To turn off or on the metronome for playback or recording:
|Toggle the metronome button in the toolbar to the down or up position for on or off.|
To specify whether the metronome should be on or off by default:
|1.||In the Perform menu, choose Metronome Setup command.|
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While holding down the CTRL key, click the metronome button in the toolbar.
Composer will display the Metronome Setup dialog box, as illustrated in Setting up the Metronome.
|2.||Set a check mark or not for the two options at the top of the Metronome Setup dialog box, for "Metronome is on during playback" and "Metronome is on during recording".|
To specify how many measures and beats the metronome should lead in before the start of playback or recoding:
|Choose the Pickup Beats command in the Perform menu.|
For more information, see Setting Up Pickup Beats.