Add Pickup Bar

Version 01.76.00
Added 09 May 2008 (last updated 07 Mar 2014)

For use with Sibelius 5, Sibelius 6, Sibelius 7.1, Sibelius 7.5 and Sibelius 8.x

Adds a pickup bar of a specified length before a specified bar. It moves any system objects (title, copyright, time signature, etc.) formerly attached to the following bar to the pickup bar.

Specify the pickup bar length by choosing from the list box or typing the first letter or number (key) in the list, with optional plus signs or spaces separating multiple entries.

Updated 2 April 2009 for internal code cleanup

Updated 15 May 2010 to fix incorrect copying of special barlines.

Updated 29 November 2011 to add . (dot) as an allowable duration.

Updated 24 January 2012 to fix issues with bar number changes.

Updated 26 February 2012 to fix dialog text overflow in Sib 7

Updated 14 March 2012 to add warnings where score starts with a page number change or with hidden staves.

Updated 19 October 2012. For Sib 7.1.3 and later, the plugin will now restore the Hide Empty Staves state of all the staves that were hidden before adding the pickup bar.

Plug-in written by Bob Zawalich.