Wrong note played

• Jul 28, 2023 - 09:32

Hello, Sometimes after using Copy/Paste on notes, the wrong note are played, in the example, Look at the bottom, when i select A, musescore still consider it is a G and the playback plays 2 G.


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Diagnosis is difficult without seeing the "patient" - the .mscz file, rather than a video of it. But perhaps you are pasting to a transposing instrument in Bb which should play a tone lower than written i.e. play G for written A. See https://musescore.org/en/handbook/4/transposition#transposing-instrumen… for more information on that. Note that you can display the score at sounding pitch (concert pitch) by toggling the button in the bottom right of the screen.

If that is not the source if your difficulty, please come back here and attach your score.

In reply to by jonibigoods

In Properties/Chord, a y-offset of -1.05sp was set for the note. This shifts the note up without changing the pitch. Admittedly, I don't know what this function is supposed to be useful for :-).
You might have to find this setting and set the values to zero. I could guide you only for MuS 3:
Select note, set the chord offset to the default value in inspector (properties in MuS 4).

In reply to by rothers

That explains it, then. To put it back to its correct position select it and use CTRL+R (CTRL + R resets any adjustments made to an element to the defaults).

I guess that this was the result of some clumsy mouse-work. It is usually quicker and easier to input noted using the keyboard once you get the hang if it. See https://musescore.org/en/handbook/4/entering-notes-and-rests and in particular https://musescore.org/en/handbook/4/entering-notes-and-rests#selecting-… 2nd bullet and https://musescore.org/en/handbook/4/entering-notes-and-rests#keyboard-e…

In reply to by jonibigoods

" I don't really know how i did it"
As said, probably by (wrongly) shifting the note with the mouse.

"... and I don't find the setting in MS4"
1. Select the note
2. On the Properties panel click the Appearance tab
3. See the Offset settings (horizontal on the left, vertical on the right)

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