Tip: Shorten or lengthen notes


  1. When note input is active, you can shorten or lengthen the note you have just input by typing Shift+Alt+left or right arrow.
  2. You can change the amount by which the note is shortened or lengthened by increasing or decreasing the value of the rhythmic grid. The key commands for this are Alt+[ and Alt+].
  3. You can also edit existing notes to make the shorter or longer by using the same method. And if Insert mode is active (press I) then subsequent notes will move by the same amount).

Tip: Switch between slashed and unlashed grace notes


  1. Start note input, then click the Grace Notes button in the Notes toolbar at the left of the window.
  2. The caret becomes less tall, indicating you are now inputting grace notes.
  3. You can also use the key command /.
  4. By default, grace notes will be slashed.
  5. Press Alt+/ to toggle between slashed and unslashed grace notes.
  6. You can always toggle existing grace notes from slashed to unslashed (or vice versa) using the Grace note type properties in the Grace Note section of the Properties panel.

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