3.1.24 ChordName

ChordName objects are created by: Chord_name_engraver.

Standard settings:

stencil (unknown):


The symbol to print.

after-line-breaking (boolean):


Dummy property, used to trigger callback for after-line-breaking.

word-space (dimension, in staff space):


Space to insert between words in texts.

font-family (symbol):


The font family is the broadest category for selecting text fonts. Options include: sans, roman.

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.

This object supports the following interface(s): text-interface, rhythmic-grob-interface, item-interface, font-interface, chord-name-interface and grob-interface.

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