Changing the direction of string fingering shift indicators

You can change the direction of individual string fingering shift indicators if they do not point in the direction required.


  • 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 shift indicators whose direction you want to change. You can do this in Write mode and Engrave mode.
  2. In the Properties panel, activate Shift direction in the Fingering and Positions group.
  3. Choose one of the following options:
    • Up

    • Down


The selected shift indicators are angled up/down.


You can also affect the direction of string shift indicators by specifying the strings on which notes are played.