Four types of selection in Sibelius

A couple of days ago, I wrote that one of the axioms of efficient use of Sibelius is: “Copy, don’t reinput.” With that in mind, I thought it was worth reinforcing one of the corollaries of that axiom, concerning the four types of selection in Sibelius. Those four types are as follows: single selection, where […]

Getting selective with filters

One of the axioms for efficient use of Sibelius is: “Copy, don’t re-input.” If you can copy and paste something rather than input it again, you’re going to save time. Sibelius provides many ways to copy and paste, including Alt+click, R to repeat something after itself, multicopy (to fill one or more staves with one […]

Multicopy, multicopy, multicopy…

One of the hidden gems amongst the many hundreds of time-saving features in Sibelius is multicopy. Simply put, multicopy allows you to take any selection – whether it’s a passage of notes, or a dynamic mark, or a selection of chord symbols – and quickly copy it to many staves, either once or multiple times, […]