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Post by RMBerS » Sun Jul 07, 2024 2:04 pm

Help me. I'm typing a score and I've encountered a problem. Different voices have different sizes. And the point is that the beat lines are not parallel. For three bars of 2/4 there are two bars of 3/4. How can this be typed in Sibelius?

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Post by MikeLyons » Mon Jul 08, 2024 6:48 am

From your very brief description, it is difficult to find the problem. Are the voices on the same staff or on separate staves? If on the same staff, it could be that one of the voices is set to cue size notes. If they are on separate staves, it could be that one of the staves is set to a different size.

The second issue isn't easy to sort out in sibelius. There are a number of different ways you could approach this, but all of them are fiddly and prone to error.
I would start by making the section have a time sig that is equal to the number of beats (6/4). Hide the ts.
Input the music then insert a time sig on each staff affected using the "one staff only" option from the [ctrl/cmd]t dialog. Finally, insert appropriate barlines in each part using the barline found under lines (l).
Please note thes barlines will noy stay in position if you reset spacing, so save this operation until you have finished formatting.
Good luck.
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Post by RMBerS » Mon Jul 08, 2024 10:27 am

Thank you for your reply. The problem is in the second point, when different note carriers. But I found the answer, I hope the link to the video will not be deleted, because this is a very complex problem, and it can be impossible to solve alone.

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