Shaped Noteheads, Change all to "Normal"

• Jan 11, 2022 - 17:45

I would like to change all the noteheads to a round shape instead of squares and triangles. Although I can do this selecting individual notes and use inspector to choose the "normal" notehead, it is time consuming. Is there a more efficient way to do this through out the whole song?


Use CTRL+A to select everything and in the inspector click on the [Notes] button at the bottom of the panel. Then in the note section choose the "Normal" notehead scheme from the dropdown and its done.

In reply to by Lindy08

Because your selection contains a mix of standard and non-standard noteheads, the Inspector has to show something. In cases like this, first hit the reset button to return everything in the selection to its default state, then you can make changes if desired.

However, there is something else going on here - both staves of this score are already set to use shape notation. So the reset will actually return them to that. if you actually want things to not be in shape notation, better to just change directly in the staff defaults. So, right-click a staff, Staff/Part Properties, Advanced Style Properties, and set noteheads to normal there. That way affects all notes on this staff automatically, including notes yet to be entered.

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