I'm currently using MuseScore for transcribing my drum notation and it's working great - except I can't seem to find a repeat for a section to repeat more than once.
How can I notate multiple repeats?
To repeat multiple times in MuseScore1:
1MuseScore version (64-bit): 126.96.36.1998020600, revision: github-musescore-musescore-3224f34. This solution has been verified on Mac (MuseScore v. 3.6) and Windows (MuseScore v. 3.5).
2It is imperative that the measure containing the end-repeat sign be the one selected. When selecting any other measure, the "Play count" option does not appear in the "Measure Properties" dialog box. See step 2.
Aaron’s answer addresses how you can playback multiple repeats, but not actually how you engrave it. Note that there is not a clear standard for how to specify multiple repeats, also consider this discussion: Is there a definitive notation for multiple repeats?
If you have something in mind like displaying a
...x above the repeat bar line you will be out of luck, MuseScore does not support that. While it is possible to balance Articulations on top of bar lines (I think mainly for the sake for fermatas) you cannot do the same for arbitrary text. It is a feature that could easily be implemented, even as a tickable property of bar lines. So the only chance is to create a text and manually balance it on top of the bar, hoping the layout does not change.
But then, as stated in the answers to the linked question this is a rather sloppy and ambiguous way of specifying such a thing anyway. Other options include the use of Volta brackets or adding a Text Play n times at the start of the repeat.