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Element: pedal

Description

The pedal type represents piano pedal marks. The change and continue types are used when the line attribute is yes. The change type indicates a pedal lift and retake indicated with an inverted V marking. The continue type allows more precise formatting across system breaks and for more complex pedaling lines. The alignment attributes are ignored if the line attribute is yes.

Derived By

Type pedal

Attributes
Name  Type  Required?  Default  Description 
type  start-stop-change-continue  Yes 
line  yes-no  No  The line attribute is yes if pedal lines are used. The change and continue types are used when the line attribute is yes.
sign  yes-no  No  The sign attribute is yes if Ped and * signs are used. For MusicXML 2.0 compatibility, the sign attribute is yes by default if the line attribute is no, and is no by default if the line attribute is yes.
default-x  tenths  No 
default-y  tenths  No 
relative-x  tenths  No 
relative-y  tenths  No 
font-family  comma-separated-text  No 
font-style  font-style  No 
font-size  font-size  No 
font-weight  font-weight  No 
color  color  No 
halign  left-center-right  No 
valign  valign  No  The valign attribute is used to indicate vertical alignment to the top, middle, bottom, or baseline of the text or image. Defaults are implementation-dependent.
Content Model

Always empty.

Referenced By
Example

      <direction placement="below">
        <direction-type>
          <pedal default-y="-108" line="no" type="start"/>
        </direction-type>
      </direction>
Definition

See direction-type

 

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