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9.1 Converting staff line types

You may convert staff properties simply by choosing an alternative staff type. For exam- ple, you may want to convert a line of standard notation (melody) to guitar TAB (6-string guitar). Or reverse it: change TAB to notation. This is all done in Staff Properties.

To change staff property types),

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a. Select the Properties Tool then click on the yellow arrow to the left of the staff you wish to change.


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FIGURE 9 - 1: Staff Properties: Changing staff type


b. Check the “Apply staff type” box and choose a new staff line configuration from the list of available staff types in the pull-down menu.


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c. Select how to apply the change in the “Apply to” pull-down menu: Entire part, Current staffline or system, All parts in all systems, System + (current system for- ward).

d. Push OK to apply the change.

NOTE: It is recommended to correct mis-recognized symbols before changing the staff height since this could cause loss of synchronicity between the TIFF / ENF screens. Once synchronicity is lost, the floating scan window will open so you will still maintain some reference.