Range "Ambitus" in Write mode of Elements

I often play and set early music. Often the particular instrument or voice is not specified; it depends on who is available in the ensemble. It is an increasingly accepted practice in writing the range of each part to present an ‘ambitus’ at the beginning of its first stave.

The ambitus is shown as two black note-heads vertically aligned; with the lower one representing the lowest note in the part and the higher one representing the highest note.

I would assert that this would be a valid inclusion to 3.5 Elements as it is a part of the part writing and not just engraving.

The only impossible bit for Elements is removing the stem, which is an Engrave mode Property.

I’m trying to think of a workaround, but can’t think of one. Maybe at least, someone could give you a project with some stemless notes in it, which you could copy in to place?

sarebbe molto bello. In MuseScore l’operazione è semplicissima: è sufficiente trascinare il simbolo sulla chiave ed automaticamente trova l’estensione.
Speriamo nella prossima versione di Dorico.


Of course, everything must happen in the next version.

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Thank you. Nicely observed. It seems that Musescore shows how it can be done.

I have returned to Musescore and it does seem to satisfy my needs…