Moving objects more quickly

Here’s a quick tip that could speed up your use of Sibelius. The program provides a number of ways of moving objects in the score, including: Dragging them with the mouse Nudging them with the arrow keys Nudging them by changing the values of X and Y in the General panel of Properties. Naturally, you […]

Tips for quicker and easier note editing

Student Colin Griggs says, bluntly, “Sibelius Sucks.” Colin says that Sibelius’s handling of composition is neither elegant nor beautiful, that Sibelius 5 is rather bloated, and that “everything about it screams awkward.” Naturally, I couldn’t disagree more! But Colin does make a good point regarding what happens to existing notes when you decide to change […]