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Composite Time Signature dialog box

How to get there

  1. Click the Time Signature tool  image\Time_Signature_Tool.gif, and double-click the measure in which you want to change the meter. The Time Signature dialog box appears.
  2. Click Composite. Or, click the Options button and select the Composite button in the expanded options section of the Time Signature dialog box.

What it does

This dialog box allows you to create complex time signatures.

For example, to specify a dotted quarter as the beat duration, enter 1536 (1024 EDUs = quarter note, plus 512 EDUs = eighth note for the dot value).


See Also:

Time signatures

Time Signature dialog box

Time Signature Tool



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