Select different type barlines within a single system

• Mar 25, 2019 - 15:54

One of the features of MuseScore 2 that made it particularly useful when I had to transcribe MANY folk songs with between 4-8 phrases that were rhythmically aligned was that I could set the individual barlines of each staff, regardless the system. My desire was not that it would be able to playback so much so that it was an attractive looking score as a finished product.
My work around was this:
I created a score of as many instruments as I had phrases,
The notes would align themselves homophonically because the program read them as a single system,
I would change all of the barlines to Single Line, excepting the bottom instrument/phrase I could isolate as a final barline.
Ocassionally I would have need of a repeat sign and worked around some invisibility to help with that.
Is there any way of getting that feature back in 3?
Otherwise, can I save scores in 3 and open them back in 2 to make those bar line edits needed?
Compare this file between 2 and 3.

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So, the question is about adding a double bar to one staff of a system only? Hold Ctrl while adding the barline.

FWIW, the look you are going for is exactly the opposite of what a professional music engraver / publisher would do. It is usually considered bad for barlines to align, as it makes it more likely the reader will get lost. In fact they will often go out of their way to make sure they don't line up.

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