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Element: string


Fret and string are used with tablature notation and chord symbols. Fret numbers start with 0 for an open string and 1 for the first fret. String numbers start with 1 for the highest string. The string element can also be used in regular notation.

Derived By

Type string

Name  Type  Required?  Default  Description 
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 
placement  above-below  No 
Content Model

Contains text only.

Referenced By

      <harmony default-y="110" font-family="Arial">
        <kind halign="center" text="">major</kind>
        <frame default-y="93" halign="center" unplayed="x" valign="top">


See frame-note


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