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Create a centered group name in Sibelius

by Philip Rothman on August 20, 2015 · 6 comments

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In Sibelius it’s technically impossible to center a group name between two staves and also individually name each staff. Here’s a clever workaround to the problem, along with a video tutorial explaining the concept.

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User folders and user-editable files in Sibelius

by Philip Rothman on August 11, 2015 · 1 comment

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Explore along with guest author Bob Zawalich as he takes us through the inner workings of Sibelius’s user folders and user-editable files, what their purposes are, where to find them, and how to modify them.

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In this post geared towards Sibelius power users, Bob Zawalich describes the rather generous limitations of the numbers of notehead styles and plug-ins Sibelius can support at a given time, and how to get around those limitations, if needed.

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Route Sibelius or Finale MIDI to Logic via IAC bus

by Philip Rothman on March 18, 2015 · 6 comments

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Did you know that, with just a little bit of effort, you can route your MIDI from Sibelius or Finale through Logic Pro? This tutorial will walk you through the steps.

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Reducing or enlarging noteheads to custom sizes in Finale is a cinch, but with some patience and determination, you can do it in Sibelius too.

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Plug-in guru Bob Zawalich’s tour de force on using font sizes in wildcards in Sibelius, with detailed instructions on converting points to spaces.

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15 minutes could save you 15 percent on workflow

by Philip Rothman on March 24, 2014 · 3 comments

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Spend a little time watching the new “Get Started Fast” series for Sibelius 7.5 and save a lot of time in your daily work.

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Video tutorial: Manually adjust staves and systems

by Philip Rothman on March 11, 2014 · 5 comments

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In this video tutorial, learn how to independently move a staff or a system without affecting other staves on the same page, in both Sibelius and Finale.

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New Sibelius 7.5 video tutorial series available

by Philip Rothman on February 7, 2014 · 8 comments

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The brand new five-part “Get Started Fast with Avid Sibelius 7.5” video tutorial series is designed mostly for those new to Sibelius, but seasoned users might learn a few things, too.

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Video tutorial: Optimize staff spacing

by Philip Rothman on January 13, 2014 · 5 comments

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Are you manually dragging staves up and down to make room for items in your score that are too close together? Have a look at this new video tutorial on optimizing staff spacing automatically in your Sibelius scores.

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