How to delete measures

Want to delete measures? Select them and Delete Selected Measures
  1. Click in a empty part of the first measure you want to delete, or the first note.
  2. Press Shift⇑ and keep it held.
  3. Click on the last measure you want to delete, or the last note of this measure.
  4. Release Shift⇑.
  5. A blue frame should appear around the measure you want to delete.
  6. Go to EditDelete Selected Measures (MuseScore 1 and 2) respectively ToolsRemove Selected Range (MuseScore 3), or press Ctrl+Del (Mac: +Backspace).

If you just want to delete the content of the measures, press Del (Mac: Fn+Backspace).

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