3.2.39 duration-line-interface

A line lasting for the duration of a rhythmic event.

If bound-details.right.end-style is set to 'arrow, end the duration line with a right-pointing arrow. If set to 'hook, end it with a hook.

The following properties may be set in the details list.


Padding to apply if a DotColumn grob is present and the start-at-dot sub-property is enabled.


The direction of the hook ending the duration line.


The height of the hook ending the duration line.


The thickness of the hook ending the duration line.

User-settable properties:

details (alist, with symbols as keys)

An alist of parameters for detailed grob behavior. See All layout objects for more information on the available parameters and their default values of a particular grob’s details property. See Graphical Object Interfaces for documentation of the available parameters. Supporting interfaces can be found at the bottom of a grob’s description section.

This grob interface is used in the following graphical object(s): DurationLine.

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