Dorico 5.1.10 adds a new harp pedals editor, a page size editor, view options for accidentals, and better MusicXML support. In addition, more than 50 bugs have been fixed since the 5.1 release.
Finale has a dedicated tool for resizing the noteheads, notes, staves, systems, or pages of your score. We’ll show you all the ways to use it, plus other ways to scale the size of items like accidentals, mid-measure clefs, grace notes, lyrics, and chord symbols.
Detective Jason Loffredo is back with the Conquering Finale video series. His “Special Tools Investigation” will dissect each one of these tools, perform forensic analysis, and present evidence that you have access to a powerful array of engraving tools for individual notes and measures.
Like many things in Finale, the text tool offers a lot of power and control, but also many options to navigate. Here’s how to tame the type.
A review of Finale version 27. Headlining the new features are deep support for two open standards: Standard Music Font Layout (SMuFL), and MusicXML. Tighter SmartMusic integration, playback improvements, and user interface enhancements round out what’s new.
A series of notation conventions has been established over the years to identify editorial content. For the creators of critical editions, we take a comprehensive look at Dorico’s formidable set of tools for making editorial marks.
Dorico 3.1, released to coincide with the opening of the 2020 NAMM Show, introduces condensing changes, lines, bracketed noteheads, a new dynamics lane for playback, local chord symbols, Hi-DPI support on Windows, user-defined chord shapes, and loads more.
Have you ever encountered a situation in Finale where you knew that you had a phantom tie going into a note where none was supposed to exist? Learn how to fix this by watching this 2-minute video tutorial.
Cross-staff notes and accidentals have long been problematic in Sibelius — sometimes they stubbornly won’t appear when they should, no matter what you try. Here’s a way to finally get those pesky accidentals to show up.
Here’s how to correct the occasional strange accidental symbol making mischief in your score.