Changes in the following value categories have an impact on the editing process:


(All elements)

color of visual representation (default is black)

identificator of the element (read-only)

notes on the element: A string for commentary thoughts


quick access to the properties “Label” and “Notes” of all contained Staff Definitions

StaffGroupdefinition of a symbol that appears at the beginning of the staves. The choices are: none, brace, bracket, and line


the pitch of the clef can be chosen (G, F, C, GG, PERC, TAB), as well as the clef line (1-5)

the key signature can be determined (0, 1-7sharp symbols, 1-7flat symbols)

the time signature can be determined: Meter Count/Meter Unit (for example, three-quarter time)

choose as a time signature symbol: none, common time, or cut time to override the numeral display

the label of the declared staff (e.g. “piano”)

Measuredefinition of the right and left bar rendition: dashed, double, doubledashed, doubledotted, dotted, end bar, invisible, repeatboth, repeatend, repeatstart, and single


various forms of accidentals can be chosen like s=sharp or f=flat

the articulation, like acc or stacc. This can be defined via a properties dialog box which will open when you click [] > … in the Value column besides the property “Articulation”.

Check or uncheck the intended DataARTICULATION properties in the box. The articulation affects the transition or continuity on a single note or between multiple notes.

the number of dots can be specified.

the note’s value can be specified with “Duration” (“1” for “full note”, “2” for “half note” and so on)

in the “Octave” line the note can be transposed up or down by an octave (levels range from 1 to 8)

define the pitch of the note by the category “Pitchname” (a, b, c, d, e, f, g)

the direction of the note’s stem can be set upwards or downwards

the length of the note’s stem can be defined by number

a timestamp for the event, if not currently being evaluated by the system for placement

a syllable for song text


the duration of the rest can be defined by number, see "Note"

a timestamp for the event, see "Note"


the duration of the event (see "Note")

the timestamp of the event (see "Note")


the articulation can be defined

the number of dots can be specified

the chord’s value can be specified with “Duration

Note count is static (default setting “2”)

the direction of the chord’s stem can be set upwards or downwards

the length of the chord’s stem can be defined by number


the selected source that should be displayed


a set of sources connected to this reading

Slur / Tie

the curve direction can be set above or below

the timestamp can be defined


a place where the dynamic definition should be displayed (above, below, or within the system)

a timestamp, see "Note"

a value, defining the content of the dynamic definition; some key phrases (e.g. "pp") receive a special display.

Unknown Element

the name of the element type that is currently not yet supported

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