3.1.54 InstrumentName

InstrumentName objects are created by: Instrument_name_engraver.

Standard settings:

direction (direction):


If side-axis is 0 (or X), then this property determines whether the object is placed LEFT, CENTER or RIGHT with respect to the other object. Otherwise, it determines whether the object is placed UP, CENTER or DOWN. Numerical values may also be used: UP=1, DOWN=-1, LEFT=-1, RIGHT=1, CENTER=0.

padding (dimension, in staff space):


Add this much extra space between objects that are next to each other.

self-alignment-X (number):


Specify alignment of an object. The value -1 means left aligned, 0 centered, and 1 right-aligned in X direction. Other numerical values may also be specified.

self-alignment-Y (number):


Like self-alignment-X but for the Y axis.

stencil (stencil):


The symbol to print.

X-offset (number):


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

Y-offset (number):


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

This object supports the following interface(s): font-interface, grob-interface, self-alignment-interface, side-position-interface, spanner-interface and system-start-text-interface.

Internals Reference v2.17.97 (development-branch).