In this lesson our instructor talks about formatting. First, he talks about basic formatting such as page margins, document setup, justification, horizontal spacing, and bar numbers. Then he talks about adjusting Vertical Position for the Title, Composer, Tempo Markings. Lastly, he lectures on the magnetic layout.
Document Setup: It can be found under layout tab on the left hand side. You can click on dialog launcher icon to view your Document Setup window.
Justification: Vertical Justification spread the staves and systems out such that they fill the height of the page, providing consistency across pages in score layout.
Horizontal Spacing: We can simply make changes on a scores layout horizontally by creating system & page breaks.
Sibelius automatically adds bar numbers to your score
You can make changes under Engraving Rules > Bar Numbers
Other Adjustments: You can adjust the information at the top of your score, such as: Title, Composer Name & Tempo info.
Appearance > Design and Position
Magnetic Layout: It is a feature that design to position the score objects correctly on the page without any collisions of other objects.
Layout Tab > magnetic Layout
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.