up-down-stop-continue data type

The up-down-stop-continue type is used for octave-shift elements, indicating the direction of the shift from their true pitched values because of printing difficulty.

Base type: token

Allowed values

up Start of an <octave-shift> up, such as 8va bassa.
down Start of an <octave-shift> down, such as 8va.
stop Stop of an <octave-shift>.
continue Continuation of an <octave-shift>, including system breaks.

Where is this type used?

<octave-shift> — "type" attribute