3.1.84 ParenthesesItem

ParenthesesItem objects are created by: Parenthesis_engraver.

Standard settings:

font-size (number):


The font size, compared to the ‘normal’ size. 0 is style-sheet’s normal size, -1 is smaller, +1 is bigger. Each step of 1 is approximately 12% larger; 6 steps are exactly a factor 2 larger. Fractional values are allowed.

padding (dimension, in staff space):


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

stencil (stencil):


The symbol to print.

stencils (list):


Multiple stencils, used as intermediate value.

X-extent (pair of numbers):

'(0 . 0)

Extent (size) in the X direction, measured in staff-space units, relative to object’s reference point.

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

Internals Reference v2.18.2 (stable-branch).