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 +====== Bars ======
 +===== Adding Bars =====
 +To create bars:
 +  - **Click Project** from the menu bar
 +  - Select **Add Bars...**
 +  - **Select where** to add bars by moving the mouse to the appropriate position and clicking
 +  - **Select the number of bars** you wish to add
 +  - If you wish to select a different time signature unclick the //choose automatically//​ checkbox.
 +  - **Press OK**
 +===== Deleting Bars =====
 +To remove multiple bars:
 +  - **Holding shift, double click the first bar** you wish to delete
 +  - **Holding shift, double click the last bar** you wish to delete
 +  - **Press delete**, or select //Project// --> //Delete Bars//
 +To delete a single bar quickly:
 +  - Click **Project** from the menu bar
 +  - Select **delete bars**
 +  - Select the bar you wish to delete
 +===== Incomplete Bars =====
 +An //​anacrusis//​ (incomplete bar; upbeat; upbeat figure; pickup bar) can be created by using Musink'​s [[publishing:​publish_visibility|visibility]] functionality. To create an anacrusis:
 +<WRAP download round>
 +//​**Download Project**//
 +{{:​writing:​anacrusis.musink|Download A Completed Project Of This Exercise}}
 +</​WRAP>​
 +**1.** Scroll to the start of your section
 +[{{ :​writing:​anacrusis_step1.png?​direct&​300 |}}]
 +**2.** **Add a bar** at the start of your section
 +[{{ :​writing:​anacrusis_step2.png?​direct&​300 |}}]
 +**3.** **[[writing:​start#​selecting_notes|Select]] the rests** in the bar you have just added. You can select many rests at a time by holding the control key as you click.
  
 +**4.** Press the [[basics:​user_interface#​note_and_mark_editing|visibility button]]. The visibility button appears as an opened or closed eye. Deselect the rests, and see that they have turned blue.
 +[{{ :​writing:​anacrusis_step3.png?​direct&​300 | Clicking the visibility button will turn the rests blue}}]
 +**5.** Complete your anacrusis with notes
 +[{{ :​writing:​anacrusis_step4.png?​direct&​300 |}}]
 +**6.** The rests will not appear in the published score.
 +[{{ :​writing:​anacrusis_published.png?​direct |Hidden items do not appear in published scores}}]
 +
 +<WRAP download round>
 +//​**Download Project**//
 +{{:​writing:​anacrusis.musink|Download A Completed Project Of This Exercise}}
 +</​WRAP>​
 +For more information on visibility, see [[publishing:​publish_visibility|]]. ​
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