Changing the placement of rhythm dots on tablature

By default, rhythm dots shown on tablature appear once per chord and are placed above the top string line. You can change their placement and show multiple rhythm dots next to notes.


  1. Press Ctrl/Cmd-Shift-E to open Engraving Options.
  2. In the category list, click Tablature.
  3. In the Rhythm Dots section, choose one of the following options for Position of rhythm dots:
    • Next to notes

    • Outside staff

  4. Click Apply, then Close.