For a good understanding it is important to know that ChordPro is basically a file transformation program. It reads a file containing lyrics and chords according to the ChordPro File Standard, and produces a neatly formatted PDF document that you can view and print.
When you start the
wxchordpro program it will therefore show a File Open dialog where you can designate an existing ChordPro file.
Canceland an empty window will be shown. From the menu bar, choose
Insert song example. A small song will appear in the editor window.
From the menu bar, choose
Preview. If all goes well, a preview window will open showing the formatted PDF document. From the preview window you can print and save the PDF document.
Note that you need to have a PDF file viewer application installed, and the system must be configured to use this viewer to open files with
If you are familiar with working on the command line, the basic command to use is:
This will process
mysong.cho and produce the PDF document
chordpro --help will give you a list of options that you can pass to the
More information can be found in the User Guide.