How can I change the staff
Click on the staff with the Command (Macintosh) or Ctrl (PC) key
depressed, and drag the staff to the required position. This
also works when editing staff groups (Staff > Staff groups)
How to delete the chord names that
appear automatically above a staff?
How to delete an automatic tablature related to a staff?
In the staff contextual menu (black triangle to the left of the
staff), select respectively "Chord display" or "Edit tablature".
Then specify what you wish to be displayed.
I would want to write both left
and right hand for piano on a same staff, how to do
Knowing only notes with the same stem direction can be beamed
together, you just have to set the stems for right hand notes up,
and those for left hand down. To do this, deselect "Automatic
beaming" in the "Options" menu, double-click each note and use the
"Stem down" check box.
You can also use the staff menu, "Split stem direction" option.
Stems for notes above the given note will then be changed to up,
and stems for note below to down.
Note however that if two voices are written on the same staff, it
is recommended to use multi-voice staves, also called merged staves
(search for this term in the software manual)
I have two staves for piano, one
for the right hand, the other one for the left hand. I would want
to make them appear on a single staff, is it possible? I do not
mean using multi-voice (merged) staves, but really creating a
Select the first staff, then "Edit>Copy"
Select the second staff, then "Edit>Add"
I wish to "separate" two hands
written on the same staff (in other words, create a single staff
for each hand). Is it possible?
Use "Staff>Split staff according to note" menu option.
When merging two staves through
"Edit>Multi-voice staves>Merge", some notes appear grayed.
When several staves are merged together, they can be edited
separately (layers) or simultaneously. Use the little multicolored
triangle to the left of the staff to select the staff to be
are also invited to view the "Merged staves (multi-voice staves)
presentation" tutorial ("Windows>Tutorials" menu option in the
When copying/pasting notes from a
staff with rules to another staff with rules, the note appearance
When pasting, the rule that will provide the closest
sound from the original one will be used and applied to the symbol.
Because rules in each staff are different, note appearance can be
different for a same sound rendering.