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An upbar or pick-up or anacrusis is a bar often found at the start of a tune (or part of it) having less duration than prescribed by the tune's meter.

An upbar is established by forcing preliminary end-of-bar by inserting a bar line using the bar line-menu or the hotkey <>

A similar construct is possible whenever you need an incomplete bar in the middle of a tune.