2.1.19 NoteNames

A context for printing the names of notes.

This context creates the following layout object(s):

NoteName, StaffSpacing, Tie, TieColumn and VerticalAxisGroup.

This context sets the following properties:

This context is a ‘bottom’ context; it cannot contain other contexts.

This context is built from the following engraver(s):

Axis_group_engraver

Group all objects created in this context in a VerticalAxisGroup spanner.

Properties (read)

currentCommandColumn (graphical (layout) object)

Grob that is X-parent to all current breakable (clef, key signature, etc.) items.

This engraver creates the following layout object(s):

VerticalAxisGroup.

Note_name_engraver

Print pitches as words.

Music types accepted:

note-event

Properties (read)

printOctaveNames (boolean)

Print octave marks for the NoteNames context.

This engraver creates the following layout object(s):

NoteName.

Separating_line_group_engraver

Generate objects for computing spacing parameters.

Properties (read)

createSpacing (boolean)

Create StaffSpacing objects? Should be set for staves.

Properties (write)

hasStaffSpacing (boolean)

True if the current CommandColumn contains items that will affect spacing.

This engraver creates the following layout object(s):

StaffSpacing.

Tie_engraver

Generate ties between note heads of equal pitch.

Music types accepted:

tie-event

Properties (read)

tieWaitForNote (boolean)

If true, tied notes do not have to follow each other directly. This can be used for writing out arpeggios.

Properties (write)

tieMelismaBusy (boolean)

Signal whether a tie is present.

This engraver creates the following layout object(s):

Tie and TieColumn.


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