How to add a start repeat barline after a mid-staff key signature change How to simulate the effect of a guitar capoA workaround to allow correct notation and playback of a guitar with an applied capo. How to create ties leading into a 2nd endingMuseScore cannot apply ties leading from a measure preceding a volta section to the 2nd time ending (or subsequent endings). However, there are several workarounds available to add the desired notation and ensure decent playback. How to create a visual swing markingCreate your own triplet swing markings inside MuseScore to ensure their style matches your score How to create nonstandard tupletsThis explains how to make tuplets out of durations that are not normally expressed by a single note or rest. How to change enharmonic key signatures for transposing instrumentsThese instructions show you how to change key signatures for a transposing instrument, such as a B♭ clarinet or E♭ saxophone, when MuseScore inserts the equivalent enharmonic key signature. How to add accidentals to tied notesThis "How to" applies only to Versions 2.1 and following. It will not work with any previous versions. How to use polyrhythm, mixed meters and local time signatures in MuseScoreThis page is still under construction. I am working on adding pictures, links and formatting. Please be patient until this message is removed.
This is a description of how to use the features in MuseScore to create songs with polyrhythms and local time signatures. There are several methods available and I have attempted to explain each along with some possible problems that will arise while using them.
How to run MuseScore 2 on Mac OS X 10.6 How to change MuseScore's DPI How to highlight measuresFor analysis or to emphasize a part How to create graphics (with transparent background) with PowerPoint and import them into MuseScoreA quick and easy way to import images or graphics with transparent background created with Microsoft PowerPoint into MuseScore via copy&paste How to create notation for a solo cadenza How to run the MuseScore Linux AppImage How to create a 2-measure repeat sign with playbackUnfortunately, MuseScore 2.0 does not have a built-in 2-measure repeat function (with or without playback). Here is a workaround to create one: How to restore sound if playback stops workingOccasionally, when something about MuseScore's installation is changed, playback may stop working. This How-To describes how to get playback working again. How to add information to a score How to run MuseScore on a Chromebook How to post in the MuseScore forum How to create jazz drum notation How to fix MuseScore installation error on WindowsA problem occurs when Windows doesn't know how to open the .msi extension: "This file does not have a program associated with it to perform this action." How to add rehearsal marks with measure numbers instead of letters How to fix a score that contains corruptionsOccasionally when importing a score created with an older version of MuseScore into MuseScore 2 (or sometimes when importing a MusicXML file), a dialog box will appear warning "File corrupted", with the option to Cancel opening the score, Ignore the corruption and continue, or Show Details about the corruption. A corrupted score cannot be uploaded to MuseScore.com. Fortunately, it's relatively easy to fix these corruptions using MuseScore 2, and you should do so immediately before further editing the score. How to copy lyrics, or lyrics plus melodyHow to copy just lyrics, or lyrics plus melody, from one staff to another. How to recover a backup copy of a scoreIf one of your scores becomes lost, corrupted, or not openable, there's a chance that MuseScore saved a copy somewhere on your computer. How to fit more instruments in a score on one page How to change the SoundFont used for playback or add another to MuseScore How to change instrument sound (e.g. pizz., con sordino) midway through scoreDo you have a strings part you want to be played back as pizzicato for only a few measures? Or a trumpet part you want to sound muted for a section? You can actually get MuseScore to play it with the different sounds, just like an actual person reading the music would. How to create an ossia with another staff How to add cue notes How to create an ossia (ornament explanation) with image captureHere is a workaround to producing an ossia, via image capture. How to condense a scoreCreate a condensed score by automatically hiding instruments that do not play How to insert lyricsor reinsert them after the modifications to the score How to delete measuresWant to delete measures? Select them and Delete Selected Measures How to open Sibelius files in MuseScoreWant to transfer your sheet music collection from other music notation software? Use MusicXML. How to open Finale files in MuseScore How to edit a SoundFontMuseScore generates sounds using a SoundFont. If you are not happy with a sound, you may want to edit the soundfont, combine several soundfonts etc... How to change the language in MuseScoreWant to use MuseScore in another language? How to merge/combine/implode two staves in one with two voicesIf you require more space for your score, you could merge two staves into one. How to delete a score saved on MuseScore.comWant to delete a score shared on MuseScore.com? How to synchronize your score with a YouTube videoWant to create a videoscore on MuseScore.com? How to add a beam over a rest How to separate a coda from the rest of the score How to install MuseScore on Windows without administrator rightsWant to install new software and don't have administrator rights? Use a portable version of MuseScore. How to enter a chord How to create large staves and notes How to create triplets and other tuplets How to span a chord or stem over two stavesA chord spreading over two staves. How to input multiple notes on a staff with different durationsVoices allow you to have notes on a single staff which occur at the same time, yet have different durations. How to place a beam between notes (zig-zag)If two neighbouring notes have contrasting vertical positions and share a beam, it may be preferable to situate it between the notes instead of below or above them.