Hiding/Showing laissez vibrer ties

You can add laissez vibrer ties to any note; for example, to specify which notes must not be stopped after being played but instead left to ring.


  • The lower zone is shown.

  • Properties is selected in the lower zone toolbar.

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


  1. Select the notes on which you want to add a laissez vibrer tie. You can do this in Write mode and Engrave mode.
  2. In the Properties panel, activate/deactivate Laissez vibrer tie in the Notes and Rests group.


Laissez vibrer ties are added to the selected notes when the property is activated, and are removed when the property is deactivated. Laissez vibrer ties are positioned automatically.

  • You can edit the length and shape of laissez vibrer ties individually like any other tie in Engrave mode.

  • You can assign a key command for Toggle Laissez Vibrer Tie on the Key Commands page in Preferences.


Figure 1. Phrase without laissez vibrer ties
Figure 2. Phrase with laissez vibrer ties