Showing divisi group/instrument names in condensed staff labels

By default, staff labels for condensed divisi staves show instrument names. You can show divisi group names in all condensed staff labels project-wide where divisi groups exist instead; for example, if your divisi group names describe the players included in the condensed staff better.


  1. Press Ctrl/Cmd-Shift-E to open Engraving Options.
  2. In the category list, click Staff Labels.
  3. In the Numbering section, choose one of the following options for Staff labels for condensed divisi sections:
    • Use group names if available

    • Use instrument name

  4. Click Apply, then Close.


The name shown in staff labels on condensed divisi staves is changed project-wide.