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Add text formatting changes to Score Info and plug-ins

by Philip Rothman on July 22, 2014 · 1 comment

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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.

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A free utility allows you to install a virtual printer on your Mac and make PDFs that take full advantage of Sibelius 7 and 7.5′s built-in print options.

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Stick to it with sticky tuplets, slurs and lines

by Philip Rothman on July 10, 2014 · 8 comments

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Learn about new features and a few shortcuts that were added in Sibelius 7 to help you quickly enter tuplets, slurs and lines during note input.

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Using manual repeats in Sibelius playback

by Philip Rothman on July 2, 2014 · 1 comment

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Set a custom playback order for your music, including complex repeats and gaps, using the Manual Repeats feature in Sibelius.

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Quick tip: Move notes up or down chromatically

by Philip Rothman on June 20, 2014 · 3 comments

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Move notes up or down chromatically by using this one little trick. Really.

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Trying to achieve a Sibelius look in Finale? Here are a few pointers.

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New plug-in: Dangling Ties to Slurs

by Philip Rothman on June 10, 2014 · 0 comments

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A new plug-in can replace dangling ties with slurs, for use in scores where someone has mistakenly entered slurs as ties.

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New plug-in: Disguise Score

by Philip Rothman on June 3, 2014 · 9 comments

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A new tool that randomizes the music contained within your score allows you to share your file with others to help diagnose problems, while protecting your unique genius.

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New plug-in: Position Rehearsal Marks

by Philip Rothman on May 27, 2014 · 4 comments

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A brief overview of Bob Zawalich’s new plug-in, which can center rehearsal marks at the start of a system horizontally over the clef.

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Constrain attachment points in Sibelius and Finale

by Philip Rothman on April 30, 2014 · 4 comments

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Learn how to move items away from a note, beat or staff and still have them correctly attached, in both Sibelius and Finale.

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