3.1.44 Flag

Flag objects are not created by any engraver.

Standard settings:

color (color):

#<procedure #f (grob)>

The color of this grob.

glyph-name (string):


The glyph name within the font.

In the context of (span) bar lines, glyph-name represents a processed form of glyph, where decisions about line breaking etc. are already taken.

stencil (stencil):


The symbol to print.

transparent (boolean):

#<procedure #f (grob)>

This makes the grob invisible.

vertical-skylines (pair of skylines):

#<unpure-pure-container #<primitive-procedure ly:grob::vertical-skylines-from-stencil> >

Two skylines, one above and one below this grob.

X-extent (pair of numbers):


Hard coded extent in X direction.

X-offset (number):


The horizontal amount that this object is moved relative to its X-parent.

Y-extent (pair of numbers):

#<unpure-pure-container #<primitive-procedure ly:grob::stencil-height> >

Hard coded extent in Y direction.

Y-offset (number):

#<unpure-pure-container #<primitive-procedure ly:flag::calc-y-offset> #<primitive-procedure ly:flag::pure-calc-y-offset> >

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

This object supports the following interface(s): flag-interface, font-interface, grob-interface and item-interface.

Internals Reference v2.17.97 (development-branch).