A.11.7 Other

\auto-footnote mkup (markup) note (markup)

Have footnote note act as an annotation to the markup mkup.

\markup {
  \auto-footnote a b
  \override #'(padding . 0.2)
  \auto-footnote c d
}

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The footnote will be annotated automatically.

Used properties:

  • padding (0.0)
  • raise (0.5)
\backslashed-digit num (integer)

A feta number, with backslash. This is for use in the context of figured bass notation.

\markup {
  \backslashed-digit #5
  \hspace #2
  \override #'(thickness . 3)
  \backslashed-digit #7
}

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Used properties:

  • thickness (1.6)
  • font-size (0)
\char num (integer)

Produce a single character. Characters encoded in hexadecimal format require the prefix #x.

\markup {
  \char #65 \char ##x00a9
}

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\eyeglasses

Prints out eyeglasses, indicating strongly to look at the conductor.

\markup { \eyeglasses }

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\footnote mkup (markup) note (markup)

Have footnote note act as an annotation to the markup mkup.

\markup {
  \auto-footnote a b
  \override #'(padding . 0.2)
  \auto-footnote c d
}

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The footnote will not be annotated automatically.

\fraction arg1 (markup) arg2 (markup)

Make a fraction of two markups.

\markup {
  π ≈
  \fraction 355 113
}

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Used properties:

  • font-size (0)
\fromproperty symbol (symbol)

Read the symbol from property settings, and produce a stencil from the markup contained within. If symbol is not defined, it returns an empty markup.

\header {
  myTitle = "myTitle"
  title = \markup {
    from
    \italic
    \fromproperty #'header:myTitle
  }
}
\markup {
  \null
}

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\left-brace size (number)

A feta brace in point size size.

\markup {
  \left-brace #35
  \hspace #2
  \left-brace #45
}

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\lookup glyph-name (string)

Lookup a glyph by name.

\markup {
  \override #'(font-encoding . fetaBraces) {
    \lookup #"brace200"
    \hspace #2
    \rotate #180
    \lookup #"brace180"
  }
}

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\markalphabet num (integer)

Make a markup letter for num. The letters start with A to Z and continue with double letters.

\markup {
  \markalphabet #8
  \hspace #2
  \markalphabet #26
}

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\markletter num (integer)

Make a markup letter for num. The letters start with A to Z (skipping letter I), and continue with double letters.

\markup {
  \markletter #8
  \hspace #2
  \markletter #26
}

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\null

An empty markup with extents of a single point.

\markup {
  \null
}

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\on-the-fly procedure (procedure) arg (markup)

Apply the procedure markup command to arg. procedure should take a single argument.

\override new-prop (pair) arg (markup)

Add the argument new-prop to the property list. Properties may be any property supported by font-interface, text-interface and instrument-specific-markup-interface.

\markup {
  \line {
    \column {
      default
      baseline-skip
    }
    \hspace #2
    \override #'(baseline-skip . 4) {
      \column {
        increased
        baseline-skip
      }
    }
  }
}

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\page-link page-number (number) arg (markup)

Add a link to the page page-number around arg. This only works in the PDF backend.

\markup {
  \page-link #2  { \italic { This links to page 2... } }
}

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\page-ref label (symbol) gauge (markup) default (markup)

Reference to a page number. label is the label set on the referenced page (using the \label command), gauge a markup used to estimate the maximum width of the page number, and default the value to display when label is not found.

\pattern count (integer) axis (integer) space (number) pattern (markup)

Prints count times a pattern markup. Patterns are spaced apart by space. Patterns are distributed on axis.

\markup \column {
  "Horizontally repeated :"
  \pattern #7 #X #2 \flat
  \null
  "Vertically repeated :"
  \pattern #3 #Y #0.5 \flat
}

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\property-recursive symbol (symbol)

Print out a warning when a header field markup contains some recursive markup definition.

\right-brace size (number)

A feta brace in point size size, rotated 180 degrees.

\markup {
  \right-brace #45
  \hspace #2
  \right-brace #35
}

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\slashed-digit num (integer)

A feta number, with slash. This is for use in the context of figured bass notation.

\markup {
  \slashed-digit #5
  \hspace #2
  \override #'(thickness . 3)
  \slashed-digit #7
}

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Used properties:

  • thickness (1.6)
  • font-size (0)
\stencil stil (stencil)

Use a stencil as markup.

\markup {
  \stencil #(make-circle-stencil 2 0 #t)
}

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\strut

Create a box of the same height as the space in the current font.

\transparent arg (markup)

Make arg transparent.

\markup {
  \transparent {
    invisible text
  }
}

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\verbatim-file name (string)

Read the contents of file name, and include it verbatim.

\markup {
  \verbatim-file #"simple.ly"
}

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\whiteout arg (markup)

Provide a white background for arg.

\markup {
  \combine
    \filled-box #'(-1 . 10) #'(-3 . 4) #1
    \whiteout whiteout
}

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\with-color color (color) arg (markup)

Draw arg in color specified by color.

\markup {
  \with-color #red
  red
  \hspace #2
  \with-color #green
  green
  \hspace #2
  \with-color #blue
  blue
}

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\with-dimensions x (pair of numbers) y (pair of numbers) arg (markup)

Set the dimensions of arg to x and y.

\with-link label (symbol) arg (markup)

Add a link to the page holding label label around arg. This only works in the PDF backend.

\markup {
  \with-link #'label {
    \italic { This links to the page containing the label... }
  }
}

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