How to put more staves on one page

Hi! I’m working on an organ piece. Right now, I have three staves on a page, but I think there would be room for four. I can’t seem to figure it out in the engraving menu - any advice?

Welcome to the forum @jordan_03011 !

You can find options for staff spacing in Library > Layout Options > Vertical Spacing. For example, if you reduce the Ideal Gaps for between pairs of braced staves, and between systems, Dorico might recalculate which systems appear on pages and fit another on this page.

Make sure you’ve not set a fixed casting off value (X many systems per page) in Layout Options > Staves and Systems > Casting Off, which locks Dorico into following that set value, regardless of how full the page is.

(If you’ve manually dragged staves up/down on this page, just be aware that those create overrides but won’t change which staves appear on the page. You may want to reset your staff spacing to use your updated Layout Options: see here.)

Perfect, I got it to work. Thank you so much!

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