Create a VisualEditor plugin tool to add/edit musical scores (Score extension)
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As a VisualEditor plugin inside the extension, provide a visual way for users to create and edit musical scores.

This would be a (very) major undertaking, even if there is an existing JavaScript-based visual Lilypond score editor, or failing that, a visual score editor with a different output format which would need to be converted to Lilypond. A brief search found a few promising leads for ABC editors, but mostly based in Flash.

Still, hopefully not just a pipedream. :-)


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Tgr added a subscriber: Tgr.Jan 30 2015, 7:28 AM

Just adding a text editor with a preview button, like e.g. lilybin.com does it, does not sound that hard. I wonder if that could even be a generic fallback option for tag-based parser extensions without a dedicated editor plugin.

In T49528#1003822, @Tgr wrote:

Just adding a text editor with a preview button, like e.g. lilybin.com does it, does not sound that hard.

Indeed, but this task is asking for a visual drag-and-drop sheet music editor.

I wonder if that could even be a generic fallback option for tag-based parser extensions without a dedicated editor plugin.

That's already provided in VisualEditor.

Jdforrester-WMF moved this task from Untriaged to Backlog on the Multimedia board.Sep 4 2015, 6:39 PM
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Note that as of November 2015 there is a nice previewing editor for Scores, but it's still based on the Lilypond or ABC source format rather than a visual one.

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