preamble. I will lead with a screenshot of ...
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ABCjs examples require refresh to render... even for the OP? [duplicate]

Forgive me if this is a duplicate; I don't see the same issue. I added some ABCjs examples to an answer ( and, as expected, saw the familiar "C e a ...
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ABC shows up scrambled on first loading, correct only after page refresh

In this answer, I used a couple of ABC snippets. They seemed to render ok – however, upon revisiting the page, the output is actually severely mangled: Only upon refreshing the page, does it change ...
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ABC.js does not render on mobile

When viewing answers that use ABC.js, the notation does not render, and I only see a code block with the plaintext ABC.js code. The notation renders correctly only when I view the edit history of the ...
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ABCjs: can't set clef in K info field if mode not fully specified and image is cached

See end of post for workaround The following three ABC code samples should be equivalent: X:0 X:0 X:0 K:C bass K:Cmaj bass K:C major bass A,,B,,C, A,,B,,C, A,,B,,C, ...
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ABCjs misinterprets L:1

The two code blocks below should produce identical results. In Example 1 we have L:1/1, which renders correctly, displaying whole notes; however, in Example 2 L:1 incorrectly renders as eighth notes. ...
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Request to implement ABCjs arpeggio symbol (and a note regarding other decorations)

A question regarding the interpretation of a vertical arpeggio symbol revealed that the SE ABCjs implementation does not render the arpeggio decoration. (An answer attempted to use it.) For example, ...
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ABCjs compound time signature numerator not centered properly

When attempting a compound time signature, like 3+2/4, the SE implementation does not properly center the numerator. For example, the code X:0 K:none M:3+2/4 L:1/8 c6 c2 | [M:3+2+3/8] c3 c2 c3 | ...
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Bug report: disappearing table/code block [duplicate]

Appears in this answer here: After page load, the contents of the code block disappears. It renders properly in the editor, but not on the normal page. ...
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How to display measure numbers in ABCjs?

I'd like to share my practice notes and performance preparation and use ABCjs to display notation of examples. Is there a way for ABCjs to display measure numbers? (ABCjs seems to ignore the %%...
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ABC.js score: changing clef for a few measures

I decided to try and use the ABC.js plugin to add a score excerpt to this answer. (I had been wondering why ABC isn't used more often on this site, and now I know; it isn't the most user-friendly ...
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Documentation for ABCjs

This is a post that would act as documentation for the ABCjs syntax, which would be a good reference site for help on basic syntax. Please add aswers here with basic examples for ABCjs syntax to make ...
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Should ABC code blocks be limited to a certain length before rendering by ABCjs?

I'm finding the "jTab and ABCjs Formatting Sandbox" is taking up to 20 seconds to render fully, and it seems to be because of this post, which is testing a particularly long block of ABC. I'm on an ...
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jTab and ABCjs Formatting Sandbox

Since we now have both jTab and ABCjs on active on the meta, it's time we had a specific place to test both. Use the answer space below to test and stretch the limits of both jTab and ABCjs for both ...
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ABCjs integration now available

Update: ABCjs is now enabled on the main site as well. If there are any problems, please report them the usual way - in a new post tagged bug. Thanks, and enjoy! Y'all asked for ABCjs integration ...
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Should we agree on requesting ABC music markup now, unequivocally?

ABCjs integration now available Please contribute to Which questions/answers would most benefit from music markup like ABC? and How could ABC notation be embedded in our posts' Markdown? It's ...
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