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For information on changing the shapes of noteheads (to X’s, diamonds, slashes, and so on), see Note shapes. To use colored noteheads, see Document Options-Notes and Rests.

Occasionally, you may need to drag the individual noteheads horizontally—for example, to “restack” the notes of a cluster chord.

To move individual noteheads

  1. Window > Advanced Tools. Click the Special Tools Tool  image\Special_Tools_Tool.gif, and click the measure in question.
  2. Click the Notehead Position Tool  . A handle appears on each notehead.
  3. Drag any handle left or right to move the notehead. To restore a notehead to its original position, click its handle; then press DELETE.



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