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Songbook compilation chain

Project Description

This package provides a compilation toolchain that produce LaTeX songbook using the LaTeX songs package. A new LaTeX document class is provided to allow specific customisation and new command like embedded guitar tabs or lilypond sheets.

Document are subject to the GNU GPLv2 except if another license is precised in the header.

Python version

Patacrep is only compatible with Python > 3.3.


Using pip

For the stable version, as simple as:

pip3 install patacrep

And upgrade to the latest release:

pip3 install patacrep -U

Or for the latest version:

pip3 install

Details about the dependecies are in the documentation.

For developement

Clone Patacrep repos:

git clone git://
cd patacrep
pip3 install -r Requirements.txt
python3 develop

Quick and dirty Debian (and Ubuntu?) package

This requires stdeb to be installed:

python --command-packages=stdeb.command bdist_deb
sudo dpkg -i deb_dist/python3-patacrep_4.0.0-1_all.deb


songbook <songbook_file.yaml>
<pdfreader> <songbook_file.pdf>

Look for existing songbook files in patadata.


The full documentation is hosted by readthedoc, here : (currently only in french).

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