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Element: repeat

Description

The repeat type represents repeat marks. The start of the repeat has a forward direction while the end of the repeat has a backward direction. Backward repeats that are not part of an ending can use the times attribute to indicate the number of times the repeated section is played.

Derived By

Type repeat

Attributes
Name  Type  Required?  Default  Description 
direction  backward-forward  Yes  The backward-forward attribute is used to specify repeat directions. The start of the repeat has a forward direction while the end of the repeat has a backward direction.
times  xs:nonNegativeInteger  No  Backward repeats that are not part of an ending can use the times attribute to indicate the number of times the repeated section is played.
winged  winged  No 
Content Model

Always empty.

Referenced By
Example

      <barline location="left">
        <bar-style>heavy-light</bar-style>
        <repeat direction="forward" winged="none"/>
      </barline>

      <barline location="right">
        <bar-style>light-heavy</bar-style>
        <ending number="1, 2" type="stop"/>
        <repeat direction="backward" winged="none"/>
      </barline>

Definition

See barline

 

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