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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 · 3 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 · 5 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 · 4 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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Share your music with Scorch using Google Drive

by Philip Rothman on January 2, 2014 · 5 comments

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A point-by-point guide on how to take advantage of the cloud storage that Google Drive offers to share Sibelius files online with Scorch.

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Edit and notate a complex click track right in the Sibelius score and parts of a piece, and have the actual sound file for the click track created automatically.

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Working with page numbers in Sibelius

by Philip Rothman on October 29, 2013 · 3 comments

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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.

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Go wild with text wildcards

by Philip Rothman on August 5, 2013 · 1 comment

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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.

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Discover a Sibelius “minus world”

by Philip Rothman on July 8, 2013 · 8 comments

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With this undocumented hack, you can place a graphic on the bottom of the first page of music in every part of your Sibelius file.

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