Rhythmic Notation Stem Direction

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Rhythmic Notation Stem Direction

Post by JohnJSherry » Wed Sep 09, 2020 5:57 pm

I've written my chart using standard notation and tab and I've changed the standard notation to Rhythmic notation and I now want the stems to go up so I selected the notation staves and clicked on Utilities/ Stem Direction/ Up, but they won't change direction.

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Re: Rhythmic Notation Stem Direction

Post by Peter Thomsen » Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:17 pm

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Re: Rhythmic Notation Stem Direction

Post by JohnJSherry » Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:07 pm

I selected the staff tool, double clicked a measure which opened up Staff Attributes, hit Settings next to Alternate Notation and selected Rhythmic Notation and Stems up, but it made no difference.

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Re: Rhythmic Notation Stem Direction

Post by zuill » Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:39 pm

That's because you applied Rhythmic Notation with a Staff Style. Double click the Staff Style bar above the staff, and there you can edit the Alternate Notation the way Peter suggested by selecting the box for Stems Up.

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Re: Rhythmic Notation Stem Direction

Post by JohnJSherry » Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:47 pm

Aha! Thanks Zuill!

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