How I can do this?

• Mar 3, 2021 - 07:02

I am trying to do this, but I can't how I can do it?

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In reply to by Jojo-Schmitz

I would claim it's not needed at all in this example, though (even to the extent it is ever truly needed). But if you have a few specific cases where you really want this, you could consider inserting an extra note at the end of the measure, then making the note and stem invisible - and conversely for the start of the next system. Won't sound so great in the playback of course. Slightly better if you make it a rest instead of a note, but still, there be a hiccup rhythmically. But if the goal is accurate reproduction of a historical score visually, it would work.

In reply to by Marc Sabatella

If you want to avoid the playback issues, make it the same chord, tie all the notes, and then add a 0.5 time stretch fermuta to the invisible tied chord there and to the one you add on the following measure.

Or, if you're like me and find that the options for altering note placement in Musescore 3 don't really let you mimic this feature this way in a way that doesn't leave a bunch of space at the end of the measure, simply add lines. Adjust thickness and other details until they look exactly as desired. Tedious, but it works.

In reply to by LuuBluum

Ooh, you solved the playback issue nicely, I'd hate to then have to settle for something as laborious as adding lines manually, Especially since it's also almost guaranteed to be very fragile - won't look right any more even the layout of the measure changes in even the slightest way in the future (eg, change of font, size, MuseScore update, etc).

So, I guess the problem you want to solve is that there will be an extra staff space or so from between the invisible note and the end of the system. Merely reducing the leading space on the barline won't fix it because it will still respect the note to barline style setting. But, there are a couple of tricks that might help and be simpler and more robust than adding lines. One is, try a negative width frame at the end of the system, which causes the staff to overshoot into the margin, which you can cover with an opaque white graphic. Or, add a breath mark after that last note, which fools the algorithm that checks the note to barline distance, and then fiddlie with leading space on the barline. Unfortunately, making the breath invisible then fools the fool :-), and the trick doesn't work any more, but you can instead cover it with a graphic.

Anyhow, feel free to post an example score and we can see if I can find the best workaround!

In reply to by Marc Sabatella

Actually, you don't even need the fermutas: if you add a custom tuple of 2:1 it'll not even mess up the length of the measure.

The last two measures of should actually have a good demonstration- they used to be lines, but I refitted it this way by adjusting barline and note spacing and toyed around with everything's positions. It actually looks pretty good.

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