show

topleveltools.show(expr, return_timing=False, **kwargs)

Shows expr.

Shows a note:

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

Abjad writes LilyPond input files to the ~/.abjad/output/ directory by default.

You may change this by setting the abjad_output_directory variable in the Abjad config.py file.

Returns none when return_timing is false.

Returns pair of abjad_formatting_time and lilypond_rendering_time when return_timing is true.