Showing figured bass on rests

By default, figured bass is hidden on rests because figures typically indicate harmony in relation to a bass note. You can show figured bass on individual rests, for example, if the harmony changes while the bass is resting. You can do this for the current layout and frame chain only or for all layouts and frame chains.


  • You have input figured bass at the positions of the rests.

  • You have chosen the appropriate property scope for local properties.


  1. Select the rests on which you want to show figured bass.
  2. In the Properties panel, activate Show figured bass in the Notes and Rests group.


Figured bass is shown on the selected rests. If the property scope was set to Locally, this change only takes effect in the current layout and frame chain.

Deactivating Show figured bass hides figured bass on selected rests again.