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Guitar Chord Diagrams in SVG? – Part 3

Now! Embed SVG chords directly in OpenOffice.Org Writer Documents!
Update 19th June 2012: Python SVG Chord generator code now available

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Read part 1 of this topic
Part 2
Invoking the Chord Engine & what it produces.
Feeling left out? Chords for the left-handed player.
A sample auto-generated SVG Guitar [...]

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Parsing mixed content XML using Python

Python (is definitely) != snake_oil

I wanted to extract the formatted text from an OpenOffice.org Writer document, retaining the positions of words within the white space of the text.
Most folks are aware that these documents are xml ‘under the hood’ – .odt == .zip == collection of xml files etc.
Moreover, I wanted to use Python, with [...]

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No-Frills 6-Input Stereo Line Mixer

Updated 14th December 2010

(A companion article detailing a 6-output Line Distribution Amplifier can be found here: http://www.joebrown.org.uk/wp/?p=5283 )

I wanted a small (physically) mixer to accept line signals that was both simple and low-cost, for use as both an input expander for PC Soundcard input and also for general use in recording. Looking around the web [...]

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