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By band “diamond” I’m referring to the notation the symbolizes holding the chord (usually the value of a whole or half note), it’s pretty commonly seen in contemporary band chart for pop music.

Right now the only “diamond” notehead I see on the palate is the small diamond that means playing a harmonic.

The only closer option I have is the insert a semibreve (whole note) and then toggling that into slash notation, but that is still not the diamond I was looking for.

(I’m currently using the latest version of musescore 3.)

  • Could you post an example? I for one have no idea what you're talking about. – Creynders Oct 7 at 7:35
  • Try looking in the other parts of the ornaments menu; I think I remember doing this in the past, but don't have access to MuseScore atm to check. Its probably not a note head though. – Legorhin Oct 7 at 14:47
  • Tried looking under all the menus but still can’t find what I was looking for. Did cross my mind that it probably wasn’t a note head. – Susanna Lau劉慧祺 Oct 7 at 17:33
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Are any of these what you're looking for?

Selected note heads can be changed with the Inspector by pressing F8 , then, in the ▾ Note section, by choosing "Diamond" or another shape from the Head Group pull-down.

Diamond Notehead Samples

  • Not quite. :( By the way is there anyway I can add an image to this post or comments here to show what I was looking for? I’ve the image but I just wasn’t able to find a way to upload it here... sorry I’m such a noob. :/ – Susanna Lau劉慧祺 Oct 7 at 17:31
  • I don't think photos can be uploaded to comments, but in questions and answers, by clicking on the icon to the right of '{}', or pressing Ctrl-G. – Nevin Williams Oct 7 at 18:24
  • Edit your original question to include the picture. – Laurence Payne Oct 7 at 19:04
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I think this is the nearest offered by MuseScore.

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Sibelius has these. I guess you have to get SOMETHING extra for the money!

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  • Oh man.... I guess you’re right. It’s just the availability of different “fonts” how the slash notations can appear. Thanks a lot! – Susanna Lau劉慧祺 Oct 9 at 21:51

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