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LilyPond: How to make a "Blank Staff Paper"?

Well, an obvious mistake is that you need \score instead of just score — you're missing a backslash. Also the pagenumber = no looks really suspicious. I haven't tried to compile your code, but I don't ...
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LilyPond: How to make a "Blank Staff Paper"?

There is a page in the documentation that shows how to make staff paper in the newest version of LilyPond: https://lilypond.org/doc/v2.23/Documentation/snippets/paper-and-layout#paper-and-layout-...
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Lilypond: how to restore Fingering.staff-padding?

The effects of an \override can be undone with a \revert. In particular: \override Fingering.staff-padding = #'() can be "cancelled" with: \revert Fingering.staff-padding You could try a ...
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lilypond - generating a single very wide score/staf instead of multiple lines/pages

You want to redefine the page breaking. Just put this into your \paper block: page-breaking = #ly:one-line-auto-height-breaking and it should do exactly what you want. (By the way, in my totally ...
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Lilypond: How to remove extra vertical space for piano "play with right hand" notation

To get that nice markup to ignore the "collision" with the upper staff, use an override of the outside-staff-prioirty as below: ... \once \override TextScript.outside-staff-priority = ##f b8-...
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lilypond - forcibly write string number under the staff

In order to place the string numbers below the notes use \set stringNumberOrientations = #'(down) See String number indications in the Lilypond Notation Reference. It's also possible to set the number ...
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Lilypond verse lyrics with repeat and anacrusis

Firstly, I've edited the code in your question so that is compilable. This makes it much easier for people that are trying to help. For a full bar rest (at the very start of the melody) should be ...
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How can I create conductor's annotations in Lilypond?

I guess a good, pure-Lilypond way would be using tags (see docs). In short: you can annotate anything in your score with \tag #'whatever. An example could be flutes = { \global \tag #'fullscore { c4-...
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LilyPond: How to make a "Blank Staff Paper"?

Uh... That is Lilypond version 2.9, which was the development version for 2.10, releasing in November 2006. So this piece of code is at least 16 year old. Often such old code will not work with a ...
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Putting text in a repeat without repeating the text

Since LilyPond version 2.23, there are a new some new commands for repeats. The \volta command goes inside of a \repeat (unfold, volta, or segno) and specifies a musical expression that is applied to ...
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lilypond - forcibly write string number under the staff

If you want to get the string numbers to the right of the note heads use \set stringNumberOrientations = #'(right). This only works for notes in a chord event though, so instead of doing a2\0 you’d ...
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Rendering second ending closing bar when followed by another repeat in LilyPond

LilyPond v2.23 offers a few new commands: The \section command provides an elegant solution for printing double bar lines — and it works straight-out-of-the-box when adjacent to repeat barlines. \...
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