Setting up the Staff

Before you start entering notes, you must make some initial staff settings.


  1. Do one of the following:
    • Activate the staff, and select Scores > Settings.

    • Double-click on the rectangle to the left of the staff.

    • Activate the staff, and click Get Info on the extended toolbar.

  2. Make your changes and click Apply.

    If you want to reuse settings made for one track in other tracks, you can save some time by creating a staff preset.


    There are a number of staff presets available, set up to suit various instruments, for example. Use them as they are, or as starting points for your own settings.

  3. Click anywhere in the staff or use the Up Arrow/Down Arrow keys to activate another staff.
  4. Make your changes and click Apply.