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Matt
Post: May 16th 2007 at 4:18 PM

This is aggravating me! How do you add a note/beat to the current measure?


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Colm
Post: Mar 8th 2008 at 7:16 PM

If you want to extend a measure by a beat, go to the measure in question, from the toolbar select 'composition' and then 'time signature' and add a new time signature to the measure.
You will have to change the time signature back in the succeeding measures to ensure only one bar has the extra beat.


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Dan from San Diego
Post: Sep 4th 2008 at 9:34 PM

Seems as good a place as any to ask:
I think the answer misses the point of the question.

Let's say I've entered a dozen measures worth of notes.
Now I decide that the first note in the second measure ought to be a half-note, not a quarter note. I want everything else to just slide later in time, making the song a quarter-note longer.

Is there no way to do this other than deleting the last eleven measures, and re-entering them all? Like fixing a mis-spelling, or inserting a word, during text editing?
No way to move measure boundaries?


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sean
Post: Dec 9th 2008 at 7:33 AM

i've also had troubles with this last night. Ended up in my having to delete 10 bars worth of information to fix the problem. Surely there is a way....


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BMU
Post: Sep 25th 2010 at 4:54 PM

Seeing as these posts stem from 2007 unanswered, I guess there isn't a way?


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Anonymous
Post: Nov 12th 2010 at 1:45 PM

After posting above I realized the 'move one beat left/right/custom beat move' commands under the beat move menu address my problem perfectly. They can be mapped them to shortcut keys too, this is great!


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