You can do just about anything with time signatures in Finale, if you know how to tame the beast. In this video tutorial series, start with the basics and then learn about composite, alternating and independent time signatures, how to make them film score “oversize” style, pickup measures, and more.
Learn the key to key signatures in Finale — actually, several of them. Start with the basics and document options, then move on to keyless signatures, independent and mid-measure key signatures, and programming metatools for speed and power.
Learn how to use Finale’s Clef Tool and harness all of its power, including mid-measure clef changes, positioning, spacing, customizable clefs, and more.
The Score Manager is command central for your Finale document. Get to know every control on the dashboard, from file info to managing and changing instruments, setting transpositions, setting sound libraries, tablature, and more.
Master the humble Selection Tool in Finale and you will save precious seconds every time. Multiplied by a few hundred or a few thousand times each time you use it, and it adds up.
Navigate through Finale in the Conquering Finale video tutorial series, and learn about everything from its tool palettes to view modes.