Copy only one voice

• May 17, 2022 - 22:18

Please see attached sample. I would like to copy only voice #2. is it possible? Also is it possible to explode each voice into its own staff? Thank you in advance for your help.

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Yes to both!

For the first, select the passage you want to copy from, then use View / Selection Filter to exclude voice 1 from the selection, then Ctrl+C to copy, then be sure to re-include voice 1 or you won't be able to select the destination or anything else. Then select your destination and paste. If you want the results in voice 1, then use Tools / Voices to exchange voice 1 & 2.

To explode the contents of a staff, select the passage and use Tools / Explode. Be sure to have some empty staves below to receive the contents.

i wish to extract (or copy) the 1st voice from a guitar score to a flute part.
So i right click 1 note from the 1st voice>select>more>tick "same staff" "same voice" "add to selection"
All notes i want to copy light up blue. Than i click edit>copy and the first rest in the flute part and paste.
But nothing seems to happen.

Where am i going wrong please?

In reply to by aeLiXihr

> Where am i going wrong please?
Probably not you, but MuseScore. In my opinion it should work, but it doesn't. I have tested it with MuseScore 3.6.2.

But you can use another way. Select all notes of the guitar staff. Open the selection filter, uncheck voice 2 and copy and paste it into the flute staff. At least that works in 3.6.2.
Don't forget to set the selection filter back to "All" afterwards.

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