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Element: thumb-position


The thumb-position element represents the thumb position symbol. This is a circle with a line, where the line does not come within the circle. It is distinct from the snap pizzicato symbol, where the line comes inside the circle.

Derived By

Type empty-placement

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

Always empty.

Referenced By

            <thumb-position default-x="1" default-y="5" placement="above"/>


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