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See also Beam angles;  Beaming across barlines; Beaming: feathered beaming; Beaming over rests; Beaming: Secondary beams; and Beam thickness.   

Beaming of eighth notes (and notes of smaller value) is automatic in Finale, although you can override Finale’s beaming decisions, either on a global, regional, or case-by-case basis.

Note. To automatically modify the appearance of all beams at once, use the Patterson Beams plug-in.


Breaking (or creating) a beam

Rebeaming a selected region

Creating custom beaming patterns

Preventing Finale from beaming automatically (Speedy Entry)

Beaming eighth notes in quarter note groups


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