Changing the rehearsal mark enclosure type

Rehearsal marks are usually shown in an enclosure, which can be a rectangle, rounded rectangle or a circle. You can change the enclosure type of all rehearsal marks project-wide.


  1. Press Ctrl/Cmd-Shift-E to open Engraving Options.
  2. In the category list, click Rehearsal Marks.
  3. In the Enclosure section, choose one of the following options for Enclosure type:
    • Rectangle

    • Rounded rectangle

    • Circle

    • No enclosure

  4. Click Apply, then Close.


The enclosure type of all rehearsal marks project-wide is changed. The size and shape of enclosures depends on their padding values and the rehearsal mark font size.


You can change the line thickness, size, and padding values for all rehearsal mark enclosures project-wide on the Rehearsal Marks page in Engraving Options.


Figure 1. Rehearsal mark with a rectangle enclosure
Figure 2. Rehearsal mark with a rounded rectangle enclosure
Figure 3. Rehearsal mark with a circle enclosure
Figure 4. Rehearsal mark with no enclosure