Changing quarter notes to eighth and dotted quarters creates unwanted tie

• May 21, 2014 - 19:48


I'm trying to change the 3rd quarter note to an eighth note and the 4th quarter note to a dotted quarter note, which should line up with the similar notes on the lower staff. Unfortunately, creating the 1/8th note adds a rest and creating the dotted quarter note ties it into the next measure.

How can I force it to match up within the measure?


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Notes don't move positions, so changing a quarter to an eighth will always create a rest. Select the rest now and change to a quarter note, and add a dot.

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