Change Time Signature

  1. How to do it: click inside a measure in the Score, and make sure that the M callout button of the floating toolbar is selected; in the Editor, check This measure sets its own time signature and use the two sliders until you get the expected reading on the fraction display on the right.
  2. Hints:
    • when you select, make sure that the Editor header reads Measure;
    • measures not setting their own time signature inherit it from the last measure that does or use the default;
    • default time signature is common time (4/4);
    • time signatures do not transcend their current Section; if you want to use 6/8 to the end of your piece, you must explicitly set it at the beginning of each Section;
    • increasing the capacity of a non-empty measure adds padding (ghost) rests; decreasing it trims away padding rests (if any) but does not touch notes, chords or rests that you entered;
    • see the Measure Node for more details.

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