Adding X to the stem

• Jul 20, 2021 - 23:29

I've switched over to Musescore from Sibelius and was wondering if there was any way to recreate the effect shown in the attached picture, where an X is placed on top of the stem of the note?

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I'm not sure what's supposed to represent, but if nothing else, you can add this from the Symbols palette (press "Z" to display, search for "X" to see a few different variations)

In reply to by Mark Sierra

A quick web search suggests either using an alternate notehead such as the "X" or a wedge or the one with a notehead and a slash through it, using the Noteheads palette or via the Inspector. That or using the "+" articulation instead of the staccato. But it seems there is little standardization.

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