remove the second voice

• Mar 4, 2016 - 16:02

how is this done? when I try I get a load of rests which I cannot remove. Causes problems when wants to expand what is on one clef to two.


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Hello,
Please begin to attach the score involved and describe what you do with precise steps. It' would be really the best way to help and figure out.

Depending on exactly what is going on in your score, a general way that would normally work to delete the contents of voice 2 would be to select the passage, use the Selection Filter to remove voice 1 from the selection, then press Delete. Be sure to re-enable voice 1 in the filter afterwards or you will have difficultly selecting things after that!

attached is a 1 bar example the real thing is about 40 bars. As you see there are a lot of rests in the violin parts, so how is the voice removed in preference to being just hidden?

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In reply to by macrobbair

The steps I listed above work perfectly in this example: select the passage, use Selection Filter to exclude voice 1, then hit Delete.

That won't work for parts where the rests are in voice 1 - you have to always have content in voice 1. So for those measures, you'd want to use Edit / Voices / Exchange Voice 1-2 to swap the voices first.

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