How many versions of Handel’s Messiah are there? It’s hard to say, but by using Dorico’s flows and condensing features, it’s possible to prepare a version to suit your particular performance.
Sibelius 2022.5 is out, making it easier to apply a header or footer on a per-section basis, such as a song or movement. Also added is the ability to define or change the content of a wildcard directly in the score.
In Sibelius, when working in a file with a score and parts, you can unintentionally break the link between the wildcards used for title and composer text. It can cause a whale of a problem, but fortunately there’s a way to escape.
In this second of two posts in a series, we explore working with master pages in Dorico: adding custom master pages, inserting master page changes, and creating additional master page sets.
One of Dorico’s most helpful features for score layout is the introduction of master pages. In this first post in a series, we explain the basics of how master pages work and how to edit them.
A tour de force on using font sizes in wildcards in Sibelius, with detailed instructions on converting points to spaces.
By knowing a few easy-to-learn codes, you can be a formatting change wizard and get Sibelius to automatically apply line-breaks and make font, character and style modifications.
Here’s a powerful Sibelius plug-in that can instantly hide or show all the page numbers in the score, parts, or both — something that previously had to be done one page number region at a time and one part at a time.
Page numbers in Sibelius can be a bit of a mystery if you need to change their defaults. This in-depth post will take you through how page numbers are created, controlled, and modified in Sibelius.
They’re not so wild and crazy: in this brief video tutorial I describe how to insert text wildcards so that your text will update automatically in all instances where wildcards appear.