1. This is a useful tip for when you are inputting a time signature in the middle of some music, at a point before an existing time signature.
  2. Before inputting the new time signature, enable Insert mode by clicking the button in the Notes toolbar or by using the key command I.
  3. Now when you input your time signature, Dorico will automatically insert time to ensure the last bar before the existing time signature is complete.
  4. Of course, Dorico allows incomplete bars, so if you don’t want to automatically pad out that final bar before the next time signature, do not engage Insert mode. Instead, let Dorico rewrite the music up to the time time signature and then, if required, add another time signature to match the number of beats.