By choosing Up or Down you can manually flip a region of stems up or down. Finale normally decides whether a note’s stem should go up or down depending on its vertical position in the staff. If you’ve specified a multiple-voice arrangement—for example, upper voice = stems up, lower voice = stems down—using Document Options-Layers (Document menu), Finale again chooses stem directions automatically. To restore such stems to stems that can flip depending on the notes’ pitches, select the region and choose Use Default Direction. This command also removes any Reverse, Double, or Split Stem editing you’ve done with Special Tools.
Use Default Direction
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