3.1.46 InstrumentName

InstrumentName objects are created by: Instrument_name_engraver.

Standard settings:

padding (dimension, in staff space):


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

stencil (unknown):


The symbol to print.

X-offset (number):


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

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.

self-alignment-Y (number):


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

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.

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

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