How to enter a rest

  1. Ensure that you are in note input mode by either (1) pressing N or (2) clicking the "N" icon on the left of the note input toolbar (both methods toggle between on and off).The Note input icon should become highlighted and a "note input mode" indication will appear in the status bar.
  2. Click on a note duration in the toolbar equal to the duration of the desired rest. Or use the keyboard shortcuts 1–9 to select a duration from 1/64 to 16/4 (see Handbook: note input ).
  3. Press "0" on your keyboard. A rest for the current note duration will be entered at the location of the cursor in the music.

For more info, see Handbook: note input .

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