You’ve downloaded dozens or hundreds of Sibelius plug-ins — now how do you squeeze even more speed out of them and quickly access your favorites? One solution is Bob Zawalich’s My Plugins plug-in — “the plug-in’s plug-in”.
The Convert LV Symbols to LV Ties plug-in replaces LV (laissez vibrer) up and down symbols in Sibelius with native LV ties, which were introduced in the Sibelius 2020.3 update.
The Sibelius plug-in Create Tuplets Different Units automates the entire process of creating a tuplet where the “numerator” and “denominator” do not share an equivalent unit, such as two quarter notes in the space of three eighth notes.
It sounds so simple, right? Two quarter notes in the space of three eighth notes. Except… there’s a bit more to it in Sibelius and Dorico.
The impressive plug-in Flip Selected Notes makes it easy to flip or force the stem direction of notes and beamed groups in Sibelius.
It’s time for Scoring Notes Snacks, where we take music notation software topics and make them into bite-size portions. This one is about dynamic text in Sibelius. Learn how to quickly enter and modify dynamics with common shortcuts.
Introducing Scoring Notes Snacks, where we take music notation software topics and make them into bite-size portions for you to enjoy. Our first snack is a video about articulation metatools in Finale.
If you’re one of the many using Zoom to share your creations with others or teach music remotely, here’s how to configure Sibelius, Finale, Dorico, and Musescore to allow your collaborators to not only view your score, but to hear it as well.
Accurate measurement is crucial to the creation of quality music notation. Learn how to use the built-in tools in the free Acrobat Reader and Preview desktop apps to measure anything in your PDF, from staff size, to margins, to text.
In Sibelius, typing the Command (Mac) or Ctrl (Windows) key in combination with another key often means “do this, but bigger.” Get to know the keyboard shortcuts where this applies.