Making music with Copyist

How to adjust beams

Choose the arrow tool in the toolbar. Double click on the upper left edge of the beam group you wish to adjust and select Adjust Beams from the Edit menu that appears. Two handles will appear. Drag the beam up or down by dragging the left handle up or down until the beam is where you want it. Drag the right handle and the angle of the beam will change accordingly. When you have positioned the beam so that it is as you want it, press ENTER or click the right mouse button to complete the operation. To cancel the adjust operation, press ESCAPE.

How To

Enter Symbols

Enter a staff
Enter a bar line
Enter a clef
Enter a time signature
Enter a key signature
Enter a note head
Beam a group of notes
Beam a single note
Enter a crescendo
Enter a slur
Enter a guitar grid symbol
Enter a chord symbol
Create a user symbol
Enter a user symbol
Enter text
Enter lyrics

Edit Symbols

Edit text
Edit lyrics
Move a single symbol
Move a group of symbols
Adjust beams
Adjust notes within a beamed group
Adjust an adjustable symbol
Delete a symbol
Use the pasteboard

Manipulate Pages

Go to a new page
Create a new page
Insert a page
Erase a page