Selecting bars with the system track

The system track allows you to select all items, including system objects, on all staves in the system across the selected bars.


The system track is shown.


  1. Click a bar in the system track.
  2. Optional: Select additional bars in any of the following ways:
    • In the secondary toolbar, activate Extend Selection Extend Selection button, then click bars to the right/left along the system track.

    • Click and drag to the right/left along the system track.

  3. Click System Track Select in the system track. It can also appear above the system track if your selection is narrow.


Everything on all staves in the selected bars is selected and highlighted, including system objects, notations, and signposts.


If you then delete your selection, any signposts included are also deleted. This can affect the page layout, for example, by removing ossia staves whose signposts were included in the selection.