Setting up a Split Staff

You can set up a split staff.


  1. Activate the staff.
  2. Select Scores > Settings.
  3. Select the Staff tab and open the Polyphonic page.
  4. Open the Staff Mode pop-up menu, and select Split.
  5. Set a value in the Split Point field.

    Notes below the set split point are moved to the lower clef, notes above the split point are moved to the upper clef.

  6. Click Apply.


The staff is split at C3.

Figure 1. Before and after setting a split at C3

After Completing This Task

If the default piano clef settings for the upper and lower staff are not what you want, open the Main tab in the Score Settings dialog, and in the Key/Clef section, adjust these settings.