[sib-access] Re: deleting every thing on one stave

Dan,
You are absolutely right. Thanks.
Claudio 

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[mailto:sib-access-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Dan Rugman
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Subject: [sib-access] Re: deleting every thing on one stave

Claudio,

You've mixed up your menu options.

Alt + Shift + A is the keystroke for "select system passage".  A system
passage contains everything (including the staves and all system items)
between the start and end of the selection.  Selecting the system is the
only way to completely remove empty bars from the score.

Control + Shift + A is the select more option and works as outlined in my
previous post. 

Dan Rugman
 
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[mailto:sib-access-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Claudio Sacco
Sent: 01 January 2009 09:09
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Subject: [sib-access] Re: deleting every thing on one stave

Kevin,
If a bar is selected and then if you chosse select more "shortcut
alb+Shift+A", the whole bar will be selected inclusively staff items 
alb+Shift+like
barlines and staff lines. This selection method is very handy for example to
delete empty bars at the end of a score. Move to the first empty bar, select
to the end, Alt+Shift+A, and finally delete and the empty bars disappears.
Regards
Claudio

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[mailto:sib-access-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Kevin Gibbs
Sent: Thursday, January 01, 2009 1:08 AM
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Subject: [sib-access] Re: deleting every thing on one stave

Steph,
        Assuming that you only want to delete the notes and rests in one
staff without deleting the staff itself, do the following:
1.  Make sure that you are in the staff whose notes you wish to delete.
2.  Under the Edit Menu, select the Select submenu and go to Select Bars.
3.  You will be in a dialog with a from and through box.  You'll be in the
through box.  Type the number of the last bar whose notes you wish to
delete.
4.  Tab to the next box.  Usually, the first note of the score will be
selected in that box already.   If you want to delete from some point within
a score that is not the beginning, type the number the bar at which you wish
to start your deletion.  There is no way to begin your deletion at a point
within a bar using this command.
5.  Tab to the box that says make system selection and be certain that it is
not checked.  This is important because if you have checked it, not only the
notes, but also the very staves will be removed which will change the number
of bars in your score.
7.  Tab to and click OK.  You should find that you have empty bars on the
staff whose notes you wish to remove.
        As far as I know, this select command was not in Sibelius 3.  I just
discovered it myself and I think it's very cool.
        There are also select all and select more commands.  I've done some
fiddling with the select more command and, as far as I can tell, if you are
on the first beat of a bar in one staff and choose select more, the entire
bar will be selected.  However, if you are at the first beat of a bar in
more than one staff, say a piano, for example and select more, nothing seems
to happen.  Finally, it also appears that if you are on a beat other than 1
in a bar and select more, nothing seems to happen.
        Anyone else feel free to chime in and correct anything I've gotten
wrong here.
Kevin

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[mailto:sib-access-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Stephanie Mitchell
Sent: Wednesday, December 31, 2008 5:13 PM
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Subject: [sib-access] deleting every thing on one stave


Is there a way to delete every thing on one stave?
Steph
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