Lengthening/Shortening gradual tempo changes

You can lengthen/shorten gradual tempo changes rhythmically after they have been input.


  1. In Write mode, select the gradual tempo changes you want to lengthen/shorten.

    When using the mouse, you can only lengthen/shorten one gradual tempo change at a time.

  2. Lengthen/Shorten the gradual tempo changes in any of the following ways:
    • To lengthen them by the current rhythmic grid resolution, press Shift-Alt/Opt-Right Arrow.

    • To shorten them by the current rhythmic grid resolution, press Shift-Alt/Opt-Left Arrow.


      Key commands lengthen/shorten items by moving their end only.

    • Click and drag the circular handle at the start/end to the right/left.


The selected gradual tempo changes are lengthened/shortened according to the current rhythmic grid resolution.


You can adjust the graphical positions of gradual tempo changes in Engrave mode.