Change the voice or staff assignment
When Additional Score Options is selected in the Advanced preferences pane, you can change the voice or staff assignment of selected notes for cross staff beaming. For more information about cross staff beaming, see Beam notes across staffs.
Change the voice or staff assignment for selected notes
Do one of the following:
Choose one of the following from the Score Editor’s Functions > Note Attributes > Ties submenu:
Default Staff: Moves the selected notes to the appropriate staff according to their voice assignment.
Staff Above Voice: Moves the selected notes to the staff above the assigned voice.
Staff Below Voice: Moves the selected notes to the staff below the assigned voice.
Control-click a note head, choose Attributes > Voice/Staff Assignment from the shortcut menu, then choose an option from the submenu.