Copy and paste

Copy and paste is useful tool for repetitious music, or for shifting a section of music by a beat or two.


  1. Click on the first note of your selection.
  2. Shift⇑+click on the last note of your selection. A blue rectangle highlights the region you selected.
  3. From the menu choose EditCopy


  1. Click on the note or measure that you want your pasted selection to begin.
  2. From the menu, choose EditPaste

Quick repetition

  1. Select a note or measure.
  2. Press R and MuseScore duplicates the selected object.