Setting clef, key, and time signature

When preparing to enter notes into a score, you probably want to start out by setting the desired clef, key, and time signature for the staff. The text below assumes you are working on one track only. If you have multiple staves, you either make this setting independently for each staff or for all staves at once.

Normally, all these symbols appear at the beginning of each staff. However, you can control this by using the Real Book option and by hiding objects.

When entering or editing keys, there is one important thing to note:


In the Score Settings dialog on the Project–Notation Style subpage (Keys category) you can find the “Key Changes for the entire Project” option. If this option is activated, all changes made to the key always affect every staff in the project, i. e. it is not possible to define different keys for different staves.