Set Placeholder dialog box
How to get there
- Click the Mirror tool .
- Click any measure that contains notes. The Placeholder
dialog box appears, letting you specify how many "blank" beats
you want (for use in creating a pickup measure).
- Make a selection and
What it does
If your piece has more than one staff,
Finale is asking whether the pickup measure only occurs in the staff you
clicked, or in all staves.
This Staff Only. Click this button if you want the "placeholder"
beats (invisible beats at the beginning of a pickup measure) to occur
only in the staff you clicked.
All Staves. Click this button if you want the "placeholder"
beats to occur in every staff.
• Cancel. Click OK to confirm, or Cancel to discard your set placeholder