3.2.138 staff-highlight-interface

A colored span to highlight a music passage.

User-settable properties:

bound-prefatory-paddings (pair of numbers)

For a highlight, the amount of padding to insert at a bound from a prefatory item that is not a bar line.

shorten-pair (pair of numbers)

The lengths to shorten on both sides a hairpin or text-spanner such as a pedal bracket. Positive values shorten the hairpin or text-spanner, while negative values lengthen it.

Internal properties:

columns (array of grobs)

An array of grobs, typically containing PaperColumn or NoteColumn objects.

elements (array of grobs)

An array of grobs; the type is depending on the grob where this is set in.

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

LilyPond Internals Reference v2.25.17 (development-branch).