2.1.17 PianoStaff

Just like GrandStaff but with support for instrument names at the start of each system.

This context also accepts commands for the following context(s):

GrandStaff.

This context creates the following layout object(s):

Arpeggio, InstrumentName, SpanBar, SystemStartBar, SystemStartBrace, SystemStartBracket and SystemStartSquare.

This context sets the following properties:

Context PianoStaff can contain Staff and FiguredBass.

This context is built from the following engraver(s):

Instrument_name_engraver

Create a system start text for instrument or vocal names.

Properties (read)

currentCommandColumn (layout object)

Grob that is X-parent to all current breakable (clef, key signature, etc.) items.

shortInstrumentName (markup)

See instrument.

instrumentName (markup)

The name to print left of a staff. The instrument property labels the staff in the first system, and the instr property labels following lines.

shortVocalName (markup)

Name of a vocal line, short version.

vocalName (markup)

Name of a vocal line.

This engraver creates the following layout object(s):

InstrumentName.

System_start_delimiter_engraver

Create a system start delimiter (i.e., a SystemStartBar, SystemStartBrace, SystemStartBracket or SystemStartSquare spanner).

Properties (read)

systemStartDelimiter (symbol)

Which grob to make for the start of the system/staff? Set to SystemStartBrace, SystemStartBracket or SystemStartBar.

systemStartDelimiterHierarchy (pair)

A nested list, indicating the nesting of a start delimiters.

currentCommandColumn (layout object)

Grob that is X-parent to all current breakable (clef, key signature, etc.) items.

This engraver creates the following layout object(s):

SystemStartBar, SystemStartBrace, SystemStartBracket and SystemStartSquare.

Span_arpeggio_engraver

Make arpeggios that span multiple staves.

Properties (read)

connectArpeggios (boolean)

If set, connect arpeggios across piano staff.

This engraver creates the following layout object(s):

Arpeggio.

Span_bar_engraver

Make cross-staff bar lines: It catches all normal bar lines and draws a single span bar across them.

This engraver creates the following layout object(s):

SpanBar.


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