Shortcuts MuseScore for Windows

We present to your attention the shortcuts for the MuseScore for Windows which is used on the operating system Windows, in this hotkeys description 53 of the most popular and important shortcuts are offered. You can also add your changes on our portal if you consider the data insufficiently complete or add a new program from the very beginning.
Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Home Beginning of Score
End End of Score
Ctrl+Tab Next Score
Shift+Ctrl+Tab Previous Score
Ctrl++ Zoom In
Ctrl+- Zoom Out

Note Input Shortcuts

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
N Begin Note Input Mode
Esc Leave Note Input Mode

Duration Shortcuts

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Q Half Duration Of Previous Note
W Double Duration Of Previous Note
Shift+Q Decrease Duration By a Dot
Shift+W Increase Duration By a Dot

Voices Shortcuts

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+Alt+1 Voice 1
Ctrl+Alt+2 Voice 2
Ctrl+Alt+3 Voice 3
Ctrl+Alt+4 voice 4

Pitch Shortuts

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
R Repeat Previous Note or Chord
Ctrl+Up Arrow Raise Pitch By Octave
Ctrl+Down Arrow Lower Pitch By Octave
R Repeat Selection
Up Arrow Raise Pitch By Semi-Tone
down Arrow Lower Pitch By Semi-Tone

Interval Shortcuts

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Alt+Num Add Inreval Above Current Note

Layout Shortcuts

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
X Flip Direction
Shift+X Mirror Note Head
} Increase Stretch of Measure(S)
{ Decrease Stretch of Measure(S)
Ctrl+Return page Back On Selected Barline

Articulations Shortcuts

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Shift+S Staccato
Shift+N Tenuto
Shift+V Sforzato
Shift+O Marcato
< Crescendo
> Decrescendo

Text Entry Shortcuts

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+T Staff Text
Ctrl+Shift+T System Text
Alt+T Tempo Text
Ctrl+M Rehearsal Mark

Lyrics Entry shortcuts

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+L Enter Lyrics on a Note
Shift+Space Previous Lyrics Syllable
Alt+left Arrow Move Lyric Syllable Left by 0.01sp
Alt+Right Arrow Move Lyric Syllable Right by 0.01sp
Ctrl+Up Arrow Up to Previous Stanza
Ctrl+Down Arrow Down to Next Stanza

Display Shortcuts

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
F12 Navigator
F11 Play Panel
F10 Mixer
F9 Palette
F8 Inspector
F6 Selection Filter

Miscellaneous Shortcuts

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
V Toggle Visibility on Selected Element(S)
I Show Instruments Dialog
M Toggle Multi-Measure Rests On or Off
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Date of change: 24.01.2019
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*Some of the keys listed may not work in older versions of the program