If you’re an engraving stickler, the default appearance of octave lines in Sibelius will leave you feeling frustrated for several reasons. Here’s how to improve how they look and “go with Gould”.
MakeMusic has released Finale version 26.2.2. This maintenance release includes several notation improvements in advance of MakeMusic’s forthcoming musical content sharing mechanism, and some other fixes to MusicXML export/import and elsewhere.
MakeMusic has released Finale version 26.2. This maintenance release is squarely focused on bug fixes and other improvements rather than new features. The most significant item in 26.2 for Mac users is full support for macOS 10.15 Catalina.
There are preferences and then there are the Preferences, with a capital P — settings in an application that can significantly shape your regular work. Whether or not Dorico is your preferred program, let’s find out what Preferences it offers.
Bob Zawalich, the plug-in developer’s developer, explains how to use Sibelius’s dialog editor to change plug-in dialog default values, should you wish to tailor certain plug-ins to suit your workflow.
Why should you care if your preference file was deleted? What are the Preferences and what do they do? Here are some tips about preference settings that may shed a little light on, if not improve upon, the way you use Sibelius.