In this lesson our instructor talks about editing text. First, he discusses design and position. Then he talks about rehearsal marks and instrument names. Lastly, he lectures on creating and entering chord symbols.
Editing Text Style: You need to make a selection of a text, and then apply the changes in the format group.
Design & Position: You can always reset the design and position of the text under the Appearance Tab.
Rehearsal Marks: They look just like other text on the score page. It would appear boxed on the left side score page.
Instrument Names: You can edit the appearance of you instrument name son your score by selecting Instruments under Engraving Rules and at the top of the dialog box.
Creating Chord Symbols: You can get to Chord Symbols under Engraving Rules. You can choose your suffix for the quality of the chords that you wish.
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.
Avid Sibelius 7 is the top music notation software and manages to have a clean and simple interface while containing a plethora of tools for music writing. This version also includes MusicXML, allowing users to collaborate.
For learners who have an older version of Sibelius, this is the upgrade option from Avid. Note that the purchaser must have the serial number from their previous versions to register and use the update.