how to change note duration

• Jan 4, 2020 - 04:02

Hello musescore community,

I'm trying to figure out how to change the duration of a note (or of notes in a measure). If I am in 6/8 time and have a bass chord being held for 3, and if I want to break up that chord into 1-2-3 1-2-3, how would I do that?

Laura See


In reply to by Laura Sipser Segel

No need to delete.
First you need to realize what note input mode is.
(Being or not in note input mode is key to what/how you do things in MuseScore).
So to change a note duration :
-in note input mode: just reenter a note with the desired duration
-not in note input mode, which the logical place to be to change a duration, just select the existing note (it will become blue) and select the new duration, either by mouse in the toolbar, or quicker if you know them by digit on the keyboard.

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