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       a2crd - attempts the conversion of lyrics file into chordii input


       a2crd [ options...] [ filename... ]


       a2crd  reads  the  lyrics  of  one  songs  from a file, and attempts to
       produce a output suitable for chordii.  Chord names can appear above or
       below the lyrics.  a2crd will embed those names into the lyrics.

       The  FAQ list of alt.guitar documents the way a ascii file should look,
       but this format is not recognized by everyone, or fully enforced. Thus,
       it  is  impossible to modify chordii itself to read *any* type of ascii
       input and produce good result.  a2crd tries  its  best  to  to  do  the
       tedious conversion job.

       a2crd  attempts  to recognize mail/news headers, and comments them out.
       It preserves as is any line starting with a ’{’, which would  indicates
       a chordii command. It also preserves any lines starting with a ’#’.

       a2crd   prepends   to   the   output  the  content  of  a  file  called
       $HOME/.a2crdsig, if it exists.

       The first line that is not a comment is assumed to be the title of  the
       song. The nest lines until a blank one are assumed to be sub-titles.


       -r ratio
               Sets the threshold for chordii line recognition. a2crd looks at
               every  line.  If  the  ratio   (   space_characters   /   (non-
               space_characters)  is  greater  than  ratio,  the  line will be
               recognized as a chordii line, and its  content  will  be  merge
               with  the  next  available  text  line. The ratio has a initial
               value of 1. It is defined as a floating precision value.

       -D      Prints debugging information. For programmers only.

       -o filename
               Sends output to filename

       See Also


       Copyright 2008 The Chordii Project
       Copyright 1992 by Martin Leclerc and Mario Dorion


       Martin Leclerc ( *** DEFUNCT ***)