Updated 9 years ago
These are old instructions for MuseScore 1
For MuseScore 3 users, see Lines

The lines palette like other palette works via "drag-and-drop". Use the mouse to drag the item from the palette and drop it onto the score.

Lines palette

Change length

  1. If you are in note entry mode then press N to leave note entry
  2. Double click the line that you want to change
  3. Move the handles using the following shortcuts
    • Shift+Right to move the anchor right by one note (or measure)
    • Shift+Left to move the anchor left by one note (or measure)
  4. If you need to change the length visually without changing the notes or measures that the line is anchored to then use the following shortcuts
    • Right to move the handle right by one unit
    • Left to move the anchor left by one unit

See also: Hairpin , Volta