Stretching a line across a stave adds space between the two staves

• Apr 19, 2019 - 17:27


When I stretch an arpeggio line across staves, at first it looks fine. However, the moment I change another detail in the score, Musescore suddenly inserts more space between the two staves where I did the line span. This means that the presentation is off. I've had the same problem to a worse extent when spanning grace notes across the grant staff. See attached images to see what I mean.

I can't seem to find any way of altering whatever setting is causing this. My gut feeling is that Musescore is treating the line as a part of the top stave, and is adding padding to compensate for when I drag the line down. But I can't find a way of changing this.

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Thanks! I think both of these solutions work nicely.

EDIT: Mike I'm afraid your one doesn't seem to be always working having checked more thoroughly. Thanks, all the same.


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