Display duration bars

You can show a graphical representation of a note’s duration by displaying duration bars in the Score Editor.

When Show Advanced Tools is selected in the Advanced preferences pane, you can show duration bars for selected notes or for all notes by choosing the corresponding menu item in the Score Editor’s View > Duration Bars submenu.

Figure. Note duration bar in the Score Editor.

Display duration bars in the Score Editor

  • Choose View > Duration Bars in the Score Editor, then choose one of the following display modes:

    • Off: No duration bars are displayed.

    • Selected Notes: Duration bars are displayed for selected notes only.

      Note: Duration bars for selected notes are displayed according to the Selection Color setting in Logic Pro > Preferences > Score.

    • All Notes: Duration bars are displayed for all notes in the score.

    Note: You can also use the Toggle Duration Bar Display key command, which toggles between Off and the last selected display mode.