Changing the position of instrument transpositions in full staff labels

You can show instrument transpositions before/after instrument names in staff labels in each layout independently.


  1. Press Ctrl/Cmd-Shift-L to open Layout Options.
  2. In the Layouts list, select the layouts whose instrument transposition position you want to change.

    By default, the layout currently open in the music area is selected when you open the dialog. You can select other layouts by using the selection options in the action bar, Shift-clicking adjacent layouts, and Ctrl/Cmd-clicking individual layouts.

  3. Click Staves and Systems in the page list.
  4. In the Staff Labels section, choose one of the following options for Position of instrument pitch in full staff labels:
    • Start

    • End

  5. Click Apply, then Close.


The position of instrument transpositions relative to instrument names in staff labels is changed in the selected layouts.