2.2.118 Stem_engraver

Create stems, flags and single-stem tremolos. It also works together with the beam engraver for overriding beaming.

Music types accepted:

tremolo-event and tuplet-span-event

Properties (read)

stemLeftBeamCount (integer)

Specify the number of beams to draw on the left side of the next note. Overrides automatic beaming. The value is only used once, and then it is erased.

stemRightBeamCount (integer)

See stemLeftBeamCount.

whichBar (string)

This property is read to determine what type of bar line to create.


\set Staff.whichBar = ".|:"

This will create a start-repeat bar in this staff only. Valid values are described in ‘scm/bar-line.scm’.

This engraver creates the following layout object(s):

Flag, Stem, StemStub and StemTremolo.

Stem_engraver is part of the following context(s): CueVoice, DrumVoice, GregorianTranscriptionVoice, KievanVoice, MensuralVoice, PetrucciVoice, TabVoice and Voice.

Internals Reference v2.19.81 (development-branch).