Hiding/Showing padding rests around cues

You can hide/show padding rests before/after individual cues. Padding rests fill up bars when cues start/end partway through bars, so that the full duration of each bar is clear.


  • 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 labels/signposts of the cues whose padding rests you want to hide/show. You can do this in Write mode and Engrave mode.
  2. In the Properties panel, activate/deactivate Hide rests around cue in the Cues group.


Padding rests before/after the selected cues are hidden when Hide rests around cue is activated, and shown when it is deactivated.


Figure 1. Padding rests shown before/after the selected cue
Figure 2. Padding rests hidden before/after the selected cue