Notehead colors

• Nov 16, 2020 - 22:25

Hi, I have attached a score I am working on. Please note that in measure 34 I wanted the 8va and lyric text to be shown in Red. However when I did this I somehow also changed the notehead for the C note to red and this also extended to measure 37.I have tried everything I can think of to change these notes back to black but can't figure it out. Can someone tell me what I am missing?

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The note cannot be played on an electric guitar using normal tuning. You would likely need to change the string to tune it down from E to C. To ignore this warning from MuseScore you can open Edit->Preferences->Note input and remove the check from Color notes outside of usable range.

In reply to by dwf2008

Good to learn about the phase shifter pedal. I've never played an electric guitar though I know there are a lot of things that can be done to the sound. I couldn't play anything useful on any guitar.

I do understand your confusion since the colors showed up together. I would suggest that you put the ottava below the notes since that's where they normally are placed to indicate the notes are lowered an octave.

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