Splitting pedal lines

You can split sustain pedal lines at any rhythmic position with an existing item along their length into two separate pedal lines.


These steps only apply to sustain pedal lines.


If you are in Engrave mode, Graphic Editing Graphic Editing button is selected in the Engrave toolbox.


  1. Select an item on the staff and at the rhythmic position where you want to split the sustain pedal line. You can do this in Write mode and Engrave mode.

    You can only split one pedal line at a time.

  2. Choose Edit > Notations > Pedal Lines > Split Pedal Line. You can also choose this option from the context menu.


The pedal line on the selected staff is split at the selected rhythmic position.


Figure 1. A single pedal line
Figure 2. The pedal line after being split into two

After Completing This Task

You can move, lengthen/shorten, and edit both pedal lines independently.