Getting a uniform number of measures per line of music

• Apr 7, 2020 - 19:31

I've just inputted a solo I transcribed into musescore so I can print it out and have it phsyically but I'm having trouble making sure that there are 4 measures in every line. I know that I can go into Format>Style>Measure and change the spacing, but I always wind up with odd groupings, no matter how much tinkering I do with the number. I just want to be able to tell the program to have four measures per line no matter what.

I'm on macOS 10.14.6 and Musescore

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Minority - Gigi Gryce Solo .mscz 38.07 KB


The general strategy is, reduce spacing/stretch or scaling to make sure you can always fit at least four measures on each system. Then run Format / Add/Remove System Breaks to force it to be at most four measures. Or, same two steps in the opposite order. It's really the same approach that would be needed in a word processor as well.

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