Variant bar for one or two bars


is it possible with dorico to add like a minimal bar below the acutal bar (see screenshot) with a variant for the bar e.g. for a second repeat? How would I do it?

yes, select the bar, right click and then at staffs > add ossia staff below (german: Notenzeile > Ossia Notenzeile unterhalb hinzufügen). Be sure to have selected both staffs of your piano so two ossia staffs will be created.

Be aware that the ossia will not play back on either repeat.
(The ability to have different playback on different repeats is not yet implemented.)

If it’s actually intended for a second repeat, I think you need to use a second ending, not an ossia, unless it is truly optional.

Thanks for helping :slight_smile: