Splitting a treble staff does not create a true bass staff
Splitting a treble staff creates a bass staff containing the split notes.
Splitting a treble staff creates another treble staff that's disguised as a bass staff by having a bass clef applied to it.
Steps to reproduce:
- Create a new score with just a treble staff.
- Right-click the staff and choose Split Staff… from the popup menu.
- In the Split Staff dialog, choose any split point and click OK.
- Observe that there is now what appears to be a bass staff below the treble staff.
- Go to Edit | Instruments….
- In the Instruments dialog, observe that there are two treble staves, not one treble and one bass.
- Cancel out of the Instruments dialog.
- Select the bass clef and press the
- Observe that the bass clef is deleted, unmasking the deceitful treble clef and revealing the true insidious high-pitched nature of the staff.
- After splitting the staff, cut or copy the entire contents of the “bass” staff into the clipboard.
- Go to Edit | Instruments…, then delete the fake bass staff and create a real one.
- Paste the contents of the clipboard into the real bass staff.
OS: Windows 10 (10.0), Arch.: x86_64, MuseScore version (64-bit): 18.104.22.16888, revision: 148e43f