To move first part to the LEFT of measure 1

I want my song to start before measure 1. How can I drag part 1 to the LEFT of normal start position?

To do this you would create a bar offset in Project Settings.


Thanks Steve, that’s just what the song needed (or any song that uses an anacrusis to be played before beat 1) It worked fine. Thanks John

Ah, that’s a neat trick I didn’t know about, thanks for sharing!

You could also just use the Insert Silence command to insert a bar before the start of the MIDI part.

Yes. In my view though, a bar offset is always better for this use-case. Firstly because it follows the composer’s exact intent, which is to place bar #1 at a certain point in the music, and because this only changes that one thing, regardless of selection or tool.

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