Short barline

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Short barline

Post by LorenMurr » Tue Nov 30, 2021 1:52 pm

Hello everyone. I am a new user, just registered to this Forum, bought Finale a few months ago.

I have a very basic question. How do I make a "short bar line" (see picture)? I know that in the basic measure settings you can change the bar line to a tick, a dotted line, etc., but so far I haven't found that one yet. Any idea?

Thank you! :)

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Re: Short barline

Post by michelp » Tue Nov 30, 2021 4:07 pm

Measure Tool.
Double-click on a measure to access the Measure Attributes window. You have "Custom" on the right. You can create your own barline.
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Re: Short barline

Post by LorenMurr » Tue Nov 30, 2021 4:32 pm

Aha. I knew that, I hoped there'd be a less "creative" way to do it. In other words, I'm not really good at drawing straight lines. Thanks anyway :)

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Re: Short barline

Post by miker » Tue Nov 30, 2021 4:35 pm

If you hold the shift key down as you drag, the line will be straight.
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Re: Short barline

Post by LorenMurr » Tue Nov 30, 2021 5:41 pm

Ok thank you both!

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