Change Noteheads dialog box

How to get there

  1. Choose the Selection tool icon and select the region containing the notes you want to change.
  2. Choose Utilities > Change > Noteheads.

What it does

Use this dialog box to change the noteheads in the selected region to regular noteheads or to the notehead you specify.

Noteman says: The Change Noteheads dialog box always uses the default music font in a document. If you have specified a notehead font as an independent element in the Staff Attributes dialog box, this dialog box may produce unexpected results.

  • Find: All Noteheads • All Custom Noteheads • … • Selected Notehead; Select. Use these options to specify what noteheads you want to change in the selected region. Choose All Noteheads to change all regular and custom noteheads in the selected region; choose All Custom Noteheads to change every custom notehead in the selected region; choose Selected Notehead to change only the notehead you specify in the selected region. To specify a particular notehead, enter its keyboard equivalent in the text box or click Select to choose the notehead in the Symbol Selection dialog box.
  • Change to: Regular Noteheads • … • Selected Notehead; Select. Select the replacement noteheads for the specified noteheads in the selected region. Choose Regular Noteheads to change the noteheads to standard noteheads; choose Selected Notehead to change both the custom and non-custom noteheads to the notehead you specify. To specify a particular notehead, enter its keyboard equivalent in the text box or click Select to choose the notehead in the Symbol Selection dialog box.
  • Cancel • OK. Click OK (or press RETURN) to confirm, or Cancel to discard, the changes you’ve made and return to the score.

See also:

Cue notes

Headless notes

To move individual noteheads