The <key-octave> element

Parent element: <key>

The <key-octave> element specifies in which octave an element of a key signature appears. The content specifies the octave value using the same values as the <display-octave> element.




Name Type Required? Description
number positiveInteger Yes A positive integer that refers to the key signature element in left-to-right order.
cancel yes-no No If set to yes, then the number refers to the canceling key signature specified by the <cancel> element in the parent <key> element. It cannot be set to yes if there is no corresponding <cancel> element within the parent <key> element. It is no if absent.


This element is used in the following examples: