Changing the appearance of multi-note half note tremolos

There are multiple accepted ways of notating multi-note half note tremolos. You can change how all multi-note half note tremolos are notated project-wide; for example, if you want them to appear with lines joining stems.


  1. Press Ctrl/Cmd-Shift-E to open Engraving Options.
  2. In the category list, click Tremolos.
  3. In the Multi-note Tremolos section, choose one of the following options for Appearance of half note (minim) tremolos:
    • All lines join stems

    • Outermost line joins stems

    • No lines join stems

  4. Click Apply, then Close.


The appearance of all multi-note half note tremolos project-wide is changed.


Figure 1. All lines join stems
Figure 2. Outermost line joins stems
Figure 3. No lines join stems