Showing vertical lines before grace notes

You can position individual vertical lines so they appear to the left of grace notes. By default, vertical lines are positioned after grace notes; that is, between grace notes and normal notes.


  • 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 vertical lines you want to show before grace notes. You can do this in Write mode and Engrave mode.
  2. In the Properties panel, activate Line before grace notes in the Vertical Lines group.


The selected vertical lines are positioned before grace notes.

Deactivating Line before grace notes shows the selected vertical lines after grace notes again.


Figure 1. Vertical line after grace notes
Figure 2. Vertical line before grace notes