3.1.32 Custos

Custos objects are created by: Custos_engraver.

Standard settings:

break-align-symbol (symbol):


This key is used for aligning and spacing breakable items.

break-visibility (vector):

#(#t #f #f)

A vector of 3 booleans, #(end-of-line unbroken begin-of-line). #t means visible, #f means killed.

neutral-direction (direction):


Which direction to take in the center of the staff.

non-musical (boolean):


True if the grob belongs to a NonMusicalPaperColumn.

space-alist (list):

'((first-note minimum-fixed-space . 0.0) (right-edge extra-space . 0.1))

A table that specifies distances between prefatory items, like clef and time-signature. The format is an alist of spacing tuples: (break-align-symbol type . distance), where type can be the symbols minimum-space or extra-space.

stencil (stencil):


The symbol to print.

style (symbol):


This setting determines in what style a grob is typeset. Valid choices depend on the stencil callback reading this property.

Y-offset (number):

#<unpure-pure-container #<primitive-procedure ly:staff-symbol-referencer::callback> >

The vertical amount that this object is moved relative to its Y-parent.

This object supports the following interface(s): break-aligned-interface, custos-interface, font-interface, grob-interface, item-interface and staff-symbol-referencer-interface.

Internals Reference v2.17.97 (development-branch).