About this chapter

In this chapter you will learn:

  • How to change the staff size.

  • How to create multi-rests.

  • How to add and edit barlines.

  • How to create upbeats.

  • How to set measure spacing and the number of bars across the page.

  • How to control staff and grand staff spacing.

  • How to use the Auto Layout dialog.

  • How to use the Reset Layout function.

  • How to break barlines.


Before you start designing the score page layout, you should open the Page Setup dialog on the File menu, and make settings for paper size, print scale and margins!