show

topleveltools.show(argument, return_timing=False, **keywords)

Shows argument.

>>> import abjad

Shows note:

>>> note = abjad.Note("c'4")
>>> show(note) 

Shows staff:

>>> staff = abjad.Staff("c'4 d' e' f'")
>>> show(staff) 

Makes LilyPond input files and output PDF.

Writes LilyPond input file and output PDF to Abjad output directory.

Opens output PDF.

Returns none when return_timing is false.

Returns pair of abjad_formatting_time and lilypond_rendering_time when return_timing is true.