Decrease space used by half rest?
Is there a way to reduce the amount of space taken by a half-rest? I have several tight measures before and after a half-rest, which is taking a big chunk of the line. When I use stretch and shrink on the other notes in the measure, this seems to affect the entire measure, but the other notes actually need to be stretched apart. (I had thought stretch was note-range-oriented, but apparently it is measure-oriented.) I don't see any rest properties that would let me reduce the rest's real estate. I've reduced the minimum measure width. I don't want to change the overall scale, because the overall the format is good; it's just a single place where the rest seems the logical element to shrink. Sorry if this has an obvious answer.