3.2.59 lyric-extender-interface

The extender is a simple line at the baseline of the lyric that helps show the length of a melisma (a tied or slurred note).

User settable properties:

left-padding (dimension, in staff space)

The amount of space that is put left to an object (e.g., a lyric extender).

next (graphical (layout) object)

Object that is next relation (e.g., the lyric syllable following an extender).

right-padding (dimension, in staff space)

Space to insert on the right side of an object (e.g., between note and its accidentals).

thickness (number)

Line thickness, generally measured in line-thickness.

Internal properties:

heads (array of grobs)

An array of note heads.

This grob interface is used in the following graphical object(s): LyricExtender.


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